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There will soon be one less sushi restaurant dotting the two-block stretch of Sheepshead Bay Road, aka, “Sushi Row,” between Jerome Avenue and Shore Parkway. Chikurin, currently located at 1661 Sheepshead Bay Road, is moving out, but before we shout “domo arigato” (to the ubiquitous sushi eateries — not to Chikurin itself), it turns out…


Sakura II was one of Sheepshead Bay Road’s first sushi joints, if not the first. But as the flashier places moved in, competition got stiff. Sakura’s old-school appeal didn’t reel in the crowds, and so it went belly up a few months ago. Since then its signage decayed, until the landlord finally tore it down…