Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar and Grill

California, Los Angeles Guide (B): Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar and Grill

So a couple of nice Jewish boys from New York decide to open a sushi restaurant in Los Angeles … No, this is not an intro to a Jerry Seinfeld bit, it’s the foundation behind Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill at The Grove.

Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill serves more than 50 different types of sushi and sashimi, hearty chops, grilled steaks and even matzo covered fried chicken.

Each guest is greeted by a shout of “Irasshaimase,” a standard sushi bar salutation meaning “welcome.” Guests can expect to hear it all night while sitting in the lively restaurant with a high ceiling, wood booths and beautiful walnut tables. Longer tables in the center of the restaurant are available for larger parties, and a dimly lit bar area toward the rear with a decorative brick wall is a popular meeting place. The Japanese decor offers neutral colors, with a splash of black to add form and definition. The geometric order lends a feeling of openness.

I sat near the sushi bar and noticed a distinguished, older Japanese man dressed in a faded lime green T-shirt standing next to a line of sushi chefs in traditional white uniforms. Each dish the chefs prepared was inspected by the gentleman before being delivered to guests. The gentleman was master sushi chef Toshi Ueki, from Kyoto, Japan, a celebrity in the sushi world. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar and Grill
Guide Location: USA » Los Angeles
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill  
Author: Jill Weinlein
Read it on author's website: https://dineandtravel.me/2015/08/29/blue-ribbon-sushi-bar-grill/

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