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Sushi House Review – December 2011

Sushi House 281 Rice Lake Square Wheaton, IL 60187 630-221-8986 Chicago Tiger Sushi made its second trip to the Chicago Suburbs, this time to visit Sushi House, tucked away in the sprawling, labyrinthine Rice Lake Square strip mall in Wheaton, Illinois. Team Tiger attended on a quiet Friday night. Although we had made reservations, this […]

Amazon Local – $40 Coupon to Usagi Ya

Chicago Tiger Sushi receives a lot of coupons and deals in our mailbox, from Groupon, to Living Social, and lately something called Amazon Local. To be honest, most of them we just ignore, but this one caught are attention: a $40 coupon for Usagi Ya for $20. Not a bad deal, in particular since we’ve […]

Tanoshii Review – January 2010

Tanoshii 5547 North Clark Street Chicago, IL 60660 773-878-6886 Tanoshii is a small(ish) storefront restaurant in Andersonville. It was featured last year on WTTW’s Check Please, so reservations are a must, as there was not a free seat in the restaurant at 8pm on Saturday. One couple, who came in at the same time and […]

Swordfish (Batavia) Review – July 2010

Swordfish 207 North Randall Road Batavia, IL 60510 630-406-6463 For a change of pace, Chicago Tiger Sushi trekked to the western suburbs of Chicago through rain, rainbows, and tollbooths to convene at Swordfish in Batavia, IL. For those not familiar with Batavia, it’s in the western suburbs, not far from Aurora.  Our first impression of […]

Duane Reade Sushi

Duane Reade, for Chicagoans unfamiliar with the name, is a New York chain drug store, much like Walgreens or CVS in Chicago. Although here, Duane Reade announces that they have “accepted an offer to become part of Walgreens.” In any case, Chicago Tiger Sushi reported that 7-Eleven stores have carried sushi and now Duane Reade joined […]

Chicago Business Sushi Recommendations

For the professionals that read Chicago Tiger Sushi, we’re sharing this Crain’s Chicago Business article that recommends the following sushi restaurants for the business crowd: Ai Sushi Restaurant & Lounge 358 W. Ontario St. Sushi Taiyo 58 E. Ontario St.

Shiso Review – April 2009

April 17, 2009 Shiso Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar 449 W. North Ave. Chicago, IL 60610 At Chicago Tiger Sushi we consider Sushi reviews to be like fine wine.  They have to be aged for proper consumption.  Thus, we’re about six months late posting this review, as we actually visited Shiso in the spring.  (it’s […]

Friends Sushi Review – January 2009

Friends Sushi 710 N. Rush, Chicago, Illinios 60611 312-787-8998 Stepping into Friends Sushi, located in Chicago’s River North area, was like stepping into a “Jamiroquai video”, claimed reviewer Andutakusan.  It’s possible this was because a Jamiroquai song was being piped through the restaurant at the time, but also had to do with the décor, which […]