sushi


V.19 No.9 | 3/4/2010
A rainbow of   nigiri   sushi
Sergio Salvador salvadorphoto.com

Restaurant Review

Fujiyama

A grand old building that’s full of welcome surprises

Fujiyama, a new Japanese/Korean joint on Central, inhabits the building that used to house the legendary New Chinatown. The space feels slightly haunted—you can sense its history in the echoing, cavernous foyer that connects to large dining rooms through arched doorways.

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V.18 No.42 | 10/15/2009
Sushi Chef Carter Dong presents a Japengo roll—green chile tempura, real crab, tuna and cucumber with a sweet red chile sauce.
Sergio Salvador salvadorphoto.com

Restaurant Review

Japengo Sushi

Go for deliciously irreverent sushi

I first noticed Japengo Sushi while eating dessert at the neighboring Café Jean Pierre. As I sipped my coffee I watched the great chef Jean-Pierre dash from his just-closed kitchen and out the restaurant’s door, returning moments later with a plate of sushi. This quiet endorsement spoke louder than words.

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