In 1998, Los Angeles Times Magazine included him among Southern California's rising stars, while in 1993, New York Times chose Matsuhisa as one of the Top 10 restaurant destinations of the world. In 1994, New York City saw the opening of Nobu in partnership with actor Robert DeNiro. His restaurant in New York City was named "The Best New Restaurant" by The James Beard Foundation in 1995.
I am the editor, but I also speculate, ask questions and play devil's advocate. I reserve the right to change my mind.