NYC’s ‘Best’ Poke Debuts in Nomad

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Chikarashi, the Chinatown poke restaurant with Japanese influences from Neta vet Michael Jong Lim, has risen to the top of the poke crop enough to add location number two in Nomad. Now open, this new location at 1158 Broadway is nearly identical with an all-wood look and similar menu that does not allow for customizing.

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Lilia Chef Plots Second Williamsburg Restaurant

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Lilia chef Missy Robbins will open a second Williamsburg restaurant in the high-profile Domino Sugar Refinery revitalization. Robbins is staying mum about the details, but the Post reports she will take over about 4,000 square-feet of the $3 billion, 11-acre compound.

Robbins is celebrated for her pasta-making skills, which she refined at A Voce before striking out on her own with Lilia. That restaurant debuted as an industry darling, drawing in celebrities galore. It earned two stars from Eater critic Ryan Sutton and three from Times critic Pete Wells.

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