Browsing: japanese restaurants

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For the fourth time in six years, the Asian takeout joint at 1741 Sheepshead Bay Road has changed names – this time from Yashinoya to Asian Bay. The restaurant previously changed its name to Yashinoya from Yoshinoya around 2012, if memory serves correctly. It became Yoshinoya in late 2008 or 2009, though nobody we’ve asked…

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A local entrepreneur is making a bet: Sheepshead Bay needs more sushi joints. So he’s opening Ocean Style Japanese Restaurant at 2971 Ocean Avenue. It replaces Cafe Apple Grill, which opened in spring of 2012 and lasted less than a year before closing. Apple Grill itself replaced Chipp Pizzeria, co-owned by a former star of…

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Momoyama, the Japanese hibachi joint inside the hard-hit Lundy’s building at 1901 Emmons Avenue, only just began their cleanup efforts on Friday. When we stopped by, workers were there getting wooden boards up to secure the location, after Sandy’s flood waters battered the door. Like other establishments in Lundy’s ground level, Momoyama received upwards of…

News & Features
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A Smart car serving as a delivery vehicle for Sushi Tokyo flipped over on East 12th Street and Avenue N. It’s not immediately clear what caused the vehicle to flip over, but firefighters responded to the scene to help get the car right side up. There were no serious injuries reported, according to NYScanner, a…

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Remember that contest we told you about, in which a soon-to-open sushi joint at an unspecified address on Gravesend Neck Road wanted your to help name their restaurant? Well, that restaurant has found a name – and it wasn’t any of your suggestions. After receiving 33 submissions, the owners decided they all stunk, and so…

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We received an e-mail from reader Karol M. yesterday, letting us know that she’s got a buddy planning on opening a new sushi joint in Sheepshead Bay, an area, as we all know, that is deprived of sushi joints. There may currently be seven sushi restaurants in a two-block radius of Sheepshead Bay Road, but…

Food & Nightlife
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Welcome back to The Bite, Sheepshead Bites’ weekly column where we explore the foodstuffs of Sheepshead Bay. Each week we check out a different offering from one of the many restaurants, delis, food carts, bakeries, butchers, fish mongers, or grocers in our neighborhood. If it’s edible, we’ll take a bite. Astute readers of The Bite…