teppan


V.20 No.15 | 4/14/2011
Nigiri
Sergio Salvador salvadorphoto.com

Restaurant Review

Japanese Kitchen

Hidden treasures await

Japanese Kitchen is doing something right. The well-established restaurant has barley a glimpse of street view—and from Americas Parkway, at that. Buried in a nondescript business cluster across Louisiana from ABQ Uptown, Japanese Kitchen is spread between two kitty-cornered buildings that are separated by a shaded plaza. Despite their near-invisibility, Japanese Kitchen’s sushi bar and steakhouse get quite busy—even rowdy at times, especially in the teppan corner.
V.20 No.2 | 1/13/2011
Tempura-fried strips of hot green chile star in the New Mexico roll.
Sergio Salvador salvadorphoto.com

Restaurant Review

I Love Sushi

A fish-oiled machine

In two visits to I Love Sushi, I witnessed four birthdays. Having never partied there myself, I asked a sushi chef to fill in the blanks on why the place is such a popular birthday destination.

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