Every so often, I get the urge to write about a sushi topic that exists outside the boundaries of one specific restaurant, and I’ve collected those musings below. Got a topic that you want me to touch on? Drop me a line at

NYC Omakase List 2023

The 2023 NYC Omakase List Editor’s Note: This blog is part of the “2023 New York City Sushi Guide‘, presented by Sho Chiku Bai Shirakabegura Sake. The digital guide features a number of articles, collections, “best ofs” and “What to dos” for the Big Apple, and can accessed directly at As always, we appreciate your support of the blog and it’s first presenting sponsor, which is one of Takara Sake’s feature brands. Jesus Christ, there are a lot of sushiya in New York City that focus on an Omakase. I actually used some fancy data scraping (no big deal)

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New York City Sushi Guide 2023 Welcome to the 2023 New York City Sushi Guide Presented by Sho Chiku Bai Shirakabegura Sake There’s not too much beauty in New York City.  I know it has the reputation for the glitz and glamour, but I promise you that fantasy will evaporate the second you see a pack of cockroaches that have somehow developed (evolved???) the ability to fly. Really, unless rats scurrying between/in/on/through subway cars is your thing, there are about 745 cities I’d recommend visiting first, including Mordor, which may or may not be a city. But I’d be lying if I said this concrete

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