Palo Alto: Brown rice sushi restaurant replaces Homma's | Peninsula Foodist | Elena Kadvany | Almanac Online |

Local Blogs

Peninsula Foodist

By Elena Kadvany

E-mail Elena Kadvany

About this blog: Get the latest food news with the biweekly Peninsula Foodist newsletter.
I am a perpetually hungry twenty-something journalist, born and raised in Menlo Park and currently workin...  (More)

View all posts from Elena Kadvany

Palo Alto: Brown rice sushi restaurant replaces Homma's

Uploaded: Feb 27, 2018
Fans who miss longtime Palo Alto restaurant Homma's Brown Rice Sushi, rejoice: owner Masakazu Homma's recipes are back at a new Japanese restaurant.

Hidden Garden Sushi opened on Monday at 2363 Birch St., Suite B, behind Bistro Elan. Like its predecessor, the restaurant serves only brown rice sushi.


An updated sushi bar at Hidden Garden Sushi, now open in Palo Alto. Photo by Elena Kadvany.

Owner Huong Huynh, a native of Vietnam, said she wanted to open her own restaurant after working for more than 10 years as a server in Japanese restaurants. She took over the tiny Birch Street space after Homma's closed in 2016. She said her husband remodeled the space, which still offers a small amount of seating inside and outside on an updated patio.

All of the sushi is made with brown rice. Huynh said she's using some of Homma's recipes. The menu includes classic and signature rolls, nigiri, sashimi and other dishes such as teriyaki, agedashi tofu, karaage and a poke bowl. View the menu here.

Hidden Garden Sushi is open for lunch and dinner, Monday through Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 5-9 p.m.


The entrance to the newly opened Hidden Garden Sushi on Birch Street. Photo by Elena Kadvany.
We need your support now more than ever. Can we count on you?

Comments

 +   3 people like this
Posted by chris, a resident of Downtown North,
on Mar 1, 2018 at 10:42 am

There is also a new brown rice restaurant opening where that new Ice cream store was on the first block of UniversityAve Creamistry I believe it was called.


 +   2 people like this
Posted by Lu Ellen, a resident of Midtown,
on Mar 10, 2018 at 12:06 pm

Darn, do we miss Homma Sushi.


Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

Stay up to date on local coronavirus coverage with our daily news digest email.

'A devastating impact:' The coronavirus claims Clarke's Charcoal Broiler, Mountain View's oldest operating restaurant
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 3,521 views

The first few seconds after awakening; before I remember the virus
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 2,765 views

Can you stay healthy without making more trash?
By Sherry Listgarten | 2 comments | 2,041 views

Think about helping others in our coronavirus-affected area
By Diana Diamond | 4 comments | 1,957 views

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED

The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 10, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

View Details