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Bar Wed Jun 02 2010

Cocktails on the River

Japonais now has a lounge tasting menu offered from 5-8pm Sunday thru Wednesday. Cocktails and selected appetizers are $7, which is fantastic if you want to take in the view from the open-air lounge without committing to an entire dinner. My favorite summer pairing is the Cucumber Passion, which has a nice amount of acid and a sweet after taste, with the Ebi Yoto Maki, which are charred prawns with a buttery, garlic-infused sauce.

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AK / June 2, 2010 12:35 PM

The website says this is Sun-Wed and not Wed-Sun:

Stef / June 2, 2010 8:00 PM

Thank you, making the change!

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
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