Stalwart of the Chelsea Market gets a new finish. Retail shop sees separate counters for lobsters fresh or steamed. Long steel counter for fresh fish offerings, or get super-fresh with eight-seat o... 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
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
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
The Tao of steak. Fusion pros team up with Laurent Tourondel for beef and sushi on an epic scale. Former Republican club turned into an insta-classic, with arched ceilings and skylights making for ... 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
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
Hell’s Kitchen finalist Guy Vaknin does sushi for vegetarians and aesthetes. Brick, wood, and avocado-shaded walls fill an energetic space, though business is mostly take-out. Gluten-free &ld... 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
A mini-Masa for the Village. Former Bar Masa and Masa head chefs join forces, hang their own sushi shingle. Name comes from the Japanese for the fresh parts, and brother, this shizz is fresh. Omaka... read more
Serafina's Japanese wing. Shares hotel space with Italian sib, but reflects antipodal approach. Intimate izakaya all about simple, elegant cuisine. Chefs take inspiration from pan-Asian backgrounds... read more
Euro chain brings its French-inflected Japanese to midtown. Slick bi-level space finished with black accents, airy dangling lanterns. Businessfolk grabbing self-serve lunches, finer dining come din... read more
Outer-borough fusion spot excited to host your next acid trip. Design aesthetic borrowed from a Grand Theft Auto nightclub. Blown-out atrium with ginormous light panels, dangling fixtures, electric... read more
It's not like Sheepshead Bay is really a culinary wasteland (though some Manhattanites would have you believe that), but a sushi spot as slick and pricey as this is kind of a rarity in these parts.... read more
Hot sushi, Mexican gyoza, Japanese tacos: these cats are turning the playbook upside down. First US location of Mexican fusion chain. Comes complete with conveyor belt snaking through the room, o... read more
One-stop shopping with great blend of cutting-edge chic and ready-t...
Michael White of Ai Fiori et al does an Italian steakhouse south of...
South Brooklyn Pizza peeps wrap a stealth Italian spot around their...
Kristi Paras of Zachary's Smile re-ups her Village space with a bou...
Appointment-only, hour-long guided shopping experience. Second show...