Kura Revolving Sushi Bar, which boasts 480 branches in Japan, lands in Bellevue in Wilburton Village. More than 50 different kinds of sushi ($2.95 each plate) and other bites make the rounds on the sushi belt. You can also order from the tablet and then watch your tonkotsu ramen and hand rolls ride the “express” conveyor belt. Kids get a thrill out of seeing food on the autobahn belt whizzing by the slowpokes on the regular sushi belt. The seared salmon with Japanese mayo and the “real crab California roll” are among the crowd favorites. Bellevue is Kura
At Scottsdale’s newest kosher restaurant, a sushi chef quietly worked behind a counter stacked with a pile of triangular cookies. The chef had been at Fata Morgana since it opened in the back corner of a long strip mall off Scottsdale Road in January. But the cookies were a new offering.
Co-owner Bar Timi began ordering them a few weeks ago in preparation for the Jewish holiday Purim, which begins the evening of March 16 this year.
Stuffed with apricot jelly or sweet fillings like chocolate, the triangle-shaped hamantashen are given as gifts during the holiday, which while not as