Beyond sushi: Ume trades tradition for innovation

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Brooklyn’s culinary scene gets a fresh take on Japanese cuisine at Ume. This innovative restaurant ditches the typical sushi bar format, instead focusing on creative and seasonal tasting menus. Expect playful dishes that reimagine Japanese flavors. Ume was created and conceptualized by the founder, who was born in Manhattan, raised in Tokyo and grew up in Brooklyn. Think yellowtail crudo or black cod wrapped in eggplant with a miso glaze.

Locally sourced ingredients ensure freshness, while the open kitchen allows diners to witness culinary artistry firsthand. Ume offers a unique and exciting adventure pushing the boundaries of traditional Japanese cuisine.

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