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.