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Go! Go! Curry!

Go! Go! Curry!

This place is like a wacky arcade with a Hideki Matsui (#55) obsession. As if the three exclamation points in the name weren't clue enough, this joint is just p...
SushiSamba

SushiSamba

Apparently this place used to be "hot" at some point. Hell, I know so little about what's hot that it could still be "hot" now, and I wouldn't have the slig...
Sawa BBQ

Sawa BBQ

There are certainly some weird "fusion" places out there, but this is amongst the strangest. Actually fusion isn't the correct word at all, as Sawa doesn't ...
Azuki

Azuki

For some reason the name of this place looks really cool written out. Look at it. There's something about the way the 'z' and 'k' set each other off, I think. B...
Soba Nippon

Soba Nippon

There was a time when my sushi consumption consisted of Teriyaki Boy and trips out to L.A. to visit my folks. Anything more than the $4.99 eel roll lunch sp...
Ono

Ono

Ono is apparently Japanese for "eh." Or perhaps it's Meatpacking District lingo for "style over substance." Quite honestly I was too busy looking around at ...
Yummy Sishi

Yummy Sushi

Is there such a word as "nugglets?" I only ask because that's what Yummy Sushi's chicken teriyaki elicited from my skewed sense of culinary crockery. It's t...
Tenzan

Tenzan

Eating on the second floor in Manhattan is always a little disconcerting. It's as if one of your buddies converted his one bedroom into a restaurant and invited...
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Pinocchio III

I cannot tell a lie: I think this biatch is closed. Good, they shouldn't have been sticking their nose into the crap, take-out sushi business anyway. &n...
Korjan

Korjan

It's Japanese. It's Korean. It's both, yet the Korean gets completely short-changed on the awning. It's a shame folks walking by won't know that there's rot...
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Momo Sushi

Isn't Momo the name of a mime or a chimp or something? Maybe I'm thinking of Coco, but either way the name doesn't exactly inspire me to want to eat here. T...
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Hana Restaurant

As plain-wrap Japanese restaurants go, this one is the plainest. They barely had the energy to add anything but the words "Japanese Restaurant" to their bir...