This downtown sequel from sushi master Kazunori Nozawa honors the Sugarfish originals (Brentwood, Marina del Rey) with a California-roll-free menu of affordable, swiftly dispensed omakase menus (the famous Trust Me’s). Plates are spotless; only the house-made ponzu and soy sauces dress Nozawa’s barely garnished beauties of fish and warm rice. The ambience matches, with soft lighting, sand-colored woods, and comfy white leather booths. The front of the house is instructive, sharing Nozawa’s enthusiastic outlook on sushi: Eat it when you get it. » 600 W. 7th St., Ste. 150 (213-627-3000). Also at 11640 W. San Vicente Blvd., Brentwood (310-820-4477) and 4772¼ Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey (310-306-6300). L-D daily. Beer, wine, and sake. Sushi.  $$

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