• Watch: This Chef Left Japan's Best Sushi Restaurant to Open in New York

    2 monthes ago - By Eater

    Shion Uino is now running his own omakase menu at Sushi Amane “I don't think I'm a prodigy,” admits Shion Uino. “Getting this much recognition, I think has a lot less to do with me.” Instead, the humble, young sushi chef credits all success to his many surroundings: his upbringing, his parents, his customers, and his mentor, Takashi Saito .
    Uino worked under Saito - sometimes known as Japan's “sushi god” - at the lauded chef's three Michelin-starred restaurant, Sushi Saito -notoriously one of the most difficult reservations to get in Tokyo. On his own for the first time, Uino left Sushi...
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