Yoko Takarada

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2013

    Shokudo's Wok Club Lunch Showcases Pork Belly and Ceviche

    If you're into Asian eats and friendly fellow foodies, the Hoh Wok Club is a social occasion you might be into. Hosted by local cooking instructor and food personality Eleanor Hoh, this sit-down lunch will showcase Shokudo, Buena Vista's highly lauded Japanese eatery, on August 25. For $35 per pers ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 4, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 3, 2012

    Obnoxious Tourists Here: Brickell Oktoberfest, My Ceviche and Promotions Galore

    Around October and through around April, those lovable tourists start flooding the streets of Miami wearing sun visors and holding flimsy Kodaks. Locals find themselves dodging groups of people speaking strange languages just to get to their favorite spots for a bite to eat. Thankfully, those same e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2012

    Shokudo Miami: A World Resource in Buena Vista

    Depending upon the Japanese dialect, shokudo could mean anything from "canteen" to "peaceful dining" to "path to food." Regardless of the definition, the essence remains the same: It's a casual spot for easy eating, and that is exactly what owner and general manager Yoko Takarada and executive chef ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2012

    Shokudo Serves Asian Street Food In Design District

    When Shokudo owner and general manager Yoko Takarada decided to lease the old bodega on Northeast Second Avenue in Miami's Design District, she first had to clear out the guy living in the back. That defines Miami's Design District -- fine-dining restaurants and stores with $20,000 couches sitting j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2010

    World Resource Cafe Presents The Perfect Couple

    This is what a perfect couple looks like. Notice it bears no resemblance to Brad and Angelina.​World Resource Cafe has created  the "Perfect Couple", a two-for-$14 Happy Hour drink-and-food special available daily from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. -- until February 14th. Guests will get to choose from t ... More >>