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Best uni (sea urchin) accented or based dishes in NYC?

I'm having a hankering all of a sudden! Any price range, anywhere in Manhattan. Thanks!

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  1. Sushi Yasuda for uni sushi

    Ushiwakamaru for chawan mushi with uni

    1. There was some discussion about this from a while ago, don't know if it helps.


        1. As of this Sunday, Blue Hill had an amazing salmon dish with sea urchin sauce... very interested and tasty!

          1. definitely try Tocqueville's angel-hair carbonera with uni.

            1. One of my favorite dishes city-wide is the Maccheroni alla Chittara With Lump Crabmeat & Sea Urchin at Esca. I wish I had some right now.

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                1. re: Deb Van D

                  Ditto on this dish. Filling, creamy, delicious; pasta paired perfectly. Comfort food for uni lovers.

                2. My picks (not in specific order):

                  1.Fresh uni in shell from Hokkaido (seasonal at any good Japanese restaurants) - nothing beats that!
                  2.Sea urchin with lobster gelee and cauliflower puree - L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon
                  3. Sea urchin tempura (wrapped in shiso leaf) - Inagiku

                  Now I am dying to try the uni dish at Esca!