Japanese cuisine is invading downtown like white on rice. Whether
standing on their own or housed in the lobbies of hotels and
condominiums, one has to wonder if the citizens are crying out for
more spicy tuna rolls or crying out for variety.
One longtime Brickell resident, who
wished to remain anonymous, commented. "I've got one (a sushi
restaurant) in my building. It's alright. Nothing special. If I want
really good sushi, I'm not going anyplace around here."
According to urbanspoon.com, none of
the top ten sushi restaurants in Miami are located in
downtown/Brickell. So perhaps there is some truth to the sentiment of
the anonymous resident.
After being told there are
approximately a dozen sushi restaurants in the area, a former resident of Brickell, Lori
Bailey, added, "Wow, I
didn't realize there were that many! The only ones I know are Sushi
Maki and Sushi Siam. But I was a creature of habit."
Maybe Brickell can scale back on the
sushi and introduce some variety. And no more chains, please.