My acupuncturist wanted to treat me for my birthday back in July, so I asked to go here. She has an aversion to raw fish, so we almost didn't go here. She was able to have a wonderful bowl of fish soup with noodles. It was presented in a beautiful cast iron pot with a wooden lid. She said that the flavor was unusual and very, very good. I tried the *Oshitashi* (compressed greens bonito flakes, ponzu, sesame seeds) because I had never had that. It was good, but I probably won't have it next time. I also had an order of *Hamachi* (yellowtail) and an order of *Maguro* (tuna). The fish was fresh, and the rice had good texture and flavor. The owner worked for a few decades in Japan. This makes a big difference in the quality of the sushi. I've found my new local place to go.