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Umi Sushi Closes In West Hartford

Umi Sushi Closes In West Hartford

After almost exactly five years in Blue Back Square, Connecticut's first kaiten-style sushi restaurant has closed its doors. Umi Sushi and Tapas, which opened in August 2010, introduced freshly made conveyor-belt sushi to West Hartford. Chefs prepared sashimi, nigiri and sushi rolls for diners to select from the rolling belt. With the later addition of a full kitchen, Umi also served izakaya-style small plates, traditional ramen, udon noodles and curries. The restaurant was also a popular destination for karaoke nights.  The restaurant bid farewell to its supporters in a final post Facebook after officially closing on Aug. 31: "So our story, a...

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