Sun-Thu, 6pm-1am; Fri-Sat, 6pm-2am
1 at Christopher St.-Sheridan Sq.; A, B, C, D, E, F, M at W. 4th St.-Washington Sq.
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Hidden on Barrow Street lies the cozy Japanese izakaya Rockmeisha, where guests are seated at an indoor terrace illuminated by starry lights overhead. The lengthy menu, only partly translated from Japanese, features tapas-style delicacies, sushi, and a final illustrated section devoted entirely to the restaurant’s lone bowl of ramen. Each dish has been thoughtfully designed with emphasis on freshness. The Brussel sprouts, delicately halved and topped with a strong miso-sesame sauce, are cooked to perfection. Hand-formed, spicy pork-shrimp gyoza are soft but lightly charred, with plump, meaty interiors, accompanied by a tangy dipping sauce.Recommended Dishes
Miso brussels sprouts, $8; mentai gyoza, $8