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Blue Ribbon 

510 Summit Ave New York, NY (201) 795-4420

Asian Japanese 
Anne Burrell - Beef Marrow & Oxtail Marmalade


Bush Garden Japanese Restaurant 

900 SW Morrison Portland, OR (503) 226-7181




165 Castro Street Mountain View, CA (650) 386-6821

Japanese-Style Bacon Pancakes


Bushido Japanese Restaurant 

1975 Magwood Dr Charleston, SC (843) 573-2440

The Spicy Tuna Hand Roll Challenge requires a "warrior" to eat ten spicy tuna rolls that escalate from mild to "feels like someone decided t


Cafe Soho 

468 W Cheltenham Ave Philadelphia, PA (215) 224-6800

Japanese Korean 
Located in Cheltenham, Café Soho is the place to go for Korean fried chicken



93 Whitney Ave New Haven, CT (203) 624-3373

Japanese American 


Chomp Chomp Truck 

Moving Target Orange County, CA

where best-sellers include a Spicy Soft Shell Crab Sandwich with Lemongrass Vinaigrette and Japanese Sweet-Potato Chips


Do or Dine 

1108 BEDFORD AVE Brooklyn, NY (718) 684-2290

Japanese American 
Foie Gras jelly donuts



Moving Target! Las Vegas, NV

Japanese flare to burgers



5152 Moorpark Ave, Ste 40 San Jose, CA (408) 973-9144

Come to a traditional Japanese izakaya. The specialty at this charcoal grill is the skewered meat.



152 W 49th Street New York, NY (212) 764-8549

Tapas / Small Plates 
At Hagi, an underground Japanese haunt, Tony and friends Ken and Aki enjoy some fried chicken skin, yam jelly, yellowtail collar and wasabi


Helena's Hawaiian Food 

1240 N School St Honolulu, HI (808) 845-8044

Vegetarian Japanese 
sampled pipikaula short ribs and Laulau - pork and cod wrapped in Luau and ti leaves

  • BRONZE for Helena's Hawaiian Food


Honey Pig 

3473 Old Norcross Rd Ste 304 Duluth, GA (770) 476-9292

Mexican Japanese 



2143 W 182nd St Torrance, CA (310) 515-6147

Kushiage - fried on a stick Japanese



65 4th Ave New York, NY (212) 388-0088

Japanese Noodle Shop 
Claire Robinson - Akamaru Modern Ramen

  • BRONZE for Ippudo



1020 Beacon St Boston, MA (617) 566-7730

Japanese Sushi 
Ming Tsai - Azuki Cream Croissant


Jewel Bako 

239 E 5th St New York, NY (212) 979-1012

Japanese Sushi 


Jogasaki Truck 

Moving Target Los Angeles, CA

Japanese cuisine with a mexican twist


Joss Sushi 

195 Main St Annapolis, MD (410) 263-4688

Japanese Sushi 
Duff Goldman - Fried Shrimp Heads

  • BRONZE for Joss Sushi


Kihachi Japanese Restaurant 

2667 Federated Blvd Columbus, OH (614) 764-9040

Tony and Michael Ruhlman sit at the sushi bar, while Chef Mike Kimura serves his traditional Japanese cuisine.



705 9th Ave New York, NY (212) 974-6011

Japanese restaurant and dessert bar serving tofu based desserts with a sweet twist



Moving Target! (Greater Houston Area) Houston, TX

Here you can try a Tokyo Dog with house-smoked goat cheese spread, Japanese mayo and Bonito fish flakes



517 15th Ave E Seattle, WA (206) 323-9898

Japanese Sushi 
Liberty is focused on providing some of the freshest cocktails around with their scratch cocktails and expansive liquor menu. A scratch cock


Marriott Marquis 

1535 Broadway New York, NY

Japanese Sushi 
Shehu Fitzgerald, Garde manger Chef, Marriott New York Marquis, New York, NY (winner)



62 Thomas St New York, NY (212) 964-7777



Miru 8691  

9162 W Olympic Blvd Beverly Hills, CA (310) 777-8378

Eclectic & International Japanese 
realizing his burger dreams in the most unlikely of places - a sushi joint.


Miyake Restaurant 

129 Spring St Portland, ME (207) 871-9170

Asian Japanese 
Alex Guarnaschelli - Mushroom Miso Soup



Howe Street Vancouver, Canada (604) 375-4822

dishing out authentic Japanese flavors with their saucy Yakiniku Beef Sandwich


Momofuku Ko  

163 1st Ave New York, NY (212) 500-0831

Seafood Japanese 
David Chang -



88 10th Ave New York, NY (212) 989-8883

Seafood Japanese 
Duff Goldman - Toro Tartare

  • BRONZE for Morimoto


Musashi Japanese Steakhouse 

3900 Paradise Rd Ste W Las Vegas, NV (702) 735-4744

Steakhouse Japanese 



25 Hudson St New York, NY (212) 274-8500

The number 1 riskiest restaurant to eat at as it is a replica of a Japanese ninja village and prepare to dine on enticing eats ranging from


Nobu Fifty Seven 

40 W 57th St # B New York, NY (212) 757-3000

PJ Calapa, Sous chef, Nobu Fifty Seven, New York, NY (winner)


Nojo Restaurant 

231 FRANKLIN ST San Francisco, CA (415) 896-4587

Serving pub food and Japanese-style skewers, Nojo is where Andrew gets a taste of fried monkeyfaced eel served in a kakejiru sauce


OB Noodle House 

2218 Cable St San Diego, CA (619) 450-6868

brother-owned noodle joint with fried rice and pho

  • SILVER for OB Noodle House


Oishii Boston  

1166 Washington St Boston, MA (617) 482-8868

Asian Japanese 
Ming Tsai - Smoked Hamachi



Moving Target New York, NY (646) 531-7113

a savoury Japanese pancake from Osaka called Okonomiyaki is the star of the show, comprised of fried cabbage, squid and Nori seaweed.


Orochon Ramen 

123 Astronaut E S Onizuka St Los Angeles, CA (213) 617-1766

"hot ramen challenge" at Orochon Ramen

  • BRONZE for Orochon Ramen


Osaka Japanese Bistro 

4205 W Sahara Ave Las Vegas, NV (702) 876-4988

First Japanese place in Vegas serving some awesome sushi and udon


Osaka Soul 

1308 E 4th St Austin, TX (512) 380-1513

imported the traditional Japanese savoury pancake known as Okonomiyaki and have given it a pizza pie makeover.



5030 Spring Mountain Rd Las Vegas, NV (702) 367-3511

Japanese. Homemade tofu.



231 E 9th St New York, NY (212) 979-9674

Japanese grilling, known for the cheese plate appetizer and the freshest fish.



211 E 43rd St New York, NY (212) 953-7253

Following their meal at Hagi, Tony and the boys sample various types of sake.


Sansei Seafood Restaurant and Sushi Bar 

600 Office Rd Lahaina, HI (808) 669-6286

Seafood Asian 


Say She Ate 

Moving Target San Anthonio, TX

Blue Cheese Sliders made with ultra-flavourful Japanese Akaushi beef


Sebo Sushi 

517 Hayes St San Francisco, CA (415) 864-2181

Japanese Sushi 
Receiving their fish daily from Japan, 2 atypical sushi chefs create some of the best sushi in San Francisco for Tony.


Sen Restaurant 

23 Main St Sag Harbor, NY (631) 725-1774

Japanese Sushi 


Sushi Central  

740 S Cochran Ave Los Angeles, CA (310) 927-1868

Seafood Asian 
Sushi throwdown. Winner: Philip Yi


Sushi Hana Bar 

9129 Reseda Blvd Northridge, CA (818) 678-0041

On Food Network's Heat Seekers, hosts Roger Mooking and Aaron Sanchez attempt the spicy Five Star Sushi Roll covered with


Tamashiro Market 

802 N King St Honolulu, HI (808) 841-8047

Seafood Thai 


Tojo's Restaurant 

1133 W Broadway Vancouver, Canada (604) 872-8050

Andrew Zimmern met up with Japanese Chef Hidekazu Tojo to round up fresh seafood for Tojo’s Restaurant. When you visit, sample bo


Toki Underground  

1234 H Street, NE Washington, DC (202) 388-3086

Asian Japanese 
Ramen noodle bar with imported beers and sake cocktails.

  • BRONZE for Toki Underground


Wow-Wee Maui's Kava Bar And Grill 

333 Dairy Rd Kahului, HI (808) 871-1414

Japanese Sandwiches 
Kava is a non-alcoholic drink with hallucinatory effects, and Wow-Wee Mauis serves up some mean kava



9 East St Boston, MA (617) 654-9900

Frank Bruni - Grilled Mushroom Stack - O

  • BRONZE for Ya


Yagumo Sushi 

14554 Vanowen St Van Nuys, CA (818) 787-9383

Japanese Sushi 
#10 spicy sushi which combines, habaneros, cayenne, and wasabi oil to create their spiciest roll.



11301 W Olympic Blvd Ste 101 Los Angeles, CA (310) 479-5400

David Myers - Yakitori



3600 S. Las Vegas, Blvd. Las Vegas, NV (702) 693-8300

Steakhouse Asian 
Beau MacMillan - Tempura Alaskan King Crab

  • BRONZE for Yellowtail



2853 N Kedzie Ave Chicago, IL (773) 904-8558

Japanese street food

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