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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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Next Stop: Las Vegas

Dear Friends, They say, “What happens in Las Vegas, stays in Las Vegas,” but I hope that isn’t the case with my new restaurant, I hope you tell all your friends about it.  I’m so excited to be making this dream of mine into a reality with the launch of my first restaurant in Las [...]

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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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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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Sushi Art

Drawing is my hobby, so I thought I’d share some of my sushi art with you. Enjoy!                    

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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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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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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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