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Nori on EV is now a noodle place?! ISO replacement delivery

2slices Oct 11, 2011 04:59 PM

Just called they said same owners but now they're doibg noodles and dumplings now. Boooo!

Nori was the closest thing to a delivery version of takahashi. Kanoyama is a bit too expensive. Ginger will do for tonigjt but I haven't ordered from tere in years. I'm hesitant to trust sushi reviews on menupages et all, a cheap spicy tuna roll does not make a place good.

Fu gets good reviews as does shima. Anyone got tips? Preferably a place with real crab in the cali rolls and place that doesn't serve in metal tins. I find it imparts a bad taste.

Salmon sashimi
Mackerel sashini
Real crab cali roll
Eel avocado roll
Tuna roll
Uni sushi

That's my std go to delivery order.

Thx all.

  1. l
    lucyj Nov 9, 2011 06:40 PM

    In my experience Fu was better than Nori (although I was only at Nori once, maybe I was there on an off night because I expected it to be better) however it was recently shut down by the health department (with some supposedly not pleasant reviews) and I haven't been back since they reopened.

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    Fu Sushi
    182 Avenue B, New York, NY 10009

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    1. re: lucyj
      2slices Nov 10, 2011 01:29 PM

      It's still opened but a friend said his delivery is gross. Either way sushi places were getting bad grades often because they don't keep the fish at the legal temperatures. However those temperatures are more appropriate for serving the fish.

      I was ready to give Fu a try til I heard from that friend, however I'd give it a chance. It's very close by, but so is Takahachi and I see no reason to go elsewhere for that price range. $4.50 uni and it was pretty good.

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      Takahachi
      85 Avenue A, New York, NY 10009

      1. re: 2slices
        l
        lucyj Nov 11, 2011 02:54 PM

        My understanding was that it was not closed for temperature but for some less appetizing reasons, but I refuse to read the descriptions online so I can't confirm for sure.

    2. 2slices Nov 9, 2011 02:25 PM

      Bump

      Nori Sushi replacement!

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      1. re: 2slices
        MVNYC Nov 9, 2011 03:12 PM

        You can try Hasaki though I can't vouch for delivery. The nigiri is good here,

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        Hasaki
        210 E 9th St, New York, NY 10003

        1. re: MVNYC
          2slices Nov 9, 2011 03:29 PM

          I love hasaki. Assumed they didn't deliver. Still they're alot more expensive.

          1. re: 2slices
            k
            kathryn Nov 9, 2011 03:30 PM

            Per their web site they do not deliver.

            http://hasakinyc.com/

            INFORMATION:

            We do not take reservations.
            Customers come first will be served first.

            We do take out orders, we do not deliver.
            For special occasion or party food, please call us.

            We accept all major credit cards;
            Visa, Master, American Express.

            1. re: kathryn
              2slices Nov 9, 2011 03:31 PM

              Any ideas kathryn? Nori was my standby for years after esashi closed. Checkout the link below, you were the one who rec'd nori to me in 2008. Funny.

              1. re: 2slices
                k
                kathryn Nov 9, 2011 03:57 PM

                Sorry I can't really be of use here -- we moved to the west side.

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