If there was a Venn diagram with sushi omakase restaurants on one side and “I can’t-believe-this-exists” debaucherous party hubs on the other, Sushi On Me would exist in the tiny middle zone. It’s an eight-person sushi spot behind an unmarked basement door in Jackson Heights where you’ll be greeted with statements like, “Are you okay with wasabi?” and “I’m Lucas, and it’s my job to get you drunk.” If there’s one thing to know about Lucas and his co-pilot and sushi chef Woody - the two-person Thai-born team with a fondness for the song “Mambo No. 5” and keeping your sake cup full - is that they don’t kid around. For $85 in cash, you’ll get 15 pieces of nigiri, a couple of appetizers, and unlimited sake. We cant think of any other restaurant experience we’ve had that combines sparklers in eel-toro handrolls, torched white tuna topped with chili garlic crisp, and this level of drunken fun. Find a friend celebrating a birthday and go ASAP.
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