Friday, October 02, 2015

Omakase Does[Should] Not Mean Sucker

I must have eaten at a different restaurant than this critic.

Celery is not an appropriate garnish for sashimi.  Torching every other nigiri does not make up for the sad quality of the fish selections (not helped by all of the fish being pre-cut before service).

I have never seen salad as a first course on any omakase menu (and that was a very sad salad).

Plus, what is it with San Francisco restaurants using crappy out of season truffles and then announcing them like they are doing us a favor by unloading those sandy flavorless crumbs on poorly conceived dishes?

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