Daily Fluff: 5-month wait for reservations at cat sushi master’s restaurant

Neko is the hottest thing on the NYC culinary scene since the cronut.

Mar 2, 2020, 11:00 am*

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Neko, a Manhattan-based cat and sushi expert, has become America’s foremost sushi chef almost overnight. His tiny 8-seat restaurant located in New York’s Greenwich Village only opened in August but it already has a five-month waiting list for reservations.

“It’s 100% completely worth the wait and steep $350 price tag for the 6-roll tasting menu,” raved celebrity food critic Gail Simmons in a recent issue of Food & Wine magazine.

Neko, who is the hottest thing to burst onto the NYC culinary scene since the cronut, seems a shoo-in for a James Beard Rising Star award this year.

Via Gar1986.

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*First Published: Dec 27, 2013, 12:14 pm