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Coming this summer: Sushi in downtown Phoenix

Sushi bars might be cropping up like mushrooms around the Valley, but somehow downtown Phoenix hasn't gotten any love. What's up with that? How could the fifth-largest city in the country not have one single sushi joint in its urban core?

Don't worry your pretty little head -- in a few months, we won't need to ponder such an outrageous notion.

That's because Moira Sushi Bar & Kitchen is coming to the ground level of Urban Form Development's new condos at 215 E. McKinley -- you know, the pointy-roofed brick building just a stone's throw south of The Roosevelt.

Chef-owner Tony Van, who's worked at a variety of restaurants in northern Arizona, and co-owner Linda Nguyen plan to open in July.

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Michele Laudig
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