Around the nook from an Irish supermarket sits what isn’t solely the greatest possible Sunnyside sushi-ya, but one of many high sushi counters in New York. It’s run by Robin Kawada, a New York sushi pioneer who opened the primary Takesushi in Manhattan in 1975. In 1996 he closed shop and embarked on a career as a fish distributor before opening Takesushi in Queens in 2012. Kawada-san’s wholesale connections at home and in Tokyo are what enable him to serve some of the freshest and rarest fish in New York City. The baseball cap from Toyusu — Tokyo’s largest wholesale fish market — he wears behind the sushi counter isn’t any mere memento. Several instances a month he flies to Tokyo and brings back fish, together with such delicacies as nodokuro or black-throated sea perch and delicate Japanese ikura salmon roe, to serve at his restaurant.
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Information is deemed dependable however not assured. Copyright 2022 OneKey™ MLS. All rights reserved. An early morning blaze broke out in Sunnyside on Thursday, Aug. 12, and quickly turned to a four-alarm hearth that damaged multiple businesses alongside Queens Boulevard. A four-alarm fire broke out in Sunnyside on the morning of Thursday, Aug. 12, gutting businesses on 44th Street and damaging others along Queens Boulevard. Kawada is in a position to draw from his former expertise running a seafood import and export firm when selecting fish, and now prepares sushi himself at Sunnyside.