A Guide To Japanese Cuisine
Are you ready to embark on a culinary journey through the diverse and delicious world of Japanese cuisine? Look no further than Nikko Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar! In this blog, we’ll introduce you to some of Japanese cuisine's most popular and...more
How Modern Sushi Has Evolved Over The Years
Sushi, a beloved culinary treasure originating from Japan, has become a global phenomenon enjoyed by people worldwide. As sushi has spread, its flavors, presentation, and techniques have evolved to suit local tastes and regional ingredients. At...more
A Brief History of Sushi
If you’ve ever been to Nikko Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar, Charlotte’s premier Japanese restaurant, then you already know that sushi is the star of our authentic, flavor-packed menu. But do you know the story behind how sushi was created? Or...more
Best Sushi Rolls for Beginners
If you're a beginner and looking to try some of the best sushi rolls, then you've come to the right place. Nikko Japanese & Sushi Bar in Charlotte, NC is excited to introduce members of our community to traditional Japanese foods. But with regards to...more
The Different Styles of Making Sushi Rolls
Sushi is a traditional Japanese food that is a popular dish for lunch and dinner worldwide. Sushi is a type of Japanese cuisine dish that can be served in a variety of different styles, from the popular California roll to the more traditional nigiri. But if you’re looking to brush up on your...more
What Are The Three Main Types of Sushi?
If you’re a fan of seafood or Japanese food, you are probably familiar with sushi and restaurants that almost exclusively serve this delicious type of food. However, there are many different types of sushi to choose from! If you’ve visited Nikko Japanese Restaurant, you’ve likely seen sushi...more
Maki vs. Nigiri
If you're a fan of Japanese cuisine, then you've probably had your fair share of sushi. And while there are many different types of sushi, two of the most popular are maki and nigiri. But what's the difference between these two popular sushi types?
Sushi vs. Sashimi
When it comes to Japanese sushi, there are two types of seafood lovers: those who love sushi rolls and those who prefer sashimi. While both are delicious, they are quite different. Nikko Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar offers world-class Japanese...more
5 Amazing Dinner Options at Nikko Japanese Restaurant If You Don't Want Sushi
Sushi is a staple at our Japanese restaurant here in Charlotte. However, sometimes you may not feel like sushi, or you may not like sushi, and that's okay! Here at Nikko Japanese Restaurant, we pride ourselves on offering something for everyone. Learn...more
Where Do I Start With Japanese Cuisine?
Nikko Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar offers the best authentic Japanese-style food in Charlotte! We want your experience with us to be unforgettable, which is why we offer quality service and a warm and welcoming atmosphere. We have been in...more
What Makes Nikko Sushi the Best?
Have you been looking for the best sushi in Charlotte, NC? Nikko Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar is the place to go! Our Japanese restaurant provides an authentic and warm dining experience for all of our guests. Nikko Sushi has been...more
What Pairs Best With Sushi
Going out to eat at a restaurant should be more than just a tasty meal…it should be an experience! Nikko Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar, offers delectable, authentic Japanese cuisine with an amazing atmosphere for any customer. Creating an...more
4 Tips for Eating Sushi
Sushi is a popular Japanese food. At Nikko Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar, we understand that beginning your culinary Japanese sushi journey may be intimidating, but we are here to help! We are an authentic Japanese restaurant excited to share...more
How Modern Sushi Has Evolved Over the Years
Sushi is one of the most popular Japanese dishes in the world. It has a long and interesting history, and it has evolved quite a bit over the years. In today's blog post, we at Nikko Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar will be discussing a couple of ways of how modern sushi has evolved over the...more
What Makes Nikko Japanese Restaurant Unique?
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Dining And Etiquette Tips For Japanese Restaurants
Sushi may very well be the most well-known dish among all the Japanese cuisines. It’s a delicious combination of seasoned rice, raw fish, and toppings. Fortunately, this iconic dish is not something you have to go to Japan to get. Delicious sushi can be found all over the world. In fact, if you...more
5 Reasons To Travel To Japan
Japan is truly a unique country. The seamless blend of modern and ancient gives it a timeless feel that can be hard to put into words. However, in today’s blog, we at Nikko Japanese Restaurant are going to try. As owners of one of the best Japanese restaurants in Charlotte, Japanese culture,...more
Japanese Food Guide—Sushi, Nigiri, Sashimi, Maki
We know a thing or two about sushi—okay, this is a bit of an understatement. Let’s try again: we love sushi, and we have devoted an incalculable amount of time to perfecting the art of making it. This devotion, however, has not been for naught. Over the years, we have built a loyal base of...more
Popular Japanese Food—8 Iconic Dishes
Though we specialize in sushi, here at Nikko Japanese Restaurant we love all Japanese food, and in today’s blog, we are going to talk about some of our favorite dishes. If you are in the Charlotte area and in the mood for some seriously good sushi, pay us a...more
Making Sushi At Home—Tips From Your Sushi Bar
We get it—there are some nights when you don’t feel like going out. All you want to do is stay in and bask in the comfort of your own home. But what do you do when this need to be a hermit coincides with a fierce craving for sushi?
If your answer is to make your own sushi, you’re in luck!...more
6 Health Benefits Of Sushi
Sushi is a dish enjoyed by people all over the world. It’s a Japanese staple that has been around for over 700 years (however, the version of sushi we know and love has only been around for 200 years). Though there are a seemingly endless number of variations, most sushi is often considered to...more
Japanese Restaurant Item Showcase—Sake
Going to a dependably delicious Japanese restaurant and ordering a variety of sushi rolls is about as good as it gets. How could it possibly get any better? Well, for those who like to have a well-crafted alcoholic drink with their meal, the answer is simple: sake.
Sake (pronounced sa-kay)...more
What Fine Dining Means To Us
The term fine dining can bring to mind all sorts of ideas and images. It could refer to the atmosphere of the restaurant, the food that’s served, the overall experience, or perhaps something totally different and unique to your expectations. In short, it can mean something different for each...more
Elements Of Great Sushi
At first glance, sushi seems rather simple—rice, raw fish, a topping, and…that’s it, right? Not exactly. When you take a closer look at sushi, you’ll find that great sushi is a true work of art. The world’s best sushi makers know this and are passionately committed to perfecting their craft. And...more