salmon and yellowtail nigiri sushi

My husband, Chris, and I just got back early this afternoon from a quick trip to Portland, Oregon where we relaxed, explored the beautiful city, and, of course, ate to our hearts content.  I will post a more-detailed trip report later, but Salt & Pepper Ribeye, Peruvian Lamb Shank in a Cilantro-Black Beer Sauce, and a Gorgonzola, Caramelized Onion and Bacon Burger were some of the highlights. Continue reading


Dinner at Sushi on Fire

In the ever-changing restaurant scene on Belmont Shore’s 2nd Street, the Japanese restaurant, Apengo, has recently been replaced by a new sushi bar, Sushi on Fire.  Apengo had a really good fried oyster appetizer, so I was a little sad to see that it was gone.  Chris and I decided to give Sushi on Fire a try and we were really glad we did.  The old busy decor of the former restaurant has been transformed into an open minimalist space.  The huge menu, as expected, is comprised mostly of nigiri sushi, sashimi, and sushi rolls.

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