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Introduction to Japanese

Tommy D. | Aug 18, 2011 10:12 AM

I've been meaning to learn about Japanese cuisine which I haven't tried except for a few random Benihana-type places upstate. What would be your top five recommendations? My budget is moderate, about $50 to $70 per person before drinks but including tax and tip. I'm considering:

- Ushiwakamaru (sushi)
- Ippudo (ramen)
- Cocoron (soba)
- Kajitsu (shojin)
- Sakagura (izakaya)

Perhaps Blue Ribbon Sushi? I like the broad menu but can't tell whether it's considered authentic. I think kaiseki is out of my price range, Thanks very much.

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Sakagura
211 East 43rd Street, New York, NY 10017

Blue Ribbon Sushi
119 Sullivan St, New York, NY 10012

Ushiwakamaru
136 W Houston St, New York, NY 10012

Ippudo
65 4th Ave, New York, NY 10003

Kajitsu
414 East 9th Street, New York, NY 10009

Cocoron
61 Delancey St, New York, NY 10002

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