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The High-Class Sushi Bar Has a New Secret Weapon

Sushi master Toshio Suzuki is back in Midtown Manhattan with a surprisingly old-school innovation.
Photographer: Kate Krader/Bloomberg

In the battle among New York’s high end sushi places, the weapons of choice tend to be which can score the hardest-to-get uni, the very top of the top-of-the-line tuna.

New midtown Manhattan restaurant Suzuki is bringing something more to the game: beloved sushi chef Toshio Suzuki of the shuttered Sushi Zen. He’s coming out of retirement to open the spot with his son, Yuta. Fittingly, for someone who has been in the sushi business for 50 years, his weapon of choice is old school.