The Sushi Chef: Oona Tempest and Toshio Oguma



Tanoshi Sushi NYC was born from a variety of happy accidents. King Ang, the owner, happened to come across an empty space on the Upper East Side that had no kitchen—which led him to make it a sushi bar. Toshio Oguma, the head sushi chef, was finishing up work in California when his wife found a Craigslist ad for an experienced sushi chef. Now, three years later, Tanoshi is creating some of most delicious sushi in New York City (and offering the most affordable omakase).

Toshio Oguma believes the most important part of making sushi is maintaining one’s ‘magokoro’ (true heart), which is clear in each piece of sushi he presents to his guests. This philosophy also extends to his teaching. Oguma-san will teach anybody with one condition: they have passion.Through the work of his most recent apprentice—Oona Tempest, who works behind the sushi bar—one can see that this is definitely the case. With a background in Japanese art, Oona is just one more example of a series of fortunate and random events that has led to the success of Tanoshi.

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Best Gourmet Burger Restaurant – Upper East Side, New York



http://jacksonholeburgers.com – Looking for the best gourmet burger restaurant in NYC? Visit Jackson Hole in one of our many locations in the Upper West, Upper East, Queens, Murray Hill, and New Jersey. Join us for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or a late night snack.

Jackson Hole Burgers are family owned restaurants that opened their saloon doors in 1972. Born and raised in New York City our family run establishment have (arguably) been serving up the best burgers in the entire country. You can expect the best and finest ingredients…from our special blend of house-aged beef burgers to our mouth watering chicken “bronco” sandwiches. We buy fresh, make our dishes to order and that all reflects in the flavor of every meal, expect nothing less. All of our restaurants operate with an open kitchen, so come dine with us and watch your meal being prepared right in front of your eyes. You know you do things right when you serve some of Americas elite. President Clinton, Denzel Washington, Jennifer Aniston and Derek Jeter are just some of our celebrity costumers over the years.

Join us for a memorable dining experience. We look forward to serving you.

Jackson Hole – Upper East Side
232 East 64th Street between 2nd & 3rd Avenue
New York, NY 10021
(212) 371-7187
http://jacksonholeburgers.com

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Top 5 Japanese Restaurants In New York City



New York City has some of the finest cuisines from all parts of the world, with delectable Japanese fare being no exception at all.

In this video, we look at the Top 5 Japanese Restaurants In New York City.

Factors for inclusion in the list include value for money, ambiance, star ratings from credible entities, chef reputations, signature dishes and much more!

So sit back and enjoy as we take you through a peek of the Top 5 Japanese Restaurants In New York City – we are confident that after watching this, you would want to head out to one of these restaurants in no time!

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