Sushi Can Be a Transcendental Experience at These 5 Restaurants
In 1960s-era Los Angeles, sushi was still an esoteric, completely unfamiliar food. It took Tokyo Kaikan in downtown L.A.’s Little Tokyo in the early 1970s to put the city officially on the map when it comes to sushi, though Kaikan also gave us the infamous California roll, which involved the now more than commonplace mixture of shredded crab, julienned cucumber and ripe California avocado….
Los Angeles has been the U.S. epicenter for great sushi for the ensuing decades and a few esteemed L.A. sushi chefs took on the New York dining scene by opening restaurants there, including Masa, Sasabune and the Nozawa-inspired Sugarfish/Kazunori chain.
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