About the Author
Nobuyuki Matsuhisa was born in Saitama, Japan, and trained as sushi chef at Matsuei Sushi in Tokyo. After running restaurants in Peru, Argentina and Alaska, Nobu opened his first restaurant Matsuhisa, in Beverley Hills in 1987. Six years later, Robert De Niro persuaded him to open Nobu in New York. There are now thirteen Nobu restaurants all over the world - in New York, Los Angeles, Malibu, Aspen, Las Vegas, London, Milan and Tokyo. He currently lives in Beverley Hills, close to his Matsuhisa Los Angeles restaurant.