A Round-Up Of Online Sushi Games

Supaaa Sushi Race
The Supaaa Sushi Race. A cute sushi racing game (requires Flash).

Sushi Memory Game
Test your memory of sushi pieces (requires Flash).


Sushi Fortune Telling
Tells your fortune based on the sushi you select. Loads slooowwly. (requires Flash).


Recent Austin/Travis County Health Deparment Scores

100 is the highest score. Scores below 70 risk losing their permit.

November 20th:
Osaka - score: 81
Mimosa - score: 70

October 2nd:
Kobe - score: 92
Tokyo Jap.- score: 88
Arirang - score: 74


Austin Sushi News #30, November 2003

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Finally, Updated Ratings!

We've eaten long and hard, and now we got the stats you need. Yes, our handy ratings page has been updated and we have updated our "top five" listing as well. Congrats to Musashino for maintaining their stranglehold on the #1 spot. Check out our ratings page for details.
The new rankings:
1. Musashino
2. Uchi
3. Origami
4. Mikado
5. Umi

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Tanoshii Reborn

We were puzzled, and just a little worried, about the recent closing of Tanoshii, the sushi bar located in Round Rock across from Dell Computer. A few phone calls later, we found out that the owner had sold it and the new owner is in the process of converting it into a more "traditional" sushi bar.

The new sushi bar may or may not be named Tanoshii. It should re-open in early December.

Tanoshii Japanese Restaurant(?)
661 Louis Henna Boulevard #300
Round Rock, Texas
Phone: (512) 341-7874

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Outsourced Sushi At Whole Foods

We couldn't miss the new sushi offerings in Whole Foods' deli case. Their previous mix of simple vegetarian and (mostly cooked) sushi have been replaced by a full line of raw fish nigiri and other standard sushi bar fare.

It turns out that Kikka Sushi, a California-based corporate sushi giant that employs sushi chefs in various cities to make sushi at Whole Foods stores, now has employees in Austin. Every morning, those employees make sushi inside the Whole Foods stores and place it in the refrigerated deli section.

While we here at Austinsushi.com are always somewhat suspicious of raw fish being sold in supermarkets, at least we know that the fish never sits around in the deli case for more than a day. One excited Whole Foods employee pointed out that they get to take home any leftover sushi EVERY day! Woot!

Kikka Sushi's Corporate Web Site

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