kayaba

As we've previously noted, those in the Big Apple have quite a few Japanese restaurants to choose from if they want a taste the curry of the rising sun. But more than a few of us know already that the ...Read More

ariyoshi

Despite the fact that Japan is quite a few miles away, Californians still have a few dedicated curry houses to chose from. Meanwhile, we New Yorkers have precious few -- only about two, off the top of my head. So ...Read More

hurry800

I can't think of much to say about Hurry Curry of Tokyo, the greater Los Angeles area's second most famous chain of Japanese curry restaurants. On the one hand, this may be because I waited so long to write this review ...Read More

wako8001

Besides the ubiquitous curry counter, there's another common sort of restaurant in Japan that gets relatively short shrift in America: the tonkatsu place. Yes, katsu isn't just for topping curry; plenty of restaurants and chains specialize in perfecting the pork ...Read More

bushitei

Before the very recent influx of San Francisco establishments that specialize in Japanese curry, the only way for a junkie to get his fix in this town was to go to a random restaurant and roll the dice. Chances are, ...Read More

curryya

For my very first review as Americurry's New York correspondent, I had one place dead-set in my mind: Rai Rai Ken, an East Village hole in the wall mostly known for its ramen, but I remembered it as also serving ...Read More

curryhousestonebowliphone1

Editor's Note: We've already reviewed the traditional curry rice served at Curry House's Cupertino branch. The curry at the Irvine, California branch is identical, so this review from our new SoCal correspondent focuses on two less traditional curry presentations served ...Read More

curry_house_cutlet

Curry House is one of the only reasons why I might find myself envious of anyone who lives in the greater Los Angeles area. We've got a lot of things here in San Francisco, but we don't have this chain ...Read More

manpuku

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

onthebridge

"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

gogo1

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

muraccis

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

volcano

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

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