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MarkC Jan 28, 2007 10:17 PM

Judging from the comments on this site, New York seems to be a town of hard core sushi purists. Are there any modern Japanese restaurants, similar, for example, to Zuma in London?

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  1. davidbrim RE: MarkC Feb 8, 2007 06:03 AM

    Not true. London has some incredible Japanese restaurant. Check out Roka on Charlotte Street (Fitzrovia), Umu in Mayfair, and Chisou on Princes Street (Hanover Sq.). All three are up there with the best in the world (in my humble opinion).

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      iloveguacamole RE: MarkC Feb 10, 2007 09:55 PM

      What do you mean by "modern"?

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        baconstrip RE: MarkC Feb 11, 2007 10:15 AM

        a new restaurant in union square called 15 EAST has one of the best sushi chefs (masato shimizu from jewel bako) and a contemporary atmosphere. it's owned by the same people who did tocqueville, so the kitchen food has french/new-american twist.

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