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Special Sushi dinner on a tight law student budget

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Special Sushi dinner on a tight law student budget

lucyj | Dec 19, 2009 04:24 PM

After living and working in the City for several years I'm now back in school and trying to learn to live within my means. However, I have been planning to get a little crazy and go for a special sushi dinner, but unfortunately I'll be treating for 2 (and he eats like a house, although I can put forward a pretty respectable showing as well).

I know we won't be able to leave stuffed, but I want to try to spend 200 total (including drinks, but we probably won't be drinking much, tax and tip). I'm trying to figure out where to go. I'm not opposed to going somewhere I've been before, although it would probably be more fun to go somewhere new. I'm sort of a purist so, for example, I Iean more towards Yasuda then Gari.

Of the better sushi restaurants, I've been to Yasuda, 15 East, Kanoyama, Gari, Shimizu.
Kuruma is obviously too expensive and I don't think Soto is what I'm looking for.

I'm thinking that my best options for a great meal w/in budget are: 1) Ushi Wakamaru or 2) Kanoyama (although I've been multiple times). Azabu seems like a possibility too, although I don't know a lot about it and am concerned about reports of inconsistency. Any suggestions about where I'd do best?

Thanks!

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