- KJD Apr 3, 2006 09:17 AM
Anyone know of a sushi boat place in NYC? I'm talkin' west-coast-style real sushi boats that float around a little moat, sushi makers loading 'em up from within the moat's circle (I like to call it 'Sushi Island')
I've been to the conveyor belt sushi place on the upper east side and darn it, it's just not the same.
yearning for floating sushi,
Whoa there, keep your east-coast elitism to a minimum. As someone who lived in Japan for many years, I can tell you that some of the best sushi I ever had was at local fish markets, and the sushi at those markets was often served "kaiten" or on a conveyor belt. Don't bother with how you get it, focus on what you're getting and who's making it.
You have to remember this NYC, and not Cali! There is no sushi boats in the City. I am from Cali, too. Sushi boats in the City (if there is exists such a place) will cost you a fortune. I would recommed Tomae sushi for really great sushi.
I used to have a local sushi place in Miami Beach (called Katana) that had a boat river running through the middle.
Fish wasn't bad, but the prices were great. And they had an AMAZING dessert...tempura cheesecake served with whipped cream and tempura bananas. SOOO GOOD!
But I've been in LA for 3 years now and have yet to see any on the west coast.