The best sushi in LA, according to the best sushi chefs in LA
Because you've already eaten at every one of our picks for the best sushi in LA (and even our picks for the best strip mall sushi in LA), we decided to keep things as fresh as the raw fish you're constantly housing by hitting up some of our favorite LA sushi chefs to find out their go-to sushi moves when they're off of work.
Mark Hayashi, Koi
Hayashi is the Executive Sushi Chef at Koi on La Cienega, a long-standing favorite doling out both unique rolls and classic nigiri.
Yoya Takahashi & Wonny Lee, Hamasaku
Takahashi is the Exec Sushi Chef at Hamasaku, and Wonny Lee's the Exec Chef. Together, they make some of the best strip mall sushi in LA (and put together this list).
Hiroshi Shima, Sushi Roku
Shima is the Executive Sushi Chef for IDG Corporate, and develops the sushi menu for Sushi Roku.
Koji Matsuzaki, Katana
Matsuzaki is the Exec Chef at long-time Sunset Strip standby Katana.
David Lespron, Katsuya
Lespron is the Chef de Cuisine at the always-in-the-tabloids (and always delicious) Japanese favorite, Katsuya.