Situated just below street level, DOMODOMO is sleek and lovely, with carefully constructed wood furnishings and a long, smooth blonde wood counter. The buzz at the bar is magnetizing, and service is stellar with each sitting, as diners are presented with a small bowl of water and cleansing hand towel. Sushi is plentiful in New York, of course, but this kitchen ups the ante of their hand rolls with top-notch nori, rice, and fish. The cutting techniques are just as flawless, and while some combinations are familiar and others quirky and inspired, each roll is filled with an array of pristine ingredients. Highlights include spicy salmon with grilled tomato; finely chopped tuna with wasabi; and light, perfectly crisp shrimp tempura with mango salsa.
- MICHELIN guide inspectors