Go go Godzilla: cheap eats curry hut inspired by Hideki Matsui. Go means "five" in Japanese, nods to 55 on the uniform, offering discounts every 5th, 15th, and 25th day of the month. Chain is big... read more
Go go Godzilla: cheap eats curry hut inspired by Hideki Matsui. Go means "five" in Japanese, nods to 55 on the uniform, offering discounts every 5th, 15th, and 25th day of the month. Chain is big i... read more
Name should give you some indication of the versatility here. Chef is Chinese-Korean, brings pan-Asian knowhow to continent-spanning menu. Izakaya faves like gyoza and yakitori joined by honey yuzu... read more
Michael Briones, a Momofuku alum, drops Japanese-inspired fare on the ‘Burg. Izakaya-style small plates like wings, roasted potatoes with spicy mayo. Ramen comes with a range of broths, from ... read more
Jonathan Morr of BONDST takes over plum space at the Dream Downtown. Red-velveteen décor brings a sexy vibe. Focuses on sushi and sharable Japanese bites with a French twist. Choose a la car... read more
Sake focus, and not in some snobby way. Logo borrows the crest of rice harvesters, name comes from the grains dedicated to sake. Flights allow a range of experiencing, enhanced with an artful cockt... read more
Folks behind Noodle Café Zen and Sushi Lounge do ramen and dumplings. Warm corridor sees a row of tables with red leather stools. Menu divides between Tokyo standards (shoyu or miso ramen) a... read more
Classing up the Bowery from a perch at the Wyndham Garden Chinatown. Kitchen starts Japanese, isn’t afraid to follow tangents. Burgers get teriyakiinaise sauce, club sandwiches come with baco... read more
The izakaya wing of the Little Wisco empire. Gabe Stulman partners up with Fedora chef Mehdi Brunet-Benkritly for Japanese pub grub. As name signals, not exactly obsessed with authenticity here. Gr... read more
After 18 years of Sag Harbor crowd pleasing, sushi pros cross over to the big island. Output divided between fresh sushi and modern Japanese cuisine. (Ringers like bulgogi slip in, too.) Chile tuna... read more
Japanese-style grilled skewers upgrading Union Square picnics. Zippy little shop, all skewers cooked on the yakitori grilling machine behind the glass. Yakitori’s Japanese for grilled chicken... read more
UES's best sushi now available in Tribeca. Chef Gari-san stays ahead of the curve, getting avant-garde with top-rate fish. Bluefin and ponzu mousse, tuna with tofu, squid and shiso flowers. Umm, fl... read more
Food writer Harris Salat tries his hand at ramen. Counter wraps windowed kitchen in classic Japanese fashion. Blonde wood from front to back. Four varieties of ramen feature short rib, ajitama egg,... read more
L.A.’s answer to Nobu comes to NYC. “Signature dishes” like hamachi fusion, yellowtail and jalapeño, and miso black cod pretty much lifted straight from Chef Matsuhisa. Top... read more
A master class in soba noodles. Brick-walled storefront spinoff of madly popular Delancey original just up the block. House tofu to start, mixing soy, seaweed, and bonito. Follow up with the ... read more
North Japanese noodles taken seriously (no bacon ramen). Long wooden counter and open kitchen fill swanky Williamsburg dojo. House-made “Nama-Men” noodles ferment 48 hours for flavor an... read more
Former ballerina/nutrition expert/collector of fine things Mihoko Kiyokawa brings Franco-Japanese fare to the Flatiron. Tall ceilings, vivid artwork, gold-and-tan embroidered screens fill intimate ... read more
Always-reliable Blue Ribbon crew drops lively Japanese tavern on the Thompson LES. Like a Bromberg bros greatest hits package, with sushi, fried chicken, and comfort food brunches all represen... read more
Prolific izakaya-style chain out of Tokyo opens a location near the Flatiron. Open ceilings and a long bar; seating in a front vestibule, rear dining room, and second-story loft above an open kit... read more
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