This Uni Chawanmushi Tastes Like a Warm Hug

Oakland Chef Kyle Itani is no stranger to urchin-topped egg custard, but he fell in love with the dish when he tasted the uni chawanmushi from chef Chikara Ono at B-Dama.

Oakland Chef Kyle Itani is no stranger to urchin-topped egg custard, but he fell in love with the dish when he tasted the uni chawanmushi from chef Chikara Ono at B-Dama. Ono's version is made with mushrooms, shrimp and chicken breast. "Each spoonful, there's another hidden surprise," says Itani. Watch as this homey, comforting dish is prepared.

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