Chef Daisuke Nakazawa, who appeared in the film ‘Jiro Dreams of Sushi’ while working as an apprentice (for many years) under now legendary sushi master Jiro Ono, had been living in Seattle, until Bronx restauranteur Alessandro Borgognone picked him up and dropped him off in New York’s West Village.
Four months in when Pete Wells dropped a full four stars on the place—good luck ever scoring a seat, now.
So, how perfect is Sushi Nakazawa’s nigiri? Eater’s Kat Odell scores a bar seat to find out. And just for the record, Nakazawa’s tamagoyaki is on point.