Sushiphiles have been following around Taichi -Kitamura for years—from his days training with Shiro’s maestro Shiro Kashiba, to his late, great Chiso in Fremont, to his monthly cooking sorties up to sushi-starved Whidbey Island. Now he holds forth in a serene space on Eastlake, done in sleek neutrals, and it may be his finest yet. His passion is the multicourse chef’s-choice freshness parade known as omakase—it may star stunning Snake River Ranch beef shoulder, or velvety morsels of local albacore you can cut with your tongue—which costs $100 and 24-hours’ worth of notice. But regular diners have the same access to Kitamura’s exquisite sources and will benefit just as richly from his uncommonly refined and silken way around a raw fish. Servers, deeply informed, are usually terrific.
2968 Eastlake Ave E
Seattle, WA 98102
- Mon-Thu 5-9:30pm
Fri- Sat 5-10pm
Sun 11am-2, 5-9
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