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Nishimura on Melrose --- Why hasn't anyone talked about this joint recently ?

kevin Dec 20, 2012 04:43 PM

Is it just that everywhere else that has opened in the early 2000s and on, has just blown it away ?

Has anyone visited recently ?

What are your thouights ?

I'm pretty sure, though correct me if I am absolutely wrong on this one, that no one has posted on this sushi bar for years.

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  1. Porthos RE: kevin Dec 20, 2012 06:03 PM

    Pricey, rude, outclassed by Mori and Shunji.

    No desire to return after a couple of visits over 5 years ago.

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      whatsfordinner RE: Porthos Dec 21, 2012 01:31 PM

      I ate there about a year ago. Yes, it was pricey, very pricey, but I did not encounter any rudeness, and the sushi was extremely fresh and absolutely delicious.

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        Porthos RE: whatsfordinner Dec 21, 2012 02:44 PM

        Lucky you. I had a couple of rude encounters with the hostess. JGold wrote about his "minimal courtesy" experience a few years ago.

    2. ipsedixit RE: kevin Dec 20, 2012 07:01 PM

      Nishimura is to sushi what Rolex watches are to people who don't really know what high-end timepieces actually are.

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        Porthos RE: ipsedixit Dec 20, 2012 08:18 PM

        That's giving Nishimura a lot of credit.

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          ipsedixit RE: Porthos Dec 20, 2012 08:21 PM

          Not really.

          For anyone that understands and appreciates timepieces, Rolexes are not only severely overrated from a technical standpoint, but also grossly overpriced.

          I would say the same is true for Nishimura.

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