A Japan sushi pop-up at Sushi on Jones
Yuki Chidui of Japan’s first women-run sushi restaurant will be behind the counter at Sushi on Jones on May 17 and 18 for a sushi pop-up event featuring an omakase inspired by the solar system. For lunch, she’ll be serving sushi at the Bowery Market location, and for dinner, she’ll be at the shop’s location at 210 West 10th St. The menu features 12 pieces, and Sushi on Jones’ usual omakase price of $58 will apply. Reservations can be made online for both the Bowery and 10th St. locations.
Urbanspace opens Bryant Park market this weekend
Urbanspace is launching a new market in Bryant Park, this one focused more on makers than on food. There will be 80 vendors peddling art, antiques, clothing, accessories, and more, all of it produced and designed in the tri-state area. Of course there will be some food, too, including egg waffle company Wowfuls and beverage company Renegade Lemonade. It opens for three weekends starting Friday, May 10 and runs Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., ending on June 2.
An opening, coming attractions, and $5 burritos
A fast-casual Asian fusion spot called Asian Taste, serving everything from lo mein to Thai curry to ramen to beef noodle soup, opened on Avenue B and Third Street in the East Village.
Meanwhile, Chinatown’s Thailicious is expanding to 71 Clinton St. soon with a casual menu of Thai classics and lunch specials. And taco chain Dos Toros is set to open its 17th location in NYC at 285 Madison Ave. on May 13 and will celebrate with $5 burritos all day.
Lauren Sanchez hits Nello
Lauren Sanchez, the girlfriend of Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, stepped out with some friends for lunch at Nello on the Upper East Side, and Page Six is on it. Reportedly, she was talking about not wanting to be seen, but Nello is not exactly known for being an under-the-radar spot. Earlier this week, Sanchez and Bezos had a date at Emily in West Village ahead of the Met gala.