Asian Fusion Comes to Stanton Street with ‘SushuMai’

Posted on: September 7th, 2017 at 5:06 am by

The latest Asian fusion spot on the Lower East Side, SushMai, is now operational at 112 Stanton Street. It opened here earlier this week.

SushuMai carries a menu of sushi, dim sum, and noodles. Booze is not yet available, but will be shortly. Its application for beer-wine was fast-tracked this month by Community Board 3 since it agreed to standard stipulations. Barring crazy opposition, the State Liquor Authority will likely rubber stamp the license.

As previously reported, there is quite a history with this storefront at 112 Stanton Street. The predecessor was conceived as Stanton Square by landlord-dentist Dr. Chun Yuk Lee. It was later defanged by local opposition who fought to knock down full liquor privileges, and eventually opened in December 2015 under the banner of Li-Li’s. This establishment lasted only a few months before shuttering last summer, and the space stayed vacant until now.

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