Sushi

‘Sushi on Jones’ and ‘Bar Uchu’ Officially Part Ways with Chef Bouhadana

Posted May 10, 2017 at 5:03 am

The “Ungloved One,” Chef David Bouhadana, is no longer part of the equation at both Sushi on Jones and Bar Uchu on Eldridge Street. There was some sort of falling out with business owner Derek Feldman, who was quick to correct that the two recently “dissolved” their relationship. Bouhadana is erased from these projects. “We have decided to […]

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‘Uchu’ Sushi Bar Should Open on Eldridge Street in 2 Weeks [Updated]

Last modified May 9, 2017 at 11:31 am

It’s time to revisit Sushi Bouhadana, now known as Uchu, the Eldridge Street omakase and whiskey lounge in the works by the (ungloved) hand of Sushi Dojo vet David Bouhadana. He and partner Derek Feldman purchased the remainder of the lease and other assets from Apizz, which shuttered in February 2016. Update: we are told […]

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Local Favorite Jin Sushi on Broome Street is Set to Close at the End of June

Last modified May 6, 2015 at 11:18 am

Speaking of losing popular Lower East Side restaurants… A Boogie birdie tells us that Jin, one of the more popular sushi outposts in the neighborhood, is calling it quits. The establishment will close its doors at 252 Broome Street at the end of June once the lease expires. Apparently the decision to vacate the block […]

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Cube 63 Sushi on Clinton is Closed, Promises to Reopen Sunday

Posted December 10, 2013 at 6:00 am

Cube 63 on Clinton Street closed for the Thanksgiving holiday and didn’t reopen. Its outgoing voice message until yesterday was that it would return for business on December 4. No dice. The sushi spot remains closed, but the current message to callers is an apology-ridden explanation that service will resume next Sunday (December 14). No […]

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Chef John Daley Bringing Sushi Ko to 91 Clinton

Posted December 10, 2012 at 6:09 am

Built as a satellite outpost of the Astoria-based brand on the frontiers of the Lower East Side, this “quickie closure” alum had a rocky start.

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Papaya Food Now Open at 249 Broome Street

Posted December 12, 2011 at 6:09 am

Papaya Food officially opened its doors at 249 Broome Street over the weekend. Details after the jump!

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Coming Soon: Fatta Cuckoo at 63 Clinton Street [Menu]

Posted December 21, 2010 at 6:38 am

Late last month, sushi spot Cube 63 quietly returned to its old digs at 63 Clinton Street after a brief shutter period earlier in the fall.  A successful resurrection.  However, the same cannot be said for onetime address-mates SavorNY.  The small plates eatery shuttered last March after almost four years in business, and will not […]

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Yummy Sushi Now Serving at 198A Orchard

Posted October 26, 2010 at 6:33 am

One week later, Yummy Sushi is now serving at 198A Orchard Street.  Low-hanging grand opening flags are strung across the entrance of the restaurant, and the requisite glut of delivery menus scattered about the neighborhood.

Yummy Sushi Replacing JC Hibachi at 198A Orchard Street

Posted October 14, 2010 at 6:28 am

JC Hibachi never really made it off the pock-marked pavement, as it were.  It opened to some limited fanfare last March, and was no doubt banking on the wine and beer license.  Community Board 3 denied their request, however, and the restaurant quietly closed a few months later.  Now 198A Orchard Street is preparing for […]

Fu Sushi Seeking Nudes for Private Party

Posted September 28, 2010 at 6:18 am

Sushi is sexy, and relative newcomer Fu Sushi on Avenue B wants to give it to you.  On a nude platter. The eponymous owner, Mr. Fu, is currently seeking nude models and/or dancers to help pose and present the food at an upcoming private party.