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Neighborhood Eats: Murasaki
Comments () | Published March 25, 2008
Murasaki
Address: 4620 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20016
Phone: 202-966-0023
Neighborhood: Upper Northwest
Cuisines: Sushi, Japanese
Opening Hours: Open daily 5:30 PM to 10:30 PM.
Nearby Metro Stops: Tenleytown-AU, Friendship Heights
Price Range: Moderate
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Not Needed
Best Dishes Catapila roll; chawan mushi; white tuna tataki with miso.

Jazz piano pours from the sound system in this dining room known for such creatively fashioned rolls as catapila—stuffed with eel, draped with avocado, and fanned out like a caterpillar. Beyond the usual sushi and sashimi are offbeat finds including chawan mushi, a delicious soupy custard with seafood, and thin slices of white-tuna tataki with miso.

-March, 2008 

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