First Look: Morimoto's Bisutoro Now Open in TriBeCa

By James Mulcahy | October 24, 2013 By James Mulcahy  |  October 24, 2013
Photo by: Cherie Cincilla

With the changes that Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto has made to his TriBeCa space, it's like Tribeca Canvas never even existed. That's probably the point. His new Bisutoro opened last week, and as our photos in the slide show demonstrate, it's going for a more fun, colorful vibe than its predecessor, which closed after less than a year in business.

The menu is heavy on seafood and steaks, and is billed as "American with Asian accents." Check out a few of the dishes below. There's also a lot of whiskey, including a number of Japanese labels, as well as a bar menu of snacks like soup dumplings and short rib buns.

313 Church St.; 212-727-0644

  • Photo by: Cherie Cincilla

    Spicy tuna with crispy sushi rice

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    Wagyu carpaccio with shiokoji, cured wagyu lard, capers and Parmesan dust

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    Miso sea bass with braised Tuscan kale and fried gobo

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    The Tebor: Hakushu 12 Year, sugar, bitters, lemon twist

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    The delicately illuminated bar

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    A tattoo motif

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