Giveaway at Wasabi Times Square

Wasabi Sushi & Bento, Times Square’s newest grab-and-go sushi spot, is holding a big week of social media giveaways . They will give away a $20 voucher to one lucky winner each day next week, April 14-18, and to enter all you have to do is follow & tweet @Wasabi_NYC using the #WasabiDollars hashtag.


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Wasabi specializes in a wide selection of individually-wrapped sushi and Japanese hot food favorites, including bento boxes and noodle soups, as well as made-to-order salads and special sushi rolls, all made fresh in-store daily. Customers can “Pick & Mix” from more than 50 types of sushi for as little as $1.50 for two pieces.



The bright open kitchen allows guests to watch Wasabi’s chefs preparing sushi throughout the day. Sushi is sold by the piece, ready to grab-and-go. Individually wrapped sushi includes a selection of hosomaki (thin rolls), futomaki (fat rolls), nigiri (thinly sliced fish over rice), and gunkan (torpedo-shaped pieces). Wasabi also serves a selection of hand-rolls and a variety of onigiri, which are triangles of rice wrapped around a choice of savory filling (like Roast Salmon or Chicken Teriyaki), and tied with nori.



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The “Hot Food” menu at Wasabi reads like the “Top of the Pops” of Japanese entrees—bento boxes filled with a choice of chicken teriyaki, pork katsu rice, chicken katsu curry, salmon teriyaki, and more—all made fresh, in-house throughout the day.


The Wasabi collection of soups includes a variety of New Yorkers’ favorite, Ramen, as well as a collection of Soumen, a noodle soup made withsuper-thin rice noodles, and Tanmen, made with thick rice noodles. Wasabi also offers special sushi rolls and a made-to-order salad bar, which, in addition to a wide variety of greens andvegetables, offers a number of shrimp and chicken dishes as main course toppings.

$20 goes a long way at Wasabi: you can mix and match over 30 kinds of individually-wrapped sushi that range from $1.50-$3.50 for two pieces and grab sashimi sets for less than $10. Wasabi has bento boxes like Grilled Chicken Teriyaki or Chicken Katsu over noodles for $7.95, plus delicious pork or chicken ramen that’s only $8.95 for a large and other noodle soups for as little as $7.95. All of the food at Wasabi is made fresh throughout the day, and they make it a priority to use sustainable fish.




Happiness, $25 and under.

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A fierce love of food and twin careers in real estate and fashion taught Rose to look for the hottest item and the hottest deal. Perfect attributes for creating When friends and clients needed a great meal at a great price, she could rattle off restaurant names the way a sports nut ticks off batting averages—but with a lot more home runs. Now it’s all at Cheapeats, where you’ll find “Happiness, $25 and under.”


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