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Rocky Aoki

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2014

    Aoki in Dadeland Continues Benihana Legacy

    Chances are you've heard of Benihana, the famous teppanyaki chain that spread like wildfire across America. Well, did you know that the son of Rocky Aoki (the founder of Benihana) is the founder of Doraku, and that he's related to the global superstar DJ Steve Aoki, and that the new teppanyaki joint ... More >>

  • Music

    March 14, 2013

    Steve Aoki: The Neon Punk of EDM

    Once an indie darling, he has coasted to superstardom on a wave of pure showmanship.

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2011

    Doraku, Pasha's to Open New Miami Locations

    Doraku's South Beach bar is known for its happy hour. We're hoping the tradition continues in Brickell.​Doraku, home to everyone's favorite happy hour, is opening a second Florida location in Mary Brickell Village.According to the manager of the SoBe location, the lease was just signed this week a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2011

    Steve Aoki at Ultra Music Festival 2011 Day Three, March 27

    Photo by Ian WitlenSteve Aoki celebrates by sitting on his gear.​Steve Aoki Ultra Music Festival's Live Stage Bicentennial Park March 27, 2011 Better Than: A Benihana chef's onion volcano. If you're a sucker for hibachi like I am, then you probably already knew that Steve Aoki comes from Jap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2010

    Revisiting Benihana Before It's Sold

    Alarmed by the news that Benihana might be sold, last night Short Order paid a visit to the teppanyaki temple, which is located off the 79th Street Causeway. However, it was business as usual at the waterfront eatery (which, like most Miami restaurants, doesn't actually have outdoor seating) and non ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2009

    Benihana Teppanyaki Announces Renewal, Better Shrimp, Beef, Chicken and More Japan

    image via wwworks flickr​Ever been to Benihana Teppanyaki and bemoaned the "lack of Japan" in the place? The company is addressing your concerns on that point and others. Miami headquartered Benihana Inc., which operates 65 Benihana teppanyaki restaurants, 25 RA Sushi Bars, and 9 Haru sushi r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2009

    Benihana Teppanyaki Announces Renewal, Better Shrimp, Beef, Chicken and More Japan

    image via wwworks flickr​Ever been to Benihana Teppanyaki and bemoaned the "lack of Japan" in the place? The company is addressing your concerns on that point and others. Miami headquartered Benihana Inc., which operates 65 Benihana teppanyaki restaurants, 25 RA Sushi Bars, and 9 Haru sushi r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2008

    Founder of Benihana Japanese Steakhouse Dead at 69

    Photo courtesy of Benihana. News broke this weekend that Rocky Aoki, founder of the Benihana chain of restaurants -- headquartered in Miami -- died Thursday night at the age of 69. According to a family spokesperson, the cause of death was pneumonia; but Aoki had also suffered from cirrhosis, diabe ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 8, 2007

    Kobehana

    Getting the right chef can be a make-or-break situation

  • Dining

    May 15, 2003

    You and Me, Global Brother

    Boycott French wines or Asian restaurants? Let's get real, people!

  • Dining

    June 8, 1994
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