Japanese

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West Side Sushi

First, this place needs to clean the bird shit off of its awning. There's nothing that primes the ole stomach for a meal like pounds of bird guano staring y...
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Yoshinoya

Now the Japanese are sending us their fast food crap. Yes, this is the McDonald's of the land of the rising sun. Using all the techniques that made over 56 ...
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Sushi Hana

Designed to look like a quaint Japanese dojo or something, we actually saw a crazed, drunken man dressed in fatigues staring in the window tearing at his fa...
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Haru (Times Square)

205 W 43rd St. As far as I'm concerned, this is one of the few restaurant chains in the city that's worth a damn. This location is nicely decorated in th...
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Sushi Generation

It takes years of eating sushi before you start to realize the difference between excellent sushi, good sushi, mediocre sushi and bad sushi. The sushi you g...
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Haru (Midtown East)

280 Park Ave. Now we know where all the female executives go for lunch. We certainly don't blame them for not wanting to frequent those annoying, old-sch...
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Etou

Et tu Etou? Yet another new contender in the UES sushi war--vying for the almighty yuppie dollar and their penchant for things sans fire. This fledgling joint...
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Midori Sushi

The old adage "don't judge a book by its cover" certainly holds true at this midtown sushi establishment. Unfortunately, this place is pretty nice looking o...
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Kan Pai

Japanese restaurants in the 70's on the UES are more numerous than mustaches at a Bills game. Although the sushi at Kan Pai is remarkably good for just bein...
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Oikawa

How can a Japanese restaurant in the middle of midtown do no lunch business? Ask the slow-asses at Oikawa, who are less interested in serving you your food ...
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Nobu

"Sushi so soft you'd want to spread it on a roll -- if there were any," says one happy carb starved patron. Another quips, "Fish so fresh it'd make a Ge...
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Shiki

Japanese cuisine for the discerning Upper East Sider. Using the "open a restaurant in the UES and people will come" technique, Shiki opened out of nowhere a...