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Royal Sushi and Izakaya

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Where to Find the Best Healthy Eats and Workouts in Queen Village

Philly has an insanely wonderful fitness scene, but the truth is, many of us tend to stick to our own neighborhoods — we’ve all got […]


2017 Year In Reviews, Part One

With the end of the year fast approaching, we’re wrapping things up with a 3-part look back at the restaurants that moved us, disappointed us […]


Eat This Now: Royal Sushi and Izakaya’s “Industry” Chirashi

You know what’s cool about Royal Sushi and Izakaya? Like we told you last week, pretty much everything, from the shumai to the sushi to the […]


Where To Eat This Weekend: A Prescription For Cocktails, Tacos and Dumplings

So this has been a helluva week, huh? Long, gray, dark and ugly–both psychologically and meteorologically. Know what I’m thinking? We all need to have […]


Dinner At The Fish Riot: Royal Sushi And Izakaya Reviewed

There are restaurants you go to because you’re hungry, and restaurants you go to because they’re cool. There are restaurant you go to because they’re […]


Royal Sushi & Izakaya Is Open

We’ve been talking about Royal Sushi & Izakaya for almost six years now. First the izakaya concept was a pop-up night at the Khyber Pass Pub and […]


It’s The Foobooz Fall Restaurant Round-Up

This summer (like all summers) was a pretty slow time for restaurant openings. We had a few big names come through on their promises to […]


Royal Sushi and Izakaya Hosting a Pop-up in a Pop-up

Despite our doubts, Royal Sushi and Izakaya may be proving us wrong. The perpetually delayed Japanese pub recently told us they would be opening in sometime […]


Update: Royal Sushi and Izakaya Opening This Summer (Allegedly)

The long awaited and very, VERY (almost five years) delayed Royal Sushi and Izakaya may finally be opening soon. Jesse Ito told us that they […]


Royal Sushi & Izayaka Will be at Brewer’s Plate

Brewer’s Plate is one of our favorite events of the year. The fundraiser for Fair Food Philadelphia pairs local restaurants with local breweries in an […]


Signs of Life for Royal Sushi & Izakaya

Royal Sushi & Izakaya has posted a job opening at Foobooz Jobs for a sushi sous chef. Construction has been ongoing at the long waited […]


No Triangle News, But How About a Royal Izakaya Update

Meal Ticket reported earlier and then went back on a story that Stephen Simons and Dave Frank (Khyber Pass Pub, Royal Tavern, the Cantinas) were […]


Rammy for Ramen

Drew Lazor gets the cover of this week’s City Paper with his story about Philadelphia’s already out-of-control ramen obsession. Everyone seems to have an opinion on […]


Ramen In the News

One of the most common foodie complaints of the last several years in Philadelphia is the lack of serious ramen joints. But there is hope […]


Royal Sushi and Izakaya Has a Home

As Michael Klein reported last night Royal Sushi and Izakaya finally has a location. The anticipated Japanese bar from the RoyalKhyberCantinasandnowIzakaya team will be opening […]