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Prepare for Next Level Omakase Experiences at This New Sushi Restaurant

District M in Sandy Springs to offer three edomae-style omakases at its bar when it opens at the end of February

Japanese, California, and Maine uni with green tea seaweed at District M Sushi
Japanese, California, and Maine uni with green tea seaweed at District M Sushi
Jeff Moore

District M Sushi opens at the Modera Sandy Springs complex on Roswell Road at the end of February. The 140-seat restaurant will offer à la carte sushi, traditional omakase experiences, and a sashimi moriawase, along with charcoal grilled meats and vegetables on its menu. Chef Jackie Chang, formerly of Umi in Buckhead and O-Ku in Westside, leads the kitchen and District M’s sushi bar.

The 20-seat sushi bar, which District M claims to be the largest in Atlanta, sees Chang creating edomae-style omakases featuring fresh fish from Japan. This style involves both cooked and cured fish as well as rice prepared quickly — usually within 45 seconds.

District M includes three omakase options on the menu: the market priced, all-you-can-eat Benzaiten, the five-course Bishamonten with carpaccio, ten pieces of sashimi or six pieces of nigiri, soup, black cod, and dessert for $60 per person, and a sushi-bar-only nigiri omakase comprising of an appetizer, sushi roll, soup, 14 pieces of nigiri, and dessert for $90 per person. There is also a moriwase option in which Chang chooses up to five types of sashimi or 12 pieces of assorted nigiri.

The à la carte sushi menu features white fish, mackerel, jackfish, eel, and roe. According to the press release, District M says it’s only serving bluefin tuna and cuts of the fattiest and “best” portion of the tuna belly or otoro on the menu.

Jeff Moore
Jeff Moore

In addition to sushi, District M will also offer meats from its charcoal grill and other cooked entrees like a tableside-cooked wagyu beef or moromi miso pork belly with kimchee Brussel sprouts.

District M includes a 10-seat bar serving cocktails, local and imported beers like Hitachino on draft, a selection of sakes, and Asian whiskeys such as Kavalan from Taiwan and Iwai and Hibiki from Japan. An outdoor patio with a window bar seats 30 additonal people. There’s an upstairs lounge area that also doubles as a 30-seat private dining room.

Jeff Moore
Jeff Moore

District M Sushi joins Oaxacan-inspired Mexican restaurant Casi Cielo, already open at the complex.

Lunch: Monday - Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Dinner: Monday - Thursday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturday, 12 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Sunday, 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.

6125 Roswell Road, Suite 900, Sandy Springs. districtM.com.

O-Ku

1085 Howell Mill Road Northwest, , GA 30318 (404) 500-2383 Visit Website

Umi

3050 Peachtree Road Northwest, , GA 30305 (404) 841-0040 Visit Website

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