Archive For The “Sushi/Japanese” Category


By | September 25, 2006

Umi 5849 Ellsworth Ave Shadyside, 15232 412-362-6198 Tu-Th: 5-9:30; F-Sat: 5-10:30 In honor of our recent trip to Italy (literally, we just stepped off the plane yesterday), I’d like to review…..a sushi place?  What?  What’s wrong with me?  I just ate my way through fifteen days of incredible Italian food and I come home to […]

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Sushi Kim

By | July 7, 2006

Sushi Kim 1241 Penn Ave Strip, 15222 412-281-9956 Tu-Th: 11:30-10; F-Sat: 11:30-11; Sun: 12-9 Sushi Kim is two things: Sushi and Kim (where ‘Kim’ = ‘Korean food’). The sushi had a time and a place in my life, but frankly it isn’t all that great. I hear tell from native Koreans that the Korean dishes […]

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By | May 12, 2006

Kiku Station Square, 15219 412-765-3200 Lunch: Tu-Sun: 11:30-2:00 Dinner: Mon-Th: 5-10; F & Sat: 5-11; Sun: 5-10 Kiku is a Japanese restaurant in Station Square.  Suffice it to say, Station Square is not really my ‘style’, so I never thought I’d find a place to go there that I thought worthwhile.  That is, besides the […]

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Oishii Bento

By | January 30, 2006

Oishii Bento 119 Oakland Ave Oakland, 15213 412-687-3335 M-S 11-8:30 Every week I thank the heavens for Oishii Bento. Situated in the heart of Oakland, this bright little Sushi and Japanese/Korean restaurant brings fresh flavors at phenomenal prices. Oishii Bento translates to the ‘yummy lunchbox’, and it is such a cute name you want to […]

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