Kind words for izanami:
VACATION IDEA DREAM VACATION MAGAZINE - 7/27/15 "A private patio allows for spectacular outdoor dining during the warmer months"
TREND MAGAZINE - 6/25/15 "A stunning waterfall at the entrance, and within the warm glow of chochin lanterns makes the expansive space more intimate"
FOOD REPUBLIC.COM - 5/18/15 "The most memorable is the playful Wagyu Beef Ishiyaki, where you cook slices of delicate meat on a sizzling 500-degree stone"
PASATIEMPO - 12/23/14 "a Church of Food"
NEW YORK MAGAZINE - 11/13/14 "A twist on the traditional Japanese drinking tavern"
2015 RESTAURANT GUIDE - 9/21/14 "Breathtaking doesn’t even begin to describe it."
ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL - 8/13/14 "Showcasing individual ingredients in a way that complements the simple aesthetics of Ten Thousand Waves"
EATER.COM - 7/24/14 "Visitors can relax for two or three hours and then enjoy a meal yards away"
FINANCIAL TIMES - 6/15/14 "Izakaya-style dining and an impressive sake selection"
WASHINGTON POST - 3/27/14 'Izanami is a luscious segue from the spa"
THE TURQUOISE TABLE - 3/27/14 "We were in paradise!"
EDIBLE SANTA FE - 3/14/14 "Descriptions of its sake offerings make wine lovers feel right at home"
THE NEW MEXICAN - 2/25/14 "The place to go for top-shelf sake"
JAMES BEARD FOUNDATION - 2/19/14 Best New Restaurant Nominee 2014
NEW MEXICO TRAVEL - 2/19/14 "Izanami made the semi-finalists list (James Beard Awards)"
LOCAL FLAVOR - 2/17/14 "Who needs sushi when you can have your wasabi with local Wagyu?"
THE MAGAZINE - 2/14 "Every dish on Izanami’s menu is great"
SF REPORTER - 1/22/14 "Every bit as enchanting as the Waves"
PASATIEMPO - 12/27/13 "That pork belly is even better than you could wish"