Sushi in a Shopping Center Never Tasted So Good: Kazu


Ever eat sushi in a shopping center? Are you a fan of eating at restaurants in shopping centers?

Generally speaking I am not a fan of eating in shopping centers because, well, I feel that they are meant for SHOPPING.

But, when the food is quality and the ambience transports to someplace so much better than a strip mall setting, you really can’t complain.

AND – you definitely shouldn’t complain when the sushi looks like this: Image

KAZU RESTAURANT is where it’s at…this place will rock your socks off! Having lived in DC, NYC, and Dallas which play host to amazing sushi like Kaz, Nobu, Bond St and more, I am pretty picky about my sushi. I also grew up in Jacksonville which does not play host to wonderful sushi – besides Kazu. If you just give this place a shot despite it being in a strip center, you will be incredibly pleased and you may overindulge. Kazu has a wonderful interior with a clean aesthetic. They have a beautiful sushi bar and the place is meticulously clean and organized. White leather interior. SO Miami Vice. But I won’t complain.

You’re so sushi. Don’t deny it.

and if you don’t like sushi well I don’t know where to start…

Feast your eyes on the below pic of the Florida Sunshine Roll #appropriatename 

yes that’s mango!

Florida Sunrise roll



Get Baked! and Wired…


BAKED & WIRED – A DC institution. With witty names for scrumptious cupcakes. And so much more.



Baked & Wired is my favorite bake shop in DC and very high on my list of best bakeries in the country. Sorry to all my readers but Georgetown Cupcake does not hold a candle to Baked & Wired. Stop trying to make fetch happen Georgetown Cupcake…it’s never going to happen. Ok so there’s a whole television show dedicated to DC Cupcake Wars but really I don’t feel that there is a war or even a battle over cupcakes in DC because anyone who has lived in the district or knows what’s up in the slightest knows that Baked & Wired is where it’s at – but really…


I went to college in DC, and on my Saturday jaunts to Georgetown to “shop-and-bop”, I most definitely found myself at Baked & Wired and my friends and I didn’t even consider going to Sprinkles or Georgetown Cupcake. I really don’t hate Georgetown Cupcake but Baked & Wired is to Georgetown Cupcake as Cake is to Salad in my opinion. Does anyone craving yummy cake even consider eating a salad instead? I don’t think so. 

ImageThe Tessita Named after the owner’s daughter. Vanilla Cake with dulce de leche filling and chocolate-hazelnut satin icing.

NOW – onto the cupcakes… they really are THAT good. They actually call them cakecups at Baked & Wired and I think this is fitting since the fluffy delectable bundles of sweet joy that so closely resemble cupcakes are really so much better that they deserve a different name.




Pretty Bitchin’ – Chocolate cake with a crunchy peanut butter frosting 

So go on and GET BAKED… and don’t forget to get wired too, the coffee bar is great! VIsit Baked & Wired at :

1052 Thomas Jefferson St NW, Washington, DC 20007
(202) 333-2500