Archive for December, 2010

Toban yaki, Nobu Style

One of the dishes I have ‘fun’ doing is the toban yaki dish from Nobu’s restaurants.  I was first served the dish (with toro) at Matsuhisa, LA as part of my omakase meal on  28 Dec 2005.  At Nobu Dallas (as of this writing), they do a salmon toban yaki; At Nobu Capetown, they do […]

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Ingredient Alert

My wife and I just got back shopping at H-Mart, Burlington, MA.  What got my attention was the meat case – in it, they had Snake River Farms Kobe, cut for shabu-shabu, suikiyaki, and bulgogi.  Additionally, they also offered the thin-sliced version of SRF zabuton for ‘galbi gui’.  My wife and I had a conversation […]

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Thank you, Chef Ming Tsai

Dear Chef Tsai, It’s been almost a week since my new wife and I celebrated our wedding day at your restaurant.  We wanted to take a moment to say thank you to you and your staff for making our wedding day a memorable one.  The wedding reception dinner you prepared for us was delicious and […]

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Blue Ginger Wedding Reception Dinner

Appetizers: * Vegetarian Garlic Chive-Tofu Bing Sweet Chile Sauce * Shiitake-Leek Springroll Three Chile Dipping Sauce * Scallion Pancake Soy Ginger Sauce * Blue Ginger Kimchee Soup: * Vegetarian Wild Mushroom Soup Scallions, Chile Oil Salad: * Sesame Caesar Salad with Chinese Cruller Croutons Entrées: * Sake-Miso Marinated Alaskan Butterfish with Vegetarian Soba Noodle Sushi […]

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