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Salmon nigiri sushi and a Philly Roll at Yamato (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Guide to 12 of the best sushi restaurants in Tucson

When it comes to sushi, do you really want to forgo quality for saving a few dollars? Don’t. Sushi purists…

Mini-poke at Sushi on Oracle (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Guide to 11 Best Japanese Restaurants in Tucson

When it comes to Asian cuisine, Japanese restaurants shine in Tucson. With the recent growth in Japanese diner-style establishments…

Seasonal Sapporo-style red miso ramen with brown butter at OBON Sushi Bar Ramen (Credit: Jackie Tran)

6 Best Ramen Joints in Tucson

While dime packs of instant ramen provide a sodium-filled college nostalgia, they don’t provide fresh scallions, bouncy narutomaki, tart…

Owner-chef Noboru Nakajima at Yamato Japanese Restaurant (Credit: Jackie Tran)

I spent the last decade going to Yamato Japanese Restaurant for sushi

Just over a decade ago, I was a broke college student looking to splurge on sushi. I was accustomed to…

Caruso's (Credit: Jackie Tran)

25 Tucson Restaurants Over 25 Years Old

While Tucson’s agricultural history goes back thousands of years, at least one of handful of Tucson restaurants…

Snowflake Roll at OBON Sushi Bar Ramen (Credit: Jackie Tran)

10 Sushi Rolls You Gotta Try In Tucson

While purists depend on nigiri sushi for foodie enlightenment, maki sushi (sushi rolls) are a fun way to experience…

Spicy Miso Ramen at Fat Noodle

13 spots to slurp up steaming bowls of Japanese ramen

Ten-cent packages of ramen may provide a sodium-filled sense of college nostalgia, but true Japanese ramen is another story. On…

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