BIB GOURMAND:
2016, 2015, 2014, 2012

2012

2012

"The word fresh bears repeating with each plate's presentation--listen to the chef when he politely recommends leaving soy sauce off the rolled coins of maki mono stuffed with hamachi and maguro, then crowned with cooked shrimp, spicy mayo, and Japanese salsa."  -  Michelin Guide 2012


BEST JAPANESE CUISINE IN CHICAGO

"Plates of sushi are painterly — heck, everything coming to your table looks as if it could be displayed in a gallery."

JACKY RUNICE, CBS CHICAGO:SEPT'15




Bon Appétit: the best new sushi restaurants in america

BON APPETIT: The Best New Sushi Restaurants in America:MAY'12


 
 

"Ethereal sushi has never been so down to earth"

Julia Kramer, Time Out Chicago:SEPT'10.


 
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THE 50 BEST RESTAURANTS IN CHICAGO: #10

PEOPLES CHOICE | ZAGAT : JAN15


"Elegant, artful sushi that shows both restraint and swagger"

- Gayot.com


"Best New Restaurants in Chicago 2011"
- By Penny Pollack and Jeff Ruby. Chicago Magazine, APR 2011.

"Arami in West Town: Not Your Average Japanese Restaurant"
- Penny Pollack, Chicago Magazine, JAN 2011.


"Arami: Subtlety in a flashy sushi world" - Kevin Pang, Chicago Tribune APR 2012.



"What's New: Simple, Superior Sushi"
- By Kristina Meyer and Mike Sula, Chicago Reader SEPT 2010

Best new restaurants of 2010, Chicago Reader