It’s a steamy swamp-assy Sunday afternoon in NYC and I was starving. Did not want to walk far in this heat wave. Looked around for a tasty new box in my hood that I could bite into and not become a soaked mess.
All I had to do was walk around the block and this hot box was right in my face! Boom!
Akami Sushi located on 1st Avenue up in Yorkville is one of those places I never ventured into, even though it is right next to one of my regular bodegas. Bento Box lunch special for $9.50 until 4pm! Great value. Nothing like wrapping my lips around a tasty box close to home!
I read over the menu outside this sushi joint on 1st Ave advertising some lunch specials that run until late in the afternoon and realized they offer many choices. I’m always into getting my lips around a tasty new box so I slipped inside. Heck, now I kick myself for not eating out this box much sooner. Continue reading Munching a tasty box close to home! Akami Sushi in NYC.→
I so wanted to jump up on the conveyor belt and ride around for a few spins. Definitely a fun way to eat sushi, but be aware that the cost can pile up! If you’re anything like me just a few plates won’t do. As each plate moves along a conveyor belt you grab what you want. Each selection is priced according to dish color. After around five plates and a soda I realized I was hitting the $15 mark. Did I stop? Hell no! Pile on those plates of tasty fish. East Japanese Restaurant over in the Kips Bay section of NYC is one of the spots I hit up for an occasional meal during my work lunch break.
This is a solid place to get affordable eats. The sushi is fresh and I am able to sit close to the kitchen and watch them prepare then place the plates on the belt. Watching the food roll by is kind of mesmerizing. Service is pretty much non-existent as it is more like a do-it-yourself deal, which is fine by me when sitting up by the sushi belt counter. Staff will come by to bring you something to drink and remove all the plate covers piling up. There are charts in front of you listing the prices for each color plate. Usually in the $1.75 – $6.00 range. So when the plates pile up be sure to keep a tab on how much it all adds up to. There is a chef hanging out in the middle that can also make rolls on request if you want something different. Be nice and make friends. He is handling your food! Continue reading Ride the conveyor belt of life at East Japanese Restaurant NYC!→
While I was recently walking around my hood on the Upper East Side during a cold blustery day this hot box came out of nowhere and lured me in to take a few bites of her warm delights! She heated me up for sure, and her box was quite tasty, which already made me look forward to our next encounter! What a seductress she was!
Shoga is a relatively newer sushi restaurant that opened up a few blocks from where I live, and she is quite sexy. Upscale sushi bar decor, glowing colorful lighting, waterfall cascading down the front window, clean bathroom, and very friendly service. Terrific ambiance, reasonable prices, a diverse menu, lunch specials, along with a full bar and drink specials too! She is hard to resist and from first bite she had me hooked. Continue reading I love eating a tasty box! Shoga sushi NYC.→