New York's Japanese food scene continues to grow, doling out steaming ramen dishes as Far East gastropubs and pristine sushi temples keep popping up all around Gotham. Whether you're craving raw-fish delicacies from Michelin-starred sushi restaurants or yakitori washed down with an icy mug of Japanese beer, we’ve got you covered. Here's where to find the best Japanese food in NYC, from toro-touting Masa to East Village ramen-ya Ippudo.
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