what sushi place menlo park?
Tokyo Subway, maybe?
I've never eaten at Akasaka, but it has received pretty good remarks here. For a roundup of the area, see this thread:
Sushi Monster devours Peninsula: The Big List
(I should add that I have had a range of average to amazing fish at Sushi Tomi on Dana @ Hope in Mountain View, and for some unknown reason, the place just makes me happy.)
Akasaka looks like this:
It's a long block from the BBC. Not sure whether there is a closer sushi place. You can use the cool "walk up the block" feature at Amazon local listings to see whether anything else looks like a better match. http://www.amazon.com/gp/yp/B0004KWP86/