1372 York Ave | Upper East Side | New York City
The old adage “big things come in small packages,” must have inspired Tanoshi when they set up shop in late 2012. An Upper East Side hole-in-the-wall, Tanoshi stands out as a hidden gem in Manhattan. Since they can only seat 10 people for each of their three evening sittings (6pm, 7:30pm, and 9pm), it’s best to make a reservation. It’s a no-frills kind of place, with wobbly tables, mismatched chairs, and sparse decorations. But here, the food is the main event. Like the atmosphere, it’s simple and clean. Chef Oguma calls his style “loosey sushi,” referring to the uniquely delicate, fall-apart-in-your-mouth pieces he serves. Each piece will make you feel like you’re being served by a Michelin Star sushi master in Japan. Enjoy!
Tanoshi prepares “Edo Style” sushi with the following requirements:
Tanoshi displays a world map to show where their fish comes from:
Miso Marinated Black Sable:
Marinated Bigeye Tuna:
Amberjack with Cherry Blossom (Sakura Kampachi):
Fluke with Pickled Kelp:
Torched King Salmon from Eastern Australia:
Scallop from Hokkaido, Japan:
Assorted Maki Pieces:
Spicy Tuna Handroll:
Fried Softshell Crab:
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