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Lunch specials at Tony Roma’s

OUR stomachs were already grumbling in hunger when buddy Donna picked me up for a late lunch and drove straight to Tony Roma’s in Garapan one Friday afternoon. I had always wanted to try the food at Tony Roma’s, but I thought it was pricey. If not for Donna, I…

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Yoshoku at Miyako

WHEN I got an invitation to try out Yoshoko — Miyako Japanese Restaurant’s latest offering at the Hyatt a couple of weeks ago — I said “yes!” without having any idea what to expect. - I had visions of new sushi and sashimi servings in mind, and was unprepared when…

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Oleai Beach Bar & Grill: Your seaside dining place

 IF you’re looking for a restaurant with the best waterfront and sunset view, Oleai Beach Bar & Grill still tops the list on island.After it reopened under new management three months ago, Oleai Beach Bar & Grill has again become an ideal venue for parties and get-togethers, and a place…

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Lunch at Saipan's ‘secret’ Casa

(Photos by Patrick Horton) JUST behind the Kristo Rai church in Garapan is a house which is actually a restaurant that serves a wide variety of mouthwatering Japanese, Italian and other international dishes. Casa Urashima is not a new destination for me or for some of my friends. We have…

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[ Japan ][ Seafood ]

New sushi and sashimi bar in Garapan

THE first thing that greeted me and my companion when we entered the smoky glass doors of this restaurant located at the second floor of the A1 Store in Garapan is the mouthwatering aroma of grilled beef, and the cozy atmosphere and spaciousness inside. I have been to the place…

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[ Japan ][ Seafood ]

Good food, good times at Naked Fish

AN unexpected lunch call from one of my out to eat buddies dragged me out of bed and directed me to Naked Fish Bar & Grill on Saturday noon. Not yet conditioned to eat, I glanced idly at the lunch menu and ordered for the first thing that caught my…

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Rendezvous at the Sango Restaurant

IF there is one dining place that gives you the feeling of being away from it all and nothing else matters but the food, it’s Sango Restaurant at the Coral Ocean Point Resort in Koblerville.  Usually considered a very “out of the way” dining joint, Sango Restaurant makes up for…

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