Who’s the man behind the curtain: Nobuyuki “Nobu” Matsuhisa. This is the restaurant that knocked out “Raging Bull” Robert De Niro, inspiring him to become one of Nobu’s biggest backers.
The long-running sushi show gets low marks for its décor, so-so for its prices, and sky high marks for the quality of its food.
Stand-out dishes include eel with jalapeno, green mussels with salsa, and lobster ceviche with limestone lettuce. Try the tempura bar, fruit sakes and break the bank with an order of Kobe beef