El Estoque

Afuri Ramen and Dumpling Disappoints

Afuri Ramen +Dumpling sits comfortably next to a T-Mobile and a Sleep Number, drawing crowds seven days a week.

Sean Yagi, Staff Writer

January 11, 2020

The Cupertino counterpart of popular Tokyo ramen chain misses the mark on both flavor and service ⅗

Restaurant Roulette: J & J Hawaiian Barbecue

Restaurant Roulette: J & J Hawaiian Barbecue

Caitlyn Tjong

August 22, 2016

J & J Hawaiian Barbecue’s atmosphere is endearingly informal, cozy and warm, with soft lighting from cone lights dangling over the cashier and an out-of-place surfboard against the restaurant’s back wall — mismatched, faded neon yellow and red, almost an afterthought. The small restaurant is...

Arigatoo for coming

Arigatoo for coming

Akshay Agrawal

December 19, 2008

New American-Japanese fusion restaurant makes its home at The Oaks. Read More »...