Inklings News

Matsu sushi closes due to sales tax suspension

Matsu Sushi is one of many sushi restaurants in Westport, but has faced numerous closures over the past year.

Molly Gold '21, News Editor

October 19, 2019

Matsu sushi closed temporarily due to the suspension of their Sales and Use tax permit on Oct 11. The permit was suspended due to violations such as a discrepancy in the sales tax remittance from years past, according to WestportNow. Many Staples students are no longer customers of the business...

Matsu Sushi undergoes renovations

The restaurant is currently closed for renovation, as indicated by this sign posted on the door. Due to a post on Dan Woog’s blog, 06880, many thought the restaurant was closing its doors for good.

Claire Redmer ’21

April 1, 2019

Matsu Sushi has announced that it is closing for renovation, though many thought it was closing for good, due to a customer’s post on blog 06880. Molly Alger, a frequent visitor to Matsu, wrote into Dan Woog’s blog to announce the resturant’s closing. Alger wrote that while dining at Matsu on March 31, ...

Your guide to eating sushi in Westport

Your guide to eating sushi in Westport

June 7, 2017

By Rebecca Rawizer '17 While the quest for good sushi can get expensive and limited, Westport’s sushi scene is, fortunately, impressive. As someone who could live off of sushi, I have enough experience eating to confirm that Matsu Sushi is the best sushi restaurant in town. Matsu Sushi is l...

Students step out of the box to create unthinkable promposals

Photo contributed by Jack Sharkey ’18

June 1, 2017

By Bailey Blaikie  '19 Scrolling through Facebook and seeing the same, repeated promposals is not uncommon. Having a unique promposal has become increasingly difficult, as people are running out of creative ideas. Because of this, many students have been thinking outside of the box to ask their...

Battle of sushi in downtown Westport

Battle of sushi in downtown Westport

January 20, 2017

By Sydney Kaplan '17 and Phoebe Mendelson '17 Downtown Westport is home to high-end clothing stores, shoe stores and a variety of different restaurants. Among these restaurants are Matsu Sushi and Pink Sumo. These two Japanese restaurants are just two streets away from one another and both are incredibly...

Pink Sumo wrestles Matsu Sushi ’till the end

Pink Sumo’s Rock Shrimp is composed of quite a few battered fried shrimp in honey coconut sauce at a price of 10 dollars.

Francesca Truitt, Staff Writer

January 13, 2015

At some point in your life you might be walking about Westport, keeping to yourself. But then, out of the blue, a tourist in a rental Volvo sedan might roll down their window, smiling cheek to cheek, and ask you what might just be the most difficult question ever: “Excuse me dear, but where’s the...

Sushi arrives at Staples

Sushi arrives at Staples

Alix Sommers, Staff Writer

September 11, 2014

A new school year means new menu options in the Staples High School cafeteria. An email from Chartwells on Aug. 22 to faculty and parents announced improvements to the cafeteria menu. Chartwells stated in the email, “For our high school students, we understand their more sophisticated pallets (sic.), so we...

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