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More Sushi Art

As many of you already know, drawing is my hobby. I’d like to share more sushi art with you. Enjoy! I drew this salmon roe sushi yesterday:     And this is my personal favorite:   What do you think?

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Morimoto Slider and Amstel Light Frozen Beer Shake

Dear Friends, I made these sliders this past weekend for Burger Bash at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival and demonstrated how to make them on VH1′s Big Morning Buzz Live With Carrie Keagan. We make these sliders at Morimoto Mexico and they’re made with 100% Wagyu beef. Make sure to enjoy the burgers with [...]

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Minister’s Award for Overseas Promotion of Japanese Food

UPDATE: ‘Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto Honored by the Japanese Government’ featured on the Consulate-General of Japan website. Click here to read it. I am honored to have received the Minister’s Award for Overseas Promotion of Food. I would like to thank everyone for their continued support. The award was presented to me this past Sunday, February 17, [...]

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Valentine’s Day in Japan & White Chocolate Sorbet

Dear Friends, Did you know that Valentine’s Day in Japan is the day for single women to tell one’s feeling to someone she is interested in with a gift of chocolate? It’s from women to men only! Men don’t give anything to women on Valentine’s Day in Japan. For couples, women are also supposed to give [...]

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Holiday Sukiyaki

Dear Friends, Christmas is just around the corner. Did you already prepare a gift for your loved ones? Do you have any plans for Christmas dinner? Meatloaf, roast chicken, roast turkey? Why don’t you add a Japanese dish to your traditional Christmas dinner this year? Maybe it will become a family favorite! For family Christmas dinner, [...]

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Getting Ready for Flavor! Napa Valley

Dear Friends, I’m excited to work with Napa Valleys’ top chefs at Flavor! Napa Valley, which will take place from Nov. 14-Nov. 18, 2012.   I will be participating in the following events: Wednesday, November 14 – Chef Kang and I will be at First Taste Napa, a small-plates kick-off accompanied by tastes of fine wine [...]

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Aloha, Maui!

Dear Friends, I’m happy to announce that Morimoto Maui will be opening at the Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort & Spa in the summer of 2013! This will be my second restaurant in Hawaii since opening Morimoto Waikiki in 2010. At Morimoto Maui, the menu will focus on Hawaii’s freshest, local ingredients executed with traditional Japanese [...]

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Ready to Rock and Roll at the NYCWFF!

Dear Friends, Are you ready to rock and roll with me at the NYC Wine and Food Festival? I hope so! Please join my friends and I at 11pm on Friday, Oct. 12, at the Harvard Club for “Rock & Roll with Morimoto” - a karaoke-themed, Asian-inspired, late night party presented by Eater! Last year, pals Guy Fieri, [...]

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Aki Matsuri 2012

Dear Friends, I’m excited to be a special guest at the Gohan Society’s Aki Matsuri 2012, Japanese autumn festival. The event will take place on Oct. 4th from 6:30pm to 9:30pm at the Brooklyn Brewery. I will be talking about the traditional point of view of sushi. I will also be demonstrating simple sushi cooking. [...]

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Skewers at LAX

UPDATE: Check out the video of the Skewers/Wolfgang Puck Express opening at LAX…and see me sing!

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