Sushi Yasuda

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Sushi Yasuda
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Sushi Yasuda interior, March 2013
Restaurant information
Established1999[1]
Current owner(s)Shige Akimoto and Scott Rosenberg
ChefMitsuru Tamura
Food typeJapanese sushi
Rating1 Michelin star (Michelin Guide)
Street address204 East 43rd Street (between Second Avenue and Third Avenue, in Midtown Manhattan
CityNew York
StateNew York
Postal/ZIP Code10017
CountryUnited States
Coordinates40°45′04″N 73°58′25″W / 40.751242°N 73.973649°W / 40.751242; -73.973649
Websitewww.sushiyasuda.com

Sushi Yasuda is a Japanese sushi restaurant located at 204 East 43rd Street (between Second Avenue and Third Avenue) in the Grand Central area of Midtown Manhattan, in New York City.

The restaurant was founded in 1999 by its former chef, Naomichi Yasuda of Chiba Prefecture, who returned to Japan in January 2011 to open a new restaurant in Tokyo, Sushi Bar Yasuda.[2][3][4][5][6][7] It is owned by Shige Akimoto, and Scott Rosenberg.[8] The current chef is Mitsuru Tamura.[9]

Menu[edit]

Sushi Yasuda usually has five or more variants of tuna available.[10][11] Food is served omakase style.[12]

Decor[edit]

The stark, minimalist restaurant is lined in simple blond-wood, with high ceilings.[11][13][14][15] Sushi Yasuda uses bamboo on its floor, walls, and ceiling.[11][16]

Reviews[edit]

In 2000, restaurant critic William Grimes of The New York Times gave Sushi Yasuda three stars, and in 2001 he called it "sublime."[17] In 2011, Eric Asimov of The New York Times gave it three stars, and Bloomberg gave it two and a half stars.[5][18]

In 2013, Zagat's gave it a food rating of 28, the second-highest in the East 40s, and rated it the 9th-best restaurant in New York City.[13][19]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fabricant, Florence (23 November 2010). "Change of Chefs at Sushi Yasuda in Midtown Manhattan". New York Times. Retrieved 2015-04-05.
  2. ^ Paul Greenberg (2010). Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food. Penguin. ISBN 9781101442296. Retrieved January 30, 2013.
  3. ^ Fodor's See It New York City. Random House. 2012. ISBN 9780876371367. Retrieved January 30, 2013.
  4. ^ Fodor's New York City 2013. Random House. 2012. ISBN 9780876371558. Retrieved January 30, 2013.
  5. ^ a b Sutton, Ryan (March 2, 2011). "Sushi Yasuda, Minus Yasuda, Serves $130, 90-Minute Meal: Review". Bloomberg. Retrieved January 30, 2013.
  6. ^ "Sushi Yasuda". Sushi Yasuda. March 1, 2000. Retrieved January 30, 2013.
  7. ^ Asimov, Eric (November 15, 2011). "Sushi Yasuda — NYC — Restaurant Review". The New York Times.
  8. ^ "Sushi Yasuda". Sushi Yasuda. Retrieved January 30, 2013.
  9. ^ Sushi Yasuda: Useful information and the Michelin Guide review. Viamichelin.com. Retrieved January 30, 2013.
  10. ^ Steven A. Shaw (2009). Asian Dining Rules. HarperCollins. ISBN 9780061255595. Retrieved January 30, 2013.
  11. ^ a b c Mclaughlin, Katy (October 24, 2008). "Sushi Bullies". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved January 30, 2013.
  12. ^ Chung, Jen (August 26, 2009). "Midweek Special: NYC Restaurant Review Roundup". Gothamist. Archived from the original on June 15, 2010. Retrieved January 30, 2013.
  13. ^ a b Sushi Yasuda | Manhattan | Restaurant Menus and Reviews. Zagat. Retrieved January 30, 2013.
  14. ^ William Grimes (March 1, 2000). "RESTAURANTS; A Sushi Showcase With a Cool Demeanor". New York Times. Retrieved January 30, 2013.
  15. ^ Victoria Beckham (January 17, 2009). "New York destination guide: What's up downtown?". Independent.ie. Retrieved January 30, 2013.
  16. ^ Gale Beth Goldberg (2004). Bamboo Style. Gibbs Smith. ISBN 9781586855390. Retrieved January 30, 2013.
  17. ^ William Grimes (March 1, 2000). "RESTAURANTS; A Sushi Showcase With a Cool Demeanor - Page 2". New York Times. Retrieved January 30, 2013.
  18. ^ Amanda Kludt (November 16, 2011). "Eric Asimov Awards Three Stars to Sushi Yasuda - Week in Reviews". Eater NY. Retrieved January 30, 2013.
  19. ^ "The 10 Best Restaurants in New York City | Zagat Blog". zagat.com. Retrieved January 30, 2013.

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