Sushi Yasuda

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2012

    Say Hello To Isola Trattoria & Crudo Bar, Bugs

    Isola Trattoria & Crudo Bar at the Mondrian SoHo opened today. It's Sicilian food by executive chef Victor LaPlaca, who spent the last 17 years opening restaurants with Todd English. Signatures off Isola's trattoria menu will include cuscinetto with goat cheese and black olive, baby heirloom tomato ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2011

    Robert Sietsema at Banana Leaf

    Going bananas for Malay plates​This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema samples screwpine at Banana Leaf, Sunset Park's new Malaysian outpost. Slurp the super-sour asam laksa for a true sense of the archipelago's aromas. Eric Asimov savors Sushi Yasuda. His verdict: Even with the departure of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    Robert Sietsema at Fedora; Lauren Shockey at Graffit

    This week in the Voice, Robert Sietsema gorges himself on Quebecois-accented food at Fedora in "Little Wisco"; Lauren Shockey experiments with Graffit: "While not everything is a smash success, the food is playful and visually compelling."​ Sam Sifton is unimpressed with Fishtag, deeming it " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Naomichi Yasuda Names Mitsuru Tamura as His Replacement

    besteats.wordpress.comNaomichi Yasuda prepares to hand over the reins.​ Although his numerous fans are still experiencing shock and denial over his impending departure, Naomichi Yasuda, the chef, founder, and owner of Midtown's Sushi Yasuda, is wasting no time in moving on. The Times reports t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    Naomichi Yasuda Leaves New York; Laurent Gras Lands Here

    ​Naomichi Yasuda, the chef-owner of Sushi Yasuda, is leaving New York to open an eight-seat sushi bar in Japan. [Eater] Laurent Gras, of the Michelin-starred L20 in Chicago, is moving to New York to work on an unnamed project. [Food & Wine via Eater] Bravo has announced a new cooking show st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2010

    Geoffrey Zakarian Working on Two Hotel Restos; Niko to Open with Quite the Team

    ​Geoffrey Zakarian has not only been working on the menu for the forthcoming Lambs Club in the Chatwal Hotel off Times Square, he's also doing National Bar and Dining Rooms, in the Benjamin in Midtown. [Diner's Journal] Michael "Bao" Huynh says his empire is still growing, with plans for an A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2010

    Yasuda Alum to Open Niko in Old Honmura An Space

    ​At Diner's Journal, Flo Fab reports that that the old Honmura An space at 170 Mercer Street will soon be home to Niko, a new sushi restaurant opening this fall. The restaurant's sushi chef, Hiro Sawatari, was previously at Sushi Yasuda. Trevor Corson, author of The Story of Sushi and The Se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    Our 10 Most Overrated Restaurants

    Did this fine establishment make our list? What do you think?​ As their name would indicate, Our 10 Best lists are typically positive affairs. But today we've decided to venture into more critical territory to rank Our 10 Most Overrated Restaurants. You know the type: It's the restaurant you' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    The James Beard Awards Semi-Finalists Have Been Announced

    Will the spirit of James Beard smile upon New York chefs?​The James Beard Foundation announced its list of semi-finalists for the annual James Beard Awards today, kicking off the food world's very own Oscar season scrum. The semi-finalists were selected from a pool of 21,000 online entries; th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2010

    Recette's Jesse Schenker Talks About Going from Private to Public Dining, the Genius of Tomato-Basil Creme Brulee, and the Passion of Gordon Ramsay

    Jesse Schenker has a new restaurant and some very impressive tattoos.​Yesterday, Jesse Schenker opened the doors to Recette, a contemporary American restaurant located in the old Jarnac space on West 12th Street. The restaurant is the public manifestation of Recette Private Dining, a private d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2009

    Wait, What? Eater's Ben Leventhal Is Opening a Restaurant

    It's inside baseball, but interesting enough to pass along: Eater founder Ben Leventhal is switching things up and opening a restaurant. The establishment, at 170 Mercer, will be a collaboration between Leventhal and Charles owner Cobi Levy, and Grub Street reports that the chef will be a Morimoto P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2009

    Frank Bruni Sings His Swan Song

    Though the past few weeks' endless coverage of Born Round could make you forget that Frank Bruni is going anywhere, today he pens his final column for the Times. Since he's finished reviewing restaurants, he instead pulls a Dear Abby, answering questions he's been asked -- and wishes he'd been asked ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2009

    James Beard Semifinalists Announced

    The semifinalists for the illustrious James Beard awards have been announced, with a quite a few hometown favorites in the lot, including Dan Barber and Tom Colicchio in the the Outstanding Chef category; Babba and Jean George for Outstanding Restaurant;  Corton, Momofuku Ko, and Scarpetta for ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 28, 2005

    Undersea Toon

    Sticking mainly to fish, new sushi bar appears on Houston

  • NYC Life

    September 7, 2004
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    May 14, 2002