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Interior of KazuNori Mid-Wilshire

KazuNori Mid-Wilshire Opens

The restaurant features a 24-seat hand roll counter bar where, like at our other locations, guests can watch their hand rolls being made, and, most importantly, enjoy them while the seaweed is at its best. At KazuNori, the commitment to quality is unwavering, serving hand rolls made with only the freshest fish, along with specially harvested seaweed, house-made sauces, and signature warm rice. Named after celebrated sushi chef Kazunori Nozawa who introduced the cylindrical-style hand roll to the United States over 40 […]

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First Ever National Hand Roll Day

National Hand Roll Day was founded in 2019 by Sushi Nozawa Group to celebrate the beloved sushi handroll. The holiday was proclaimed by the Registrar at National Day Calendar and is celebrated each year on July 6, the date of Chef Nozawa’s birthday! Introduced in the middle of the last century, the original hand rolls, or temaki, were cylindrical in shape. Chef Nozawa began serving cylindrical handrolls early in his career in Japan, and decades later, they became a customer favorite at his […]

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