Omakase at Sushi Ota, San Diego

For a special meal befitting of a special birthday, my family and I went to the best sushi restaurant in San Diego. As it turns out, Sushi Ota and I share birthdays. 2011 marks the restaurant’s and my 21st year. (Though admittedly, Ota has been intimate with the sake long before this milestone birthday.)

After over two decades, Sushi Ota still maintains its strict commitments to quality, hospitality, and honesty, serving food that fresh, delightful, and reasonably priced. We went for lunch on Tuesday (the freshest day for seafood, according to Bourdain) and I spent the rest of the week reminiscing.

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