- Suefoo Feb 2, 2007 05:22 AM
I want to take my son out tonight for some excellent sushi. I have created a monster, because at age 10, he is a sushi maniac. We have been to many Japanese restaurants in the area, but I want to wow him. I told him I would take him to a new place. Philly and suburbs are OK. Any suggestions?
I'd recommend Pod. At his age, not only will he enjoy the sushi, but the ambiance will be memorable, too. I could see a kid that age going nutso over the sushi conveyor belt and the dessert tier.
Pod sounds right up a 10 year old's alley. Wacky, futuristic decor and conveyor belts with sushi. Like being in a sushi spaceship!
I agree that Pod is a good choice (if timed correctly). It can become a "scene" at times. Also, I don't believe that you can actually watch and communicate with the sushi chef as it is being prepared at Pod (which often adds to the thrill).
I took my son and nephews to Sagami in Pennsauken, NJ. I found it very kid friendly and all of the waitresses wear traditional garb which they all found interesting. But again for "wow" its Pod.
Depends on what you are asking for, Pod's Sushi is terrible, rice too cold, bland, no visible sushi chefs hardly ever.
I you want him to be "wowed about the actual sushi", sit at morimoto's sushi bar. if you want him to be wowed by the interior design (which is now dated) go to pod, but Pods sushi is lame.