Sushi with an M in Santa Monica
Okay, so there is some amazing sushi place that somebody told me about in Santa Monica...it begins with an M and its a Japanese name...has amazing tradition Japanese sushi...anyone know the restaurant that I am talking about?
Unless I am with more than 4 people, I sit at the bar and have his omakase. I've been a fan of his since before he opened Mori (they been open 6-7 years now), so I've had a lot of different dishes from him.
What is it that made you a non-Mori fan? I've been fortunate to learn and see where he gets his fish, rice and other ingredients, so I have no complaints.
OK.....then....none of these start with an "M" and do not necessarily fit the "amazing traditional Japanese sushi" description, but here it goes (others pls feel free to add the ones I missed):
In/around Santa Monica -
Shima (Abbot Kinney)
Wabi Sabi (Abbot Kinney)
oh and pls don't tell me you're talking about Sasabune or Echigo. That is not "amazing traditional Japanese sushi" period. Again, the only one that comes to mind is Mori in West LA, but I could be wrong (or an "N" which could be Nishimura, but that's off Melrose not in SM). Mako? Urasawa? Azami? None of these are in SM, though. Good luck finding out where this place is!
Sure. Have you been to Sushi Park? It will change your life, seriously. I don't eat sushi anywhere else. My friend also swears that Sushi Gen (Jen?) in Little Tokyo is equally as good.