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new sushi italian joint?

kevin May 24, 2012 04:10 PM

sorry, someone may have posted on this earlier, maybe jl or portos???

thanks. sorry was in a rush to find it, ... my apologies for my laziness on this one.

thanks a bunch.

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    Thor123 RE: kevin May 24, 2012 04:20 PM

    Yojisan Sushi from one of the Drago brothers on Beverly Drive in Beverly Hills. I am trying it tomorrow and will report back.

    1. J.L. RE: kevin May 24, 2012 04:25 PM

      It's called Yojisan Sushi. Do the omakase at the bar. The uni risotto is incredible.

      Your apology for your internet lassitude on this one is accepted.

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        linus RE: J.L. May 24, 2012 05:36 PM

        forgive my rudeness, j.l., but did you ever say how much the omakase was at yojisan? inquiring minds want to know.

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          J.L. RE: linus May 25, 2012 01:00 AM

          Apologies. I forgot to reply. It was $115 per person, food only, as I recall.

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            PeterCC RE: J.L. May 25, 2012 07:54 AM

            J.L., that seems pretty reasonable for what you got.

            (kevin, apparently J.L.'s too modest to link to his review and the awesome photos, so I'll do it: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/849967)

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          foodiemahoodie RE: J.L. May 25, 2012 02:25 AM

          Uni risotto? Didn't see that on the menu. Is it a reliable offering?

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            J.L. RE: foodiemahoodie May 25, 2012 02:30 AM

            Omakase items are up to the Chef's whim, but I suspect you can ask for it...

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          Thor123 RE: kevin May 26, 2012 09:18 AM

          Had lunch. A bit disappointing. Good, but not great sushi, carpatchio and sashimi. Did not have the Italian credo available which we had really looked forward to. Would try again, but not as a straight sushi experience. Sushi Sushi down the street is much betterr for that. At least based on this one try. again it was good.

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            J.L. RE: Thor123 May 26, 2012 10:49 AM

            I have no idea what they're serving for lunch. Thanks for reporting back! Yeah, don't expect straight-up sushi, even though it's in the name.

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              kevin RE: J.L. May 26, 2012 01:07 PM

              I'll hit it up for dinner, maybe not for the whole hog omakase, still gotta save up some dough.

              but espeically for the seared toro and foie gras dish, and that uni risotto, hopefully i can either reguest them or order them off the menu.


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