Japanese curry’s traditional juicy pork katsu chapeau poses a dilemma for me.  As a vegetarian, my curry topping options are slim.  I can either just eat curry rice with no toppings, or I can eat curry with thrill-free, benchwarmer toppings ...Read More


Manpuku, located right down College Avenue walking south from Berkeley's university campus, was packed full of people when we went. It was packed so full of people that the restaurant's bewildered staff didn't quite know what to do with them ...Read More


"OH MY GOD WHY IS THERE A FRIED EGG?" is likely to be the first thing a curry fan will exclaim at being served the katsu curry plate at On the Bridge, a small, popular eatery in San Francisco's Japantown. There are, ...Read More


Go Go Curry is, as of this writing, the best Japanese curry available in the U.S. Yes, perhaps someone will dethrone Gorry the gorilla from his perch one of these days. For now, if you visit New York City, you've ...Read More


Calling a Japanese curry shop "Muracci's" in a city well-known for its North Beach district of Italian-American restaurants seems like it would give potential customers the wrong impression. Then again, it doesn't seem to have affected the popularity of this ...Read More


Update: On a trip back to Volcano on 9.11.09, I found that many of my issues had been addressed, most importantly the paper plates and plastic spoons. Hence, we're upgrading Volcano from its original "2" rating to a "3." The ...Read More


Delica rf-1 serves great food. It also serves Japanese-style curry. You might like or even love their unique take on it. But if you're looking for a traditional Japanese curry experience, this isn't the place you're looking for. San Francisco's Ferry ...Read More