"This really isn't a sushi place," said Gretchen, somewhat balefully, as she ran her eye over the menu at Chiyono. We'd arrived at the narrow dining room—where most of the seating is at a canoe-shaped communal table—by running the gantlet of Indian-restaurant touts on East 6th Street. Named after its female proprietor, Chiyono eschews the noodle-heavy and sushi-centric menus of other East Village Japanese spots. Instead, the place concentrates on food that might be made at home by... More >>>