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Kushi Japanese Fusion

Among the sushi bar appetizers at Kushi Japanese

Among the sushi bar appetizers at Kushi Japanese Fusion is a clever raw-fish pizza sandwich, with spicy tuna, avocado, tamago, crab, lobster salad with wasabi and eel sauce. (Dec. 1, 2012) Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

In an unassuming little strip mall spot in Neconset, Kushi Japanese Fusion is anchored by the talents of raw-fish craftsman Eric Wu.

Kushi Japanese Fusion restaurant in Nesconset. (Dec. 1,
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Kushi Japanese Fusion restaurant in Nesconset. (Dec. 1, 2012)

Co-owner Eric Wu, left, is a raw-fish craftsman
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Co-owner Eric Wu, left, is a raw-fish craftsman -- cutting, rolling and plating with artistry and elan. (Dec. 1, 2012)

Chef and co-owner Eric Wu speaks with patrons
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Chef and co-owner Eric Wu speaks with patrons at Kushi Japanese Fusion. (Dec. 1, 2012)

Even if you've only been to his unassuming
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Even if you've only been to his unassuming little strip mall spot once, you're treated as a regular -- both by chef and co-owner Eric Wu and the rest of the cheerful crew. (Dec. 1, 2012)

Kushi Japanese Fusion's tuna foie gras, served with
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Kushi Japanese Fusion's tuna foie gras, served with a homemade honey mustard and an eel truffle oil sauce. (Dec. 1, 2012)

Chef and co-owner, Eric Wu, speaks with patrons
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Chef and co-owner, Eric Wu, speaks with patrons at his restaurant Kushi. Kushi Japanese Fusion restaurant in Nesconset offers a broad menu situated in a small, intimate setting. (Dec. 1, 2012)

Kushi Japanese Fusion chef and co-owner Eric Wu
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Kushi Japanese Fusion chef and co-owner Eric Wu prepares sushi at the bar. (Dec. 1, 2012)

Among the sushi bar appetizers at Kushi Japanese
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Among the sushi bar appetizers at Kushi Japanese Fusion is a clever raw-fish pizza sandwich, with spicy tuna, avocado, tamago, crab, lobster salad with wasabi and eel sauce. (Dec. 1, 2012)

Kushi Japanese Fusion's spicy squid appetizer, a piquant
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Kushi Japanese Fusion's spicy squid appetizer, a piquant stir-fry of calamari and vegetables. (Dec. 1, 2012)

Kushi Japanese Fusion's sushi and sashimi for two.
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Kushi Japanese Fusion's sushi and sashimi for two. (Dec. 1, 2012)

Kushi Japanese Fusion's super white roll is a
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Kushi Japanese Fusion's super white roll is a success, pairing white tuna with spicy white tuna plus a hit of wasabi sauce. (Dec. 1, 2012)

Kushi Japanese Fusion's tuna four ways, chopped tuna
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Kushi Japanese Fusion's tuna four ways, chopped tuna served with soy onion, spicy cream, guacamole and beer dressings. (Dec. 1, 2012)

The duck tortilla, bringing to mind Peking duck,
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

The duck tortilla, bringing to mind Peking duck, is a standout at Kushi Japanese Fusion. (Dec. 1, 2012)

Kushi Japanese Fusion's oyster yaki, with sauteed oysters.
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Kushi Japanese Fusion's oyster yaki, with sauteed oysters. (Dec. 1, 2012)

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