Ayame Seaside Tales redefines Japanese cuisine experience

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Japanese restaurants typically are reminiscent of the traditional aesthetics of Japanese home interior, with dark-paneled wood panes enclosing the space adorned with incandescent light fixtures and rustic decorations. At Ayame Seaside Tales, a charming ocean-view restaurant, these conventions are elevated. Meal times become a quick getaway with the comfort of […]

Couple brings authentic Japanese food to Covington

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Have you ever tasted authentic Japanese food? If your only experience with Japanese food is sushi from the supermarket or a teriyaki dish from the fast food Japanese eatery at the mall’s food court, the answer is no. Those foods are Japanese-inspired, not genuine Japanese cuisine. If you want to […]

Want Japanese cuisine? Check out Saketini in Broussard

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Serving high-quality hibachi and more than 70 freshly prepared sushi rolls, Saketini in Broussard is shaking the game up. Offering authentic Asian cuisine with a few touches of Cajun influence sprinkled in, this sushi house is sure to satisfy. Saketini is owned by husband and wife Jonah and Diane Landry. […]

Japanese fatty fish foreshadow climate change

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STORY: What has fatty fish got to do with climate change? For half a century, fisherman Takeo Nakajo has been catching katsuo fish in Japan’s Kochi prefecture. But he and his fellow fishermen are getting concerned about the future. “The katsuo we caught this spring are fatty. Before, the fish […]