The fate of Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas has been decided and lovers of restaurateurs Eric and Bruce Bromberg approach to dining can rejoice.
Debuting on the same day as the resort in 2010, Blue Ribbon Sushi has been a favorite, third-level destination for their Japanese-American fusion menu and for years, the only local chance to taste the famous Bromberg fried chicken. The restaurant will close early next year to make way for Blue Ribbon, inspired by the brothers iconic, 24-year old New York restaurant, Blue Ribbon Brasserie.
Already promised, "eclectic New American fare" and dishes inspired and borrowed from the SoHo original, including pu pu platters, "bone marrow with oxtail marmalade, fried oysters, steak tartare, and their famous fried chicken." They will also operate a raw bar when the concept debuts in the spring.
Lunch and dinner will be served, with late-night options and brunch on the weekends. Architects Asfour/Guzy, who created the original sushi restaurant. return to the space and will be remodeling with "a sea of shimmering chandeliers, tinted cement and glazed antique tile." An official closing date for Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill has yet to be announced.
For sushi lovers, London's Zuma restaurant is on target to debut a few steps away from Blue Ribbon early next year, featuring izakaya-style dining style, a sushi counter, a robata grill and a menu of dishes designed to be shared.