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The Art of Sushi at “Ando”

When it comes to sushi, it's simplicity above all else.

You probably didn’t know that one of the most highly regarded Japanese sushi restaurants in the Tri-State was hidden in a small storefront right next to a big hotel in Blue Ash. Welcome to “Ando,” a family run restaurant where the mantra is: simplicity.

At first glance, simplicity is a tricky word. No, it doesn’t mean basic. No, it doesn’t mean boring. It means using only the best ingredients to create a distraction free roll of sushi that will make you truly appreciate what’s inside. It’s just one of several philosophies in the mind of chef Chiaki Ando who let us come in to see what makes them one of the most revered sushi spots in the city.

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