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Sushi in the meatpacking district.

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ctfoodie Dec 10, 2013 01:15 PM

I have to go to a holiday party at the Boom Boom room at the Standard. I am planning on meeting a friend afterward for a sushi dinner. I searched the boards and really nothing comes up on the topic since 2009. Price is not an issue. I would like really good sushi. I would prefer some atmosphere but does not have to be trendy. Thank you so much for any suggestions.

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    thegforceny Dec 10, 2013 01:30 PM

    There really is no good sushi in MePa. Morimoto is closest, but cooked food is better than their sushi. It's not a top place for sushi. Cabs are so hard to get over the holidays,otherwise I'd suggest 15 East.

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    1. re: thegforceny
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      villainx Dec 10, 2013 01:55 PM

      I was going to say the same thing, closest high tier sushi is Union Square or West Village/Soho.

      But Morimoto is there. Probably good enough to have a pleasant dinner.

    2. Ttrockwood Dec 10, 2013 01:56 PM

      I agree with previous comment, sushi in meatpacking is difficult....
      Not too far in w village is sushi nakazawa- either a brisk 15min walk to grab a quick cab or uber car:
      http://sushinakazawa.com

      Also see Lau's comments here:
      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/920613

      ETA: nevermind..... Due to nytimes review will be next to impossible to get it...

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      1. re: Ttrockwood
        Ttrockwood Dec 10, 2013 02:19 PM

        Neta is on w 8th st, very walkable:
        http://www.netanyc.com/neta/location/

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        ctfoodie Dec 10, 2013 02:01 PM

        thank you both. I really appreciate the suggestions. I guess as long as it is not too cold I can walk 15 min or so.

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          foodwhisperer Dec 10, 2013 08:25 PM

          I would agree with Thegforceny, Morimoto will serve the "sushi purpose". Try to mix in some cooked food or the appetizers. The fish tacos I remember as being good. Last I was there the head chef or executive chef( Doug) , used to work at Brooklyn Fare as an assistant to the chef.
          Ttrockwood has more stamina than I do, to walk from Neta ( 8th St between 5th and 6th) to meat market, in the winter . I wouldn't even think of it. Although there is sushi on 21st and 7th that might be closer. Used to be called Meriken, then changed names twice, i forget new name. Arnold from Jewel Bako( worked with Massa), used to work there, so they have good anago.
          Anyway, stick with Morimoto so you don't have to leave the meat market.

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