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Super Bowl Shrimp Nachos

Super Bowl XLVIII is almost here. Whether you’re a Seattle Seahawks fan, Denver Broncos fan or just a fan of Super Bowl commercials, great food is essential to any Super Bowl party. One of my favorite snacks during the Super Bowl is nachos. Below is my recipe for Shrimp Nachos. I’ve even included my recipes [...]

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Opening in 2014: Chicago and South Beach

Dear Friends, I’m happy to share with you some exciting news. I have two new projects that I have been working on that will be opening this year: Japonais by Morimoto in Chicago I will be collaborating with the Japonais team and we are remodeling and reopening their Chicago location. We will be adding an open kitchen, [...]

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A New Holiday Tradition

Happy Holidays Friends! I hope you all are having a wonderful holiday season. If you’re looking for something different to spice up your Christmas meal or holiday party, why not try adding some sushi to the menu. Maybe something like this beautiful dish from Morimoto Napa or the chef’s choice sashimi combination from Morimoto NYC. I [...]

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Giving Is Sweet

Dear Friends, For the month of November, my Morimoto restaurant in Philadelphia, PA will be donating 10% of all dessert sales to the Prostate Cancer Foundation. Additionally, our pastry chef Thomas McCarthy has created a special Peanut Chew ice cream. We will be selling this special ice cream in pints and donating 100% of the revenues [...]

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A Look Back at NYCWFF 2013

Hi Everyone, I hope you all had as much fun as I had this weekend! The Food Network‘s NYC Wine and Food Festival took place this past weekend and I was involved in three great events. On Friday night I hosted the “Rockin’ Dumplings and Rollin’ Sushi” presented by Eater at the Harvard Club. I had such a wonderful time singing karaoke and [...]

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Rockin’ Dumplings, Rollin’ Sushi & More at NYCWFF

Dear Friends, I can’t believe it’s been almost a year since the last Food Network NYC Wine and Food Festival. My friends and I had such a great time at last year’s karaoke event that I can’t wait to do it again. For everyone lucky enough to grab tickets to this year’s sold out “Rockin’ Dumplings and [...]

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The First Pitch

Dear Friends, I had the great honor to throw out the first pitch Monday, Aug. 12 when the Chicago White Sox took on the Detroit Tigers at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago.  I loved baseball growing up and used to play in high school. It was nice to be back in a ballpark and enjoy my favorite food [...]

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Billionaire Boys Club Anniversary Dinner At Tribeca Canvas

Dear Friends, We were very excited to host the 10th Anniversary of the Billionaire Boys Club at Tribeca Canvas this week.  It was a wonderful opportunity and we congratulate them on their anniversary. Guests that attended included Jay-Z, Beyonce, Pharrell, Q-Tip, KAWS, Nigo, Mark McNairy, Terry Richardson, Daniel Arsham, Lorraine Schwartz and Chris Bevans. What a party! See more photos from [...]

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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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