Holiday season eating has just begun, but it’s already starting to feel like we might need a break from all the candies, cakes, cookies and casseroles greeting us at every turn. If, like us, you’re craving something fresh, clean and delicious, sushi might just hit the spot.
Chef Shinichi Kawaguchi presents his interpretation of Edomae sushi in its classic form: fish slightly brushed with a modest amount of “shoyu” (Japanese for “soy sauce”).
While the chef’s choice omakase menu is the cornerstone of the restaurant’s culinary offerings, an a la carte menu is also available. The clean, modern setting features black walnut tables and a handcrafted cyprus sushi bar.
Formerly of Michelin-starred Oceana in Manhattan, Executive Chef Frederick (Fred) Despres incorporates a broad range of globally inspired flavors into his gorgeous sushi.
Arami presents modern, diverse takes on traditional Japanese dishes using ingredients from sustainable sources. Guests can choose from a wide variety of sakes, wines, cocktails, beers and spirits to complement the menu in the brick-walled dining room, where skylights flood the space with sunlight.
This intimate sushi-bar uses old-school, minimalist techniques to preserve the flavors of the fresh seafood.
Part of the growing Tsujita empire in Tokyo, Sushi Tsujita offers an omakase-style menu (chef’s choice). The restaurant is typical of clean Japanese design, with comforting, geometric shapes covering the walls, and features a patio room to enjoy its cocktail, wine and sake offerings.
Occupying three floors of a historic NoHo brownstone, BONDST serves up sushi and Japanese food in a chic atmosphere.
While the intimate space of the ground floor houses a sushi bar and banquettes amidst the softly textured decor, the second floor features a large dining space and a bar overlooking cobblestoned Bond Street. A curated list of wines, sakes and cocktails is available to complement any dish at any level.
Chef Tim Cushman’s award-winning Japanese restaurant offers some of the most elegant sushi in town.
Behind a discreet door in the historic Leather District and at the end of an entryway made of garden stones is o ya. Seafood dominates the menu, which also features vegetable, pork and beef-based dishes. Seasonal options, along with a chef’s tasting menu, are also available.
Just open up the Reserve app, and get place a request to check out some spectacular sushi spots this week!