Mikuni News

Mikuni to Host Lord of Rice Competition

SACRAMENTO, CA – To help launch Sacramento’s Farm-to-Fork Festival in September, the International Commodity Institute has announced the call for entries for the 2015 Lord of Rice contest. Professional chefs who currently own or work in restaurants throughout the world are invited to take part. Entrants must submit a brief online bio and an original… Read more

Mikuni Restaurant Group To Open New Location at Folsom Point

SACRAMENTO, CA – With seven locations in the Sacramento region, and one in Truckee, Mikuni plans to bring its renowned Japanese cuisine and fresh sushi to Folsom at east Bidwell Street just off Highway 50. “We have waited for the right location looking at properties in El Dorado Hills and Folsom over the past couple… Read more

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Japanese Restaurants in Sacramento Serve Delicious and Healthy Sushi

The Daily Mail published an article that discusses the health benefits of the sushi served in Japanese restaurants in Sacramento. Listed below are the primary health benefits of three ingredients found in sushi: Raw fish, cooked vinegar rice, and wasabi. Raw Fish Consuming the fresh raw fish found in sushi is a great way for… Read more

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The Best Restaurants in Sacramento Serve Delicious Fusion Cuisine

People have always enjoyed fine cuisine, and the taste of delicious food and drinks has brought countless people joy and comfort. The satisfaction provided by tastefully prepared meals is evident in the different culinary traditions that exist in the world. Globalization has brought about exciting changes in cuisine, and fusion cuisine–which combines the culinary traditions… Read more

Lord of Rice Contest

The Rice Trader Taps Area Native For Critical Local And International Role DURHAM CALIFORNIA, October 23, 2013 – It is with great pleasure that The Rice Trader is able to announce that Chef Kotaro “Taro” Arai, owner of Mikuni restaurant, won the 5th Annual Lord of Rice Contest. As CEO Jeremy Zwinger, stated, “Chef Taro’s culinary skills and… Read more

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Mikuni Reopens Midtown Sacramento Location After Remodel

SACRAMENTO, CA– Mikuni Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar re-opened their Midtown Sacramento location Tuesday after closing for one week during restaurant renovations and maintenance. To celebrate, Mikuni will unveil a new painting by performance artist, David Garibaldi at 1:08 p.m. on Friday, October 18th, followed by a sampling of iidako (baby octopus), to the first… Read more

Mikuni Supports Gluten Free Awareness with Enhanced Menu in May

SACRAMENTO,CA- Mikuni Restaurant Group has partnered with Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG) for the fourth annual Chef to Plate Gluten-Free Restaurant Awareness Campaign during May. “Mikuni strives to offer a variety of dining options to our guests regardless of food allergies or dietary restrictions,” said Taro Arai, Master Chef and co-owner of Mikuni. “Our staff is confident… Read more

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Chef Taro Arai and His Little Brother Return for a Culinary Grand Finale at Mikuni Sushi Judgment Day Final Round

SACRAMENTO, CA- Mikuni Roseville will host Judgment Day Final Round, where Chefs Kotaro “Taro” Arai and Naomichi “Nao” Arai return for a culinary grand finale. Guests will blind taste recipes to decide which will make it onto the Mikuni Summer menu along with the others that were chosen at the past two Judgment Days. This event… Read more

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Mikuni Offers Sushiology Class for Newcastle Elementary School

ROSEVILLE, CA– “Mikuni Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar located at 1565 Eureka Road in Roseville is teaching a class on the art of sushi-making to students at Newcastle Elementary School on Tuesday, February 5 at 6:00 p.m. Mikuni Sushiology classes taught to adults at the restaurant normally cost $65 per person. Mikuni offers an introductory… Read more

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Carve Tahoe International Snow Sculpting Celebration

SACRAMENTO, CA- Come to Northstar California Resort and experience elite snow carvers from around the world compete at Carve Tahoe. Mikuni and Sapporo team up to support a team coming from Japan that will be competing against several other countries. Team Japan is composed of three experienced carvers who have won first place at the Japan… Read more

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Mikuni Takes Suggestions From Guests For Random Acts of Kindness

SACRAMENTO, CA- Mikuni Charitable Foundation is asking restaurant guests, Facebook fans and Twitter followers to recommend their favorite charitable organizations for a random act of kindness. Mikuni will take suggestions through January 31, 2013, and then select from all the choices and make financial donations. The only criteria is the charities have to be a… Read more

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Chef Taro Arai Accepts a Sushi Rematch Against His Brother, Chef Naomichi Arai at Mikuni Sushi Judgement Day Round 2

SACRAMENTO, CA- Mikuni Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar will host Judgement Day/Round 2, a sushi rematch between defender, Chef Kotaro “Taro” Arai and his brother, Chef Naomichi “Nao” Arai. Guests will blind taste recipes to see if Nao can rebound against his brother after losing in the initial challenge last month. This event will be Tuesday,… Read more

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