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  1. openings
    The Original Scarr’s Pizza Is Now a Sushi CounterSushi Oku opened this weekend. Good luck getting a seat.
  2. closings
    Sushi Ginza Onodera, the High-end Omakase Temple, Is ClosingThe restaurant’s last day in business is August 19.
  3. outdoor dining
    Eating Sushi Omakase on the SidewalkHow does the traditionally intimate, cloistered experience translate to an outdoor setting? Our restaurant critic Adam Platt finds out.
  4. best of new york
    The Absolute Best Sushi in New YorkThe arrival of top Tokyo talent has transformed the omakase scene.
  5. restaurant review
    Sushi Noz Is High Sushi TheaterEverything, from the room to the performatory cooking itself, is designed to transport you straight to Japan — or an idealized version of it.
  6. openings
    America’s Top Sushi Chef Now Has a Restaurant Devoted to ‘Meat Omakase’Masa Takayama’s latest destination features truffles, game birds, and lots of rare Japanese beef.
  7. restaurant review
    Ato in Soho Is a Delicious SurpriseIn this era of “peak ­omakase,” the cooking here feels like something you’d encounter down one of the more stylish culinary backstreets of Tokyo.
  8. The Best Delivery in All of New York Comes From This 4-Person Sushi Booth▶️ And they only have one order …
  9. restaurant review
    L.A. Import Sugarfish Wants to Democratize the Fine Art of OmakaseThe Shake Shack of sushi does an admirable job navigating a middle path between the cheap (often fake) deli experience and the high-roller omakase.
  10. openings
    A Sushi Yasuda and Nakazawa Chef Is Behind NYC’s Latest Luxe Omakase RestaurantAkashi opens in the West Village next week.
  11. Openings
    Kosaka Is New York’s Newest Luxe Omakase DestinationChef Yoshihiko Kousaka used to work at Jewel Bako.
  12. Restaurant Review
    Restaurant Review: O YaSushi maestros Tim and Nancy Cushman clearly belong to the school of experimental fusion masters who dominated at the turn of the millennium.
  13. Openings
    Boston Import O Ya Is New York’s Newest Omakase OptionThe 18-course tasting menu costs $185.
  14. Openings
    A Full Look at Shuko’s Sushi Kaiseki, From Start to FinishThe 17 sushi bites are just part of the $175 feast.
  15. Video Feed
    Watch a Tokyo Chef Explain the Rules of Eating SushiDon’t even think about putting that pickled ginger on the fish.
  16. Pairings
    Sushi Ko Introduces Three Set Beverage PairingsBeer and sake, for your delectation.
  17. Omakase
    ‘Sushi Defense’ Fails to Save East Village Woman’sFreegans who follow a raw-foods diet, you’re on blast.
  18. Omakase
    New York’s Dynamic New Wave of Omakase-Style RestaurantsEntrusting your meal to the whims and talents of the chef.
  19. Omakase
    You Can Never Have Too Much NobuHope you had a light lunch.
  20. Menus
    Colonial Wine Bar Launches Wine-Pairing, Flavor-Tripping Omakase TonightSommelier David Haskell summons Japanese aspects out of European ingredients just by choosing the right wine and beer.
  21. Omakase
    Homemade Sushi Thwarts East Village EvictionRent-controlled tenant avoids getting the raw deal with raw fish.
  22. Neighborhood Watch
    Juice Crafters Coming to Brentwood; Blue Palms Victory Party in HollywoodThe juice is on fire these days, as yet another fresh squeezery sets its sights on the Westside.
  23. Menus
    ink. is Inktroducing Michael Voltaggio’s $70 Tasting Menus in 2012The chef is attempting to bring the omakase experience to a wider audience.
  24. Booze You Can Use
    Ranstead Room Shakes Up Its Cocktail List For SummerStarr’s cocktail hideaway puts a seasonally-inspired twist on its drink offerings.
  25. Slideshow
    First Look at Niki Nakayama’s N/Naka, Opening Soon in PalmsThe artistic sushi maker is only offering her beautiful omakase once a long soft-opening period comes to its end.
  26. FYI
    It’s Last Call For Morimoto’s Truffle OmakaseThe little subterranean stinkers are in short supply.
  27. What to Eat
    Fried Skeletons Are So Hot Now“When you’re finished, we fry the bones for you.”
  28. We Like It Raw
    Nobu West Hollywood Offers New $40 OmakaseChef Alex Becker will regularly design a chef’s choice menu.
  29. Crime Scenes
    Kiyokawa Sushi Chef Mistakenly Jailed for Jack-in-the-Box RobberiesSatoshi Kiyokawa is exonerated after video surfaces showing him in Vegas casinos.
  30. Menus
    Nobu Rings in 2010 With an Omakase for OrphansNobu and Big Man Bakes collaborate for a good cause.
  31. Menu Changes
    At Zenkichi, a Tasting Menu That Isn’t Ridiculously OverpricedThe atmospheric Williamsburger’s midwinter omakase is a relative bargain.