Mizu [Closed]

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Photograph: Donna Rickles
Old Town

If you can overlook indifferent service and bad music, give this place a shot. Skip apps and go straight for the goods: generous sushi that tastes flown-in fresh (especially the buttery salmon) and the yakitori, grilled skewers of guilty pleasures like crispy chicken skin and meaty gizzards, good-for-you eats from asparagus to eggplant and unusual finds of bacon-wrapped tomato and chicken-stuffed portobello. Bonus: You can use the pointy skewers to end your misery when 2Pac’s “Dear Mama” is played.

Venue name: Mizu [Closed]
Address: 315 W North Ave

Cross street: between North Park Ave and Orleans St
Opening hours: Dinner
Transport: El stop: Brown, Purple (rush hrs) to Sedgwick. Bus: 72.
Price: Average nigiri: $3