The Twisted Chopstick in DeLand, Florida: Innovative, Creative Sushi

The Twisted Chopstick in DeLand, Florida, is one of those special places. Tucked away in the “incubator” at DaVinci Design Studio, this tiny little sushi eatery is creating some of the most innovative, creative and delicious sushi I have ever eaten. Location: 117 Howry Avenue, Deland, Menu: As you would expect, The Twisted Chopstick has…

Shohko Cafe, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Sushi in the high desert Southwest? Yes! Shohko Cafe, Santa Fe’s first Japanese restaurant, has been doing it since 1980. And, they do it well. Immigrants Hiro and Shohko Fukuda arrived in the US from Japan in the late 1960s and settled in . They arrived in Santa Fe in the early 1970s to open…