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Listed below are our news items where Yamato has been featured. We inform you on Japanese cultures and how they do things. Please click on the respective link to read more.


A Taste of Joburg, with a helping of Yamato Japanese Cuisine

10 September 2012

27th Sept - 30th Sept 2012, Montecasino Outdoor Event Area

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Delicous dishes to be presented at Taste for Joburg event


Sushi and Japanese food: healthy, tasty and nutritious

10 March 2011

Japanese food is one of the healthiest cuisines on the planet, and sushi has a high nutritional value, especially if you’re eating sashimi, which doesn’t have the carbohydrates contained in sushi rice.

Fish is one of the most low-calorie, nutrient-rich foods, and it’s obviously found in all kinds of sushi – from maki rolls, to nigiri, and sashimi – which is just a thin slice of the freshest, highest quality fish served without the rice.

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Fun facts about sushi and Japanese food

13 Januarie 2011

Japanese food with its different variety of delicate dishes, delivers fresh and unique tastes from preparation to delivery. With all this pure enjoyments and experiences of the culture and its food comes a list of fun facts about sushi and Japanese food. For example: Sushi chefs consider making sushi rice an art that needs to be mastered. Read some more on these fun facts and make this a cultural learning process at the same time.

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Taste of Joburg Event

20 September 2009

30th Sept - 4th Oct 2009, Montecasino Outdoor Event Area

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Delicous dishes to be presented at Taste for Joburg event


Yamato features in Saturday Star

12 August 2009

"The winds have swept across Illovo's Japanese dining scene." Yamato stunned the crowd and food critques with it's sushi and sashimi platter. Another focus point was the exotic green tea sponge cake and ice cream with Anuki bean paste. Go on and read the full newspaper article which showcases these deligthful dishes.

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The Brazillian Soccer Team eating at Yamato

Brazilian Sooccer Team enjoying sushi and other Japanese food at Yamato

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Yamato featured in Wine 2008

A delightful dish titled 'Maguro Yukke (Tuna Tartare)' is revealed for all eyes to see and all cooks to prepare in this edition of Wine Magazine. Christina Sato pairs this dish with an elegant Sumaridge Chardonnay 2007 wine.

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2008 Dine - Where to eat

This multi award-winning eatery is located on the ground floor of an office block flanking a busy arterial road. It is the food rather than the view that draws the crowds. Once inside, owner Yasue Cristina Sato oversees a team of Japanese chefs in an environment of calming monochromatic splendour.

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Taste Magazine - Christina's chicken-wing braai

Grilled chicken wings drizzled in lemon juice and marinated sauce to deliver the perfect dish at the perfect time.Christina Sato shows you how to prepare and cook this yummy dish in the November 2007 volume of Taste magazine.

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Grilled Chicken-wings




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