For years, European merchants searched for a direct route to Asia, eventually burrowing through the earth and accidentally rediscovering Luxembourg. Quell your own inner rumblings with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $25 for $50 worth of sushi and Asian cuisine at dinner
- $15 for $30 worth of sushi and Asian cuisine at lunch
The lunch menu includes beef-teriyaki bento boxes ($9) with miso soup and salad and a sashimi plate ($12) with yellowtail, tuna, and salmon. The dinner menu includes fresh lemongrass with chicken and rice ($14), calamari ($8), and lobster rolls ($16).
As a live DJ sends electronic beats skittering through Sushi Axiom's interior, a bartender skewers two lychee fruits for an exotic cocktail garnish. In the midst of the music and the colorful lights, Real Housewives of New York City alumna Kelly Bensimon and others have conducted meet and greets with hors d'oeuvres and cocktails. As the glamorous clientele mingles, chefs deftly slice sashimi and sample culinary traditions from across the world without finding passive-aggressive notes on the United Nations refrigerator. One recent fusion dish is the Asian jalapeño poppers, an appetizer that D magazine writer Jennifer Chininis praised for "the delicate crunch from the tempura, the heat from the sriracha, the coolness of the softened cheese.":