Tsuyoshi Nishioka

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2014

    Kyatchi's Hide Tozawa on Minnesota sushi bars: "Most aren't doing it right"

    Hide Tozawa is a chef on a mission to show Minnesota a different type of Japanese restaurant. His team at Kyatchi wants to take some of the cream cheese out of your roll and let you chew on something you might actually find in Tokyo. Hot Dish caught up with Tozawa on a recent Monday after he had fin ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    March 19, 2014

    Kyatchi strikes out and hits some home runs

    From baseball to sushi, this new Japanese eatery blends East and West with mixed results

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2012

    Tsuyoshi Nishioka apologizes for sucking, leaves Twins

    So what was your favorite Tsuyoshi Nishioka Twins moment?SEE ALSO: Tsuyoshi Nishioka, new Twins infielder, spotted at Origami downtownWas it when he botched the first routine grounder he saw this season so badly it prompted fans to wonder whether he'd been drinking sake before the game? Or maybe it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2012

    Ryan Doumit commits three errors in an inning; first outfielder to do so since '89 [VIDEO]

    SEE ALSO:-- Tsuyoshi Nishioka brutal error: Twins megabust botches first play back in bigs [VIDEO]-- A.J. Pierzynski calls Nick Blackburn a "piece of shit" [VIDEO]-- Twins' Willingham hits deck, Doumit acts as if under fire after loud thunder boom [VIDEOS]Twins defensive butcher outfielder and catch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2012

    Ex-Twin Jason Repko makes "the catch of the year, and it's not even close" [VIDEO]

    SEE ALSO:-- Tsuyoshi Nishioka brutal error: Twins megabust botches first play back in bigs [VIDEO]-- Carlos Gomez, former Twin, blasts foul ball, takes home run trot [VIDEO]-- Ex-Twin Knoblauch is reportedly drunkenly riding NYC subways, hitting on young chicksJason Repko is currently in the minor l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2012

    Tsuyoshi Nishioka pop-fly fail: Twins megabust's latest cringe-worthy play [VIDEO]

    SEE ALSO: Tsuyoshi Nishioka brutal error: Twins megabust botches first play back in bigs [VIDEO]At one time in the past, Tsuyoshi Nishioka was pretty good at professional baseball. Now, his results are comparable to what would happen in Twins manager Ron Gardenhire decided to give me a shot at secon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2012

    Tsuyoshi Nishioka brutal error: Twins megabust botches first play back in bigs [VIDEO]

    SEE ALSO:-- Joe Mauer has the second-worst contract in baseball, says Yahoo!-- Minnesota Twins have increased in value more than any other pro sports franchise since 2000It didn't take Tsuyoshi Nishioka long to remind Twins fans why he spent the first four months of the 2012 season in the minor leag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2012

    Twins payroll: Why in Gardy's name is it being slashed?

    ​A year ago at this time, the Twins were coming off a rousingly successful inaugural year at Target Field, and the future looked bright.As the old saying goes, what a difference a last-place season makes. After 99 losses and more injuries than you can shake a Punto at, it appears the young-talent- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    Twins drop three of four to Tigers

    ​Last Friday I wondered if the Minnesota Twins could possibly beat the Detroit Tigers over their remaining three games. They proved that yes, when facing the Tigers' mediocre Brad Penny, that they could, in fact, piece together enough runs to win Saturday's game. Unfortunately, that means that t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Twins 'midgets' squeak out a victory

    WikiOzzie's pissed that the Twins 'midgets' beat his Sox again.​It was a busy day in Twins Territory: our boys edged the White Sox in a 1-0 victory yesterday afternoon, their fourth in a row over the Chicago nine, and seven straight dating back to last season. The Japanese press was in full ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    Top food and drink deals for Twins fans

    Save $$ on food/beverage before or after the game. ​Have you seen what Twins tickets are going for on StubHub these days? Thirty-some bucks to watch them play the Brewers...and that's standing room only. After a rough loss to the Royal's last night, the Twins are hitting the road. But here a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2011

    Asian food events dominate this Week in Food

    Two-for-ones on Twins home game days at the Wondrous Azian Kitchen. ​It's an Asian-heavy week in food, and we're not complaining. Rare is the week when we get to kick things off with sushi at Tom Pham's and wrap it up sucking down sake at Moto-i, with a visit to Sawatdee wedged safely in betwe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2011

    Twins, at home opener, to unleash gladiator tunes on unsuspecting opponents

    ​For the home opener, I could drone on about the new scoreboard, the new salty snacks, the lack of trees, or my take on whether or not the Twins have figured out their Target Field home run problems. Instead, I'm going to focus on the thing that bothered me most of last season: What is that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    Tsuyoshi Nishioka, new Twins infielder, spotted at Origami downtown

    MLBNishioka tries out taste of home in MN​For the Minnesota Twins, spring training starts in less than two weeks in Fort Meyers, Florida. With the harsh winter we've been having, you'd think they might make an early migration. But one brand-new Twin was embracing the cold and trying out a local re ... More >>