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1. Sumile

154 W. 13th St., nr. Seventh Ave.; 212-989-7699

Chef Christian Schwaiger’s $65 five-course tasting menu runs through April 18 and integrates cherry-blossom shoyu, cherry-blossom pickle, and cherry-blossom panna cotta.

2. EN Japanese Brasserie

435 Hudson St., at Leroy St.; 212-647-9196

Served family-style on a long platter, festival dishes include broccoli rabe and sea-bream roe, both simmered in blossom-infused broth ($38; April 17 to May 7).

3. Sakura Matsuri at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

1000 Washington Ave., Brooklyn; 718-623-7200

The city’s premier cherry-blossom festival, set for April 29 and 30, encompasses traditional music, dance, and foods from green tea to tofu.

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