A row of succulent fresh fish sits atop accompanying mounds of rice, sprinkled with orange tobiko and eel sauce and garnished with a dab of wasabi and thinly-sliced ginger. A nearby mug of hot tea wafts steam over your plate.
Neil Gaiman is one of the most innovative writers of our time, responsible for works such as “Norse Mythology,” “Coraline,” and “Stardust.” With at least five Hugo Awards, two Nebula Awards, a Newbery Medal, and a Carnegie Medal to his name, Gaiman barely needs introduction. Shana: We had the glorious opportunity of attending Neil Gaiman’s…
Japanese restaurant Ramen Nagi has opened in Palo Alto, the first U.S. location of the acclaimed ramen chain.
What makes for the perfect meal? Our Food and Wine Editor reflects upon his culinary escapades in Tokyo, Japan and how Big Macs need a revamp.
Tired of Stanford’s limited dining options? For a refreshing break from stressful classes and summer jobs, consider indulging in some quality sushi at these Palo Alto restaurants.
1. Jin Sho
Aside from its claim to fame as Steve Jobs’ favorite restaurant, Jin Sho is a moderately priced gem known for its yellowtail jalapeno sashimi and spicy tuna rolls. This California Avenue favorite offers generally fast service and reliably good miso black cod. Make sure to call ahead for a reservation, as it is normally packed on weekends.
It must have been one of those I’m-about-as-pleased-as-a-wet-cat days when I threw my broken umbrella on the ground, took off my awkwardly muddy pants and booked a ticket to Sweden. Scandinavia in the winter is cold, snowy and dark, however I couldn’t resist free lodging and a chance to practice my Swedish.