New York, NY 10003
Village Voice's Description
This first American branch of a Japanese chain with reportedly over 100 locations in Tokyo alone specializes in set meals called teishoku. What this means is that every large entrÃ©e comes with an assortment of side dishes, often including rice, soup, green salad, steamed orange squash, seaweed salad, and chwanmushi â the light Japanese custard. Favorite entrÃ©es of ours ran to tonkatsu pork cutlets, Korean-leaning hot pots, and the âhamburgâ â a bun-less Teutonic ground-meat patty smothered in enoki mushroom sauce. Skip the sashimi, but go for the Osaka-style pressed mackerel sushi in this labyrinthine space, which boasts a balcony eating area in the main dining room, very dramatic.
Tips from foursquare
It is all about the hanabi don. You're welcome.
Get the kasaan ni
EARL GREY ICE CREAM. GET IT.
Japanese chain with a knack for home-style cooking. The menu includes ramen and sushi, but you're here for the teishoku.
Must have Earl Grey ice cream on desserts menu... tastes gorgeous..
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