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A new Mikata looks to modernize its hibachi experience

Brian Kim’s family has been in the restaurant business for 35 years. His father and uncles own and operate seven locations of hibachi and sushi restaurant Mikata in Georgia and Alabama. Now, Kim is looking to modernize the Japanese restaurant, starting with a new Dunwoody location in the State Farm building.
Umi’s new Omakase counter, M by Tasuku Murakami, proves an instant hit

Umi’s new Omakase counter, M by Tasuku Murakami, proves an instant hit

Umi has long been Buckhead’s go-to spot for special-occasion sushi. Its new omakase counter, M by Tasuku Murakami, is designed for extra-special occasions. Situated a floor above the main dining room, the eight-seat space has a serious following: In the two days after it was announced, it received more than 3,000 reservations. That’s saying something, especially when each seat costs $295.

Former Umi and MF Buckhead chef Fuyuhiko Ito to headline new Midtown sushi spots

Sozou and Omakase by Ito are expected to open in Midtown's Spring Quarter development next fall. Led by chef Fuyuhiko Ito, formerly of Umi and MF Buckhead, Sozou will be a modern Japanese restaurant with a robata grill and a sushi counter. An extension of Sozou designed for private dining, Omakase by Ito will offer reservation-only, 15-course, chef-driven meals.
Review: Omakase, y'all! Taking stock of Atlanta's latest fancy sushi spots

Review: Omakase, y’all! Taking stock of Atlanta’s latest fancy sushi spots

In recent years, omakase around these parts has morphed into something more like a prix fixe dinner, featuring a tasting menu with sometimes as many as 22 courses. Atlanta now has at least three dedicated omakase restaurants, all within striking distance from one another on or near Howell Mill Road. More are on the way.

Omakase by Yun to serve 20-course meals in Dunwoody

A 20-course omakase restaurant is coming to Dunwoody in August. Omakase by Yun is opening in an intimate 1,200-square-foot space in Ashford Lane and will offer two seatings nightly, Tuesday through Saturday. Yun describes it as “traditional but executed with modern touches and flavor profiles.”

The verdict on 3 new Atlanta restaurants: Cuddlefish, Bibi, and Bomb Biscuit Co.

Serious sushi with a cute name, Persian pleasures at Ponce City Market, and some of the best buttermilk biscuits in town.

Brush Sushi will reopen in Buckhead with a dedicated omakase room

The 4,400-square-foot space in Buckhead Village will be nearly double the size of the original and will include a 17-seat omakase room. It will feature a more modern design with low lighting, Japanese woodwork, and Binchotan charcoal grills.
Review: Mujo

Review: Dining at Mujo is pure joy

Mujo—easily the most refined spot to open in Atlanta in more than a decade—is luxury dining at its creative best.

The famed Nobu finally opens in Buckhead

With 50 locations around the world, master chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s eponymous Japanese restaurant has been attracting celebrities and foodies alike since the first one opened in Tribeca in 1994. On November 22, the modern hotspot backed by Robert de Niro launched in Buckhead on the lobby level of the 10,000-square-foot Nobu Hotel Atlanta.
Nakato, the grande dame of Japanese dining in Atlanta, looks forward to its next half century

Nakato, the grande dame of Japanese dining in Atlanta, looks forward to its next half century

How three generations of women guided the Cheshire Bridge Road restaurant for 50 years, creating a beloved Atlanta dining institution.

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