The Crave is Back in Town

Aug 15th, 2017 Uncategorized Grace Cheng

After 10 years, we’re proud to say Benihana is back in the Windy City. Located at the base of the John Hancock Center in the heart of a city known for its incredible food scene, this location is the perfect spot for both Chicagoans and visitors alike to get the full Benihana experience. At Benihana, we pride ourselves on giving our guests not only the…

See You at the Sushi Bar – A Five-Step Guide to Sushi for Beginners

Jul 24th, 2017 Uncategorized Randy Haizlip

When you’re new to the sushi game, any roll can be intimidating. From how to order multiple courses to roll recommendations, here is a simple guide to navigating your sushi experience. For over 50 years, Benihana has perfected a food culture that is accessible to people of all knowledge levels. Sushi is the opening act to the full Benihana experience and our experts are on…

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Waves of Flavor: Complementary Flavors in Your Favorite Cocktails

Mar 21st, 2016 Mixology Alfredo Martinez

Good meals become great when paired with a perfect complementary cocktail. Just like every item on our menu, we strive to deliver excellence with rich textures and bold flavors on our signature drink list. At Benihana, we’re proud to offer a variety of distinct cocktails, all boasting one-of-a-kind flavor profiles and tasting notes. Rest assured, our signature drinks aren’t your normal, everyday concoctions. We separate…

Cucumber Shochu Cocktail

Going Light This New Year? Sip These Slimmed-Down Cocktails

Jan 21st, 2016 Mixology Alfredo Martinez

With the new year in full swing, many people have made commitments to modify their diets. This could mean fewer sweets, more fruits and vegetables, less salt, or going gluten-free. But, no matter the modification, those looking to revamp their diets can still toast to their health without the worry of added calories. Try simple swaps to make cocktails lighter, but just as enjoyable, this…

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Tools of the Trade: What You Need to Become a Master of Mixology

Oct 7th, 2015 Mixology Kina Reyes-James

Benihana is known for its distinct specialty cocktails, blending quality ingredients to create refreshing concoctions that guests crave. We’re often asked by guests how they can re-create their own spins on their favorite Benihana drinks at home. In addition to premium liquors and fresh ingredients, it is essential to have the right tools for mixing the perfect cocktail 1. Jigger At Benihana, our cocktails are a…