From sushi to soba, Voice Places is your guide to Japanese cuisine in New York. Our professional and user reviews and easily searchable listings help you find a restaurant that suits your taste and your price range.
Finally, a fit competitor for Kuruma Sushi (7 East 47th Street, 317-2802). Sushi Yasuda in Midtown is all blond woods, accented by a single twig of pink orchids and the... More »
There are more than 40 locations of this izakaya-style restaurant in Japan; it¹s too bad not more of them have made their way to the United States. Executive chef... More »
What this diminutive new soba restaurant lacks in size, it makes up for in flavor. The menu is divided into cold and hot soba and lists the health benefits of each dish (as in... More »
Top-notch sushi doesn't have to be prohibitively expensive or posh. At this stark West Village gem, co-chefs/-owners Jimmy Lau and Nick Kim take their years of serious sushi... More »
New Yorkers were thrilled when San Francisco transplant Mission Chinese Food appeared on the Lower East Side, slinging Oklahoma native Danny Bowien's take on... More »
Momokawa is only one of two Japanese restaurants in town to specialize in the cuisine Kyoto, the capital of Japan before Tokyo. At the heart of the menu are small home-style... More »
Toshihiro Uezu is a towering figure on the New York sushi scene, a seafood impresario who surveys the ichthyological world for the freshest and tastiest specimens, then... More »
Brushstroke, a noteworthy collaboration between David Bouley and the Tsuji Culinary Institute of Osaka, marks one of the few spots in New York where you can enjoy... More »
It might simply be a neighborhood sushi joint, except that it happens to be surprisingly excellent, with fish flown in from Tokyo, and daily specials of the most pristine fish. One... More »
This Japanese-Korean grill-it-yourself spot distinguishes itself with a focus on offal--or horumon, meaning something that's thrown away. "Yakitori-horumon" (basically, grilled... More »
A cherry-tree leaf is fried to a sheer crackle. It conceals a single flowering fern, clipped before it could unfurl, snap peas, and a three-headed bloom of broccolini, all balancing on a wobbly cube of tofu that's been studded with petals. In case you're not getting the point, there's a pink-tinged, cherry-blossom-shaped dumpling called sakura-fu balancing on top.
Brooklyn was late out of the gate when it came to ramen. Manhattan had more than a score of spots long before the borough of Kings chimed in. And when it did, the places strove to be as nontraditional as possible, turning the pale wheat noodles into a form of culinary auterism. In Prospect Heights, Chuko pioneered a ghostly white broth served in limited quantities like a private-label...
Chez Sardine is the most recent addition to the restaurant empire known as Little Wisco. Created by Madison, Wisconsin, native Gabe Stulman, the chain fans out from Sheridan Square, where it was partly inspired by Kettle of Fish, a rickety subterranean bar favored by Packer fans and other Badger State beer...
When reflecting back at my first En JP Brasserie experience, the word which comes to mind is 'surprising'. I was first shocked by the quality of the sushi which was very fresh and I had to order more after 'testing the waters' as I often do. The second shocker of the evening was how much food comes with the set meal. Holy moly! We were both stuffed and...Read Full Review
Went to Takashi with my roommate and another friend with no expectations. It's open until midnight on Friday and Saturday which is awesome. Upon entering I noticed, most of the servers (and clientele) were not Japanese. This is usually a bit of a red flag for me, but I figured I'm in New York so probably not a reflection of the quality of food (it wasn't at...Read Full Review
Always a fresh selection of sushi.Read Full Review
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