Superlative sushi is served at this modish, modern locals' lair. Scarlet cushions, cherry pendant blown-glass lamps, leather-and-bamboo accents, fresh orchids, and maroon walls help create a sensuous, even charged vibe in the main room. The backlighted bar sees its share of carefree customers trying to manipulate their chopsticks after a few kamikaze sake bomber missions (plunging hot cups of sake into frosty Kirin beer). Savvy diners literally leave themselves in Yoshi's
hands (the rolls and nightly special sushi "pizzas" are particularly creative), and the raw-phobic can choose from fine cooked items, from tuna tataki to tempura to teriyaki. The congenial staff recommends intriguing sake and beer pairings, though the wine list and martini selection are also admirable for an Asian eatery.