Click the Tips button to view more or to submit a tip! Be the first to submit a counter tip! The akami and toro from Aomori were sublime, especially considering the very low price, but every sushi-dane was of the very highest quality. (August 2017 edit: Arai has now opened a second counter manned by sous-chef Watanabe-san. I was really blown away by this sushi meal. Sushico Çin, Japon ve Thai mutfağından yemeklerin yer aldığı geniş bir menüye sahiptir. 8 Chome−10−2, Ginza, Chuo, Tokyo, 104-0061, Japan, The type of cuisine served at this restaurant, Typical price for three courses and modest wine, What I actually paid on this particular visit, Calculated from overall rating/average price: £££££ is best, £ least good, Score for the food from 1 to 20, with 20 being world class. 8 Chome−10−2, Ginza, Chuo, Tokyo, 104-0061, Japan. I went to Arai at lunch and paid roughly Y10,000 (cash only, but what a value!) Our top recommendations for the best places for sushi in Tokyo with pictures, reviews, and details. It has two small counters, the chef preparing the sushi in front of you as is traditional. A particular squid called sumiika or “ink squid” was next, very tender with just a tiny bit of bite. Read more about Sushi Counter. Mr. Fumio ARAI, a sushi chef, was born and grew up in Tachikawa. All the ingredients for nigiri were shown on the boards behind Arai-san. SEVENS and a friend of Menzaburo Oomori. Michelin starred. Over the last decade I have eaten a fair amount of sushi at high end restaurants, and this was as good as any I have had, even including the near saintly Sushi Saito, which currently basks at the top of the Tabelog ratings with its near perfect 4.95 score. 3.2 Further information on SUSHI coverage of 3 Michelin star restaurants. COUNTER_SUSHI is an implementation of this standard for harvesting COUNTER reports. The sushi chef and bartender serve quality sushi and drinks over the beautiful counter made of hinoki cypress. Sushi Arai is in the basement of an office building called Ruan in the Ginza, accessible via a lift from street level. Click the Tips button to view more or to submit a tip! The traditional tomago egg omelette completed the meal. Lunch Special Lunch Course in sub counter served by sous chef – ¥26,500 / … Click the Tips button to view more or to submit a tip! I would love to hear what you think of this website, if you found it useful or where it might be improved. The sushi sequence began with Spanish mackerel, the base of rice (called shari) neatly shaped and loaded with a pleasing touch of freshly grated wasabi root. It has a solitary Michelin star but a stellar rating on local website Tablelog, scoring 4.46 at the time of writing, making it the seventh highest rated in a city stacked full of competing high-end sushi restaurants. COUNTER compliance requires “Content Providers” to implement COUNTER_SUSHI. With all the ongoing raves about Michelin-starred Sushi Arai by the Japanese instagrammers that I follow on social media, coupled with the fact that Sushi Arai was one of the few sushi-yas which could use Yamayuki (a specialty shop dedicated to tuna located in Tsukiji Market and a time-honored brand in the market)’s top cut, I got really keen in checking out Sushi Arai. Also a badminton player, he has a slender body. 1,358. 60 Parça Sushi . Newcomers and regulars alike love it, especially having a say in the line-up in their sushi course – I have long since used a self imposed limit of scoring sushi restaurants a maximum of 18/20, and this one richly deserves the maximum score. Arai-san has said that he's a big fan of Shimizu, and this is apparent in his sushi. 1,465. Both were superb. This schema is used with the core SUSHI schema if the usage reports to be retrieved are COUNTER reports. Behind the door lies an intimate counter housing 10 prized seats where you will sit right up to the chef’s cutting boards. Be the first to submit a counter tip! Yuichi Arai-san is quite young, at only 34 years of age, but he is a very experienced chef for his age, with 15 years of experience at several shops around Tokyo, including eight years of apprenticeship at the world-famous Kyubey. It is surely just a matter of time before Sushi Arai gets even greater recognition than it already has, so if you get the chance then come here while you still can. He perfected his skills further at the established Sushi Arai in Ginza before opening his own restaurant in 2018 after 22 years of training in total. During my visit, the counter was completely filled with Tokyoites, most of whom seemed to be regulars. ... Main counter 7seats、Private room 6seats. 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