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really great omakase sushi in the boroughs? where?

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kevin Jul 26, 2010 03:33 PM

thanks.

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  1. E Eto RE: kevin Jul 27, 2010 07:37 AM

    Answer is not really. Stick with Manhattan.

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      sushiman RE: E Eto Jul 27, 2010 08:35 AM

      An unfortunate truth.

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      jdf RE: kevin Jul 27, 2010 05:38 PM

      Although I would say Taro is pretty good (and not Manhattan prices).

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        cazique RE: jdf Jul 27, 2010 07:25 PM

        we were underwhelmed by Taro's omakase, though the price was certainly right. It was a regular old weekday. The board has only good things to say, is it worth another shot? Anything special to order, code word or something? :D

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          jdf RE: cazique Jul 28, 2010 01:17 PM

          Have gone a few times. No special order. But, we do go on Friday or Saturday when they get their shipment from the Tsukiji fish market. Thus, they have the biggest and freshest selections those days.

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            jen kalb RE: jdf Jul 28, 2010 01:50 PM

            FYI Taro seems to be in the process of moving up to the space at the SE corner of St. Marks Ave and Flatbush (former Dunkin Donuts), next to the Farm/Barn. Dont know when.

      2. Jeffsayyes RE: kevin Jul 27, 2010 05:57 PM

        maybe in Long Island you can get it. I haven't had luck here.

        1. Puppimus RE: kevin Jul 28, 2010 09:15 AM

          See these 2 threads (second one refers to Manhattan):

          http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/657850

          http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/657848

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