A good sushi chef is an expert at handling raw fish, as well as wrangling choice grains from roving herds of rice. Enjoy a hard-fought roll with this Groupon.
$32 for a Sushi Meal for Two ($70 Value)
- One hot or cold appetizer (up to an $18 value)
- Two special rolls (up to a $15 value each)<
- Two drinks (up to an $11 value each)<p>
The menu includes special rolls such as the angry dragon with shrimp tempura, avocado, spicy king crab, orange edamame, and eel sauce. Appetizers include crispy spring rolls and shrimp shumai. Drinks include select beers, wines, sake, and cocktails.<p>
Fushimi Modern Japanese Cuisine & Lounge
Though Fushimi Modern Japanese Cuisine & Lounge's menu and daily specials board boast French-inspired fusion food, its sushi is deeply rooted in tradition–and this combination has earned its dishes Zagat ratings and a Michelin recommendation. Chefs may reinterpret the presentation of Japanese staples—such as the tuna sashimi, which they set on broad leaves next to bean-sprout-entangled roe—but they still stay true to traditional flavors. By contrast, cooked fusion entrees tend to incorporate the unconventional, such as the tuna burger with spicy aioli, available on the weekend brunch menu, and the mushroom risotto made with black rice (a dish praised by New York Magazine in their critics' pick review.)
At all locations, the decor also melds old and new. At the bar at the Staten Island location, crimson light filters through a canopy of metallic foliage, casting a moody aura across Buddhist statuettes imported from Asia. The neon-lit Williamsburg location has a sleeker feel, its booths nestled in large circular openings that bring to mind subway tunnels or the oversized portholes of Paul Bunyan's mythical submarine. In Bay Ridge, the stateliness of traditional chandeliers contrasts with the bold colors of wall-sized photographs.