Tokkuri-Tei

We did the slime: Midsummer Natto Day Feast

The smell hit you when you opened the door: a wave of ferment, a miasma of promise. Inside Tokkuri Tei on Kapahulu, over 100 people were scooping up natto lasagna, natto gazpacho, natto caprese salad with mozzarella cheese, natto cone…

Our Top 5: Uni

By Laurie OueSpecial to NonstopI’ve always liked uni. I can’t even recall my first taste. For as long as I can remember, uni has always been the first thing I order at a sushi bar. Lots of times I’m the…

Midsummer Natto’s Dream

How do you tell the story of a 10-course natto dinner on July 10, Natto Day? It’s epic, almost, the stuff of legend, practically — I mean, I was there, and I still can’t believe I ate 10 natto dishes.It…