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The Idea of Non-Raw Fish Sushi

Hi everybody. I hope you are all well! I received the following e-mail from a fan:   Dear Morimoto, I’ve watched you on Iron Chef America and you are one of my favorite chefs. The reason I’m saying this is because I’ve enjoyed Asian food since I was little and because I’ve known a friend [...]

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A New Spring Dish From Start To Finish

I’ve been working on new dishes for the spring menu at Tribeca Canvas. As many of you know from my sushi art, I like to visualize and draw a new idea on paper before actually cooking and plating the dish. Here’s how I imagined my new red snapper dish from start to finish.     This is [...]

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Vote Jessica Entzel for F&W People’s Best New Pastry Chef

UPDATE: Jessica Entzel, our pastry chef at Morimoto Napa, is nominated for Food & Wine People’s Best New Pastry Chef! VOTE FOR JESSICA HERE: http://ow.ly/jDHEA Jessica’s version of the “S’more” is the most popular dessert on the menu. It’s made with a dark chocolate feuilletine, smoked soy chocolate mousse, kurumitsu graham infused ice cream, vanilla marshmallow cream and dark [...]

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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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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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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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Tribeca Canvas is Open

UPDATE: Tribeca Canvas is now open late night! From Thursday through Saturday, the snack menu will be available until 3am and the bar is open until 4am.  Dear Friends, I’m so happy that Tribeca Canvas is open down on Church Street. The very talented Thomas Schoos designed the interior and painted the canvas panels himself. [...]

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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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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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Cooking Live with Chef Ming Tsai & Friends

Dear Friends, For those of you that will be in NYC this fall, be sure to check out Cooking Live with Chef Ming Tsai & Friends on September 18, 2012, 6:30pm at The Ritz-Carlton Battery Park. Chef Morimoto, along with world-renowned celebrity chefs such as Mario Batali, Marc Forgione and “sous-chef” Matt Damon(!) to name [...]

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