Posts Tagged "Sushi"

Neta

Posted by on Aug 22, 2013 in everything, gluten free grubbing | 0 comments

Neta

One thing there is not a shortage of in Manhattan is sushi. With so many options, how does one narrow it down and pick the best of the best? I’ll help you out – Neta. Translated as “fresh ingredients of sushi” in Japanese, this minimalist joint is serving up some amazing grub. Of course, one would expect no less considering Masa veterans, chef Nick Kim and Jimmy Lau, are running this eatery. We decided to go with the omakase, or chef’s choice. As the waiter was taking our order, he politely asked if there were any food allergies to which I responded, “gluten”. He smiled and said we are happy to accommodate you – one of the...

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Arami

Posted by on Aug 9, 2013 in everything, gluten free grubbing | 0 comments

Arami

Chicago is known for a few things; deep dish pizza, hot dogs and wind…but not sushi. That’s not to say that this city doesn’t churn out some amazing Japanese restaurants, and Arami happens to be one of them. In my neurotic fashion I called ahead to confirm that they had tamari (aka GF soy sauce) and was told that not only did they have it, but they also had a gluten-free menu. Unfortunately they don’t have a copy of their gluten-free menu posted online. However, we did order a bunch of stuff so you can get an idea. Including, but not limited to (I couldn’t grab photos of everything): First time I’ve ever seen brussels sprouts at a...

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Tomatoe’s

Posted by on Jun 5, 2013 in everything, gluten free grubbing | 0 comments

Tomatoe’s

What was once devastated by the wrath of Hurricane Sandy, Tomatoe’s in Margate NJ now stands strong; newly renovated and prepared to accept the influx of summer beach vacationers. This restaurant was recommended to me by a Margate local whom I deemed trustworthy. Upon further inspection of their menu, I become a bit skeptical: An name that alludes to Italian food and a menu serving everything from macaroni & cheese to sashimi - something seemed off.     In an effort to remain open-minded, we took a trip over to Tomatoe’s for dinner this past Saturday while in town. The place was swarming with people including plenty of cougars looking to hang by the bar...

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Pandang

Posted by on Feb 26, 2013 in everything, gluten free grubbing | 0 comments

Pandang

  Although I usually try to lure my family into the city when we all get together- there are a handful of times when I enjoy hopping the Hudson into the garden state in favor of visiting them. Those times would be shopping trips (malls, Costco etc), relaxing in an actual house or driving a car. It also includes eating at old favorites – and Pandang happens to be one of them. Located in South Orange NJ, this place is very easily accessible via NJ Transit train (walking distance from the station and my all time Sth Orange favorite – Town Hall Deli). And on the plus side? They knew exactly what I could/could not have and distinctly told me what contained...

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5 Napkin Burger

Posted by on Dec 17, 2012 in everything, gluten free grubbing | 2 comments

5 Napkin Burger

  What does cheesey hamburgers and sushi rolls have in common? 5 Napkin Burger – a burger joint serving up an eclectic menu filled with several tempting burger variations and yes, sushi rolls amongst other non-relating items (pork taquitos?). With locations in and around NYC, 5 Napkin Burger got it’s start as a menu item at Nice Matin on the UWS. After receiving rave reviews of it’s burger, the boys behind Nice Matin, Simon Oren and Andy D’Amico, decided to carry the name over to a new spot. I headed over to the Hell’s Kitchen location after some company holiday party debauchery.   While 5 Napkin does have gluten-free buns (!) I...

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