What to Eat at Niko, Opening Monday in Soho

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The impending opening of Nikoin the second-story Soho space previously occupied by soba specialist Honmura Anis notable for two reasons: The sushi bar is helmed by a Sushi Yasuda and Morimoto veteran and will offer some sustainable options, and theres a cooked menu that bears the distinctive mark of consulting chef and partner Josh DeChellis. Hes found a golden opportunity to revive some of our favorite deep-fried hits from his excellent but short-lived BarFry, including tempura squash and Sriracha-salted Maine sweet shrimp. Prices may change, but for now heres a look at whats in store.

Niko Menu [PDF]

Niko, 170 Mercer St., nr. Houston St.; 212-991-5650