Matsuhisa, LA

1. Omakase no tetsujin (23 Dec 2004)

Crisp Snow Crab Roll
        Tabbouleh Salsa

'Tapas'
        Ankimo with Mustard Su Miso Sauce, Lobster Ceviche With Spicy
        Lemon Dressing, New Style Sashimi, Octopus Tiradito

Crisp Filo Oyster
        Tsume Sauce

Sashimi Salad
        Yuzu Dressing

Kobe Beef
        Red Miso Aji Panca Sauce, Roasted Anaheim Pepper

Sushi Plate

Lobster Miso Soup

Fruit, ice cream, chocolate souffle

2. Omakase no kokoro (26 Dec 2004)

3 Oysters With Nobu Salsas

'Tapas'
        Japanese Snail/Escargot Style, Crisp Mini Crab (sawakani),
        Octopus New Style Sashimi, 'Pickled' Herring Roe, kampachi
        jalapeno

Sashimi Salad
        Jalapeno Dressing

Seared Sea Scallop
        Cabbage, Jalapeno Dressing

Chilean Sea Bass
        Shiitake, foie gras, daikon, truffled soy mirin sauce

Sashimi Plate

Nameko Miso Soup

Green Tea Tiramasu, tapioca pudding with cinnamon, chocolate macaroon,
mango eclair

3. Omakase (28 Dec 2005)

Seafood Ceviche Salad
        Jalapeno Salsa

Hamachi Tartare
        Osetra caviar, wasabi pepper sauce

Salmon Shiroita Konbu Roll
        Ama zu

Lobster Salad
        Spicy Lemon Dressing

King Crab Tempura
        Ama zu ponzu sauce

Toro Tobanyaki

Ebi/Watercress/Beefsteak Leaf Shiru

Sushi Plate (incl oyster nigiri and rocoto chili paste)

Chestnut Crepe
        Chestnut mousse, fresh shelled chestnut

4. Omakase no budoka (29 Dec 2005)

Seafood Ceviche Salad
        Jalapeno Salsa

'Tapas'
        ikura in dashi, new style tai sashimi, kanpachi with jalapeno,
        tako tiradito

Seared Toro
        Jalapeno, wakame mustard su saikyo miso sauce

Shrimp and Scallop Chawanmushi
        Nobu gin'an, shaved white truffle

Kobe Tobanyaki

'Double' Sushi Plate
        (incl ika nigiri with salt/yuzu, aji nigiri with soy yuzu
         ginger negi, kohada nigiri)

Tai Shiru

Chocolate souffle bento
        vanilla ice cream, raspberries, shiso syrup

5. Omakase (19 Jan 2006)
Lemon marinated lobster sashimi 
        osetra, lemon medallion

Hairy crab, 3 ways
         Chilled, lemon'd crab innards in kappa

Seared sashimi 'salad' With Spicy Lemon Garlic Dressing
         (aji, tako[tentacle], maguro, salmon, tomato rounds,
          shredded fresh hearts of palm in standing cucumber 'paper' wrap)

Black Cod Miso

Wagyu Shortrib, Baked Eringi
         Baked Mushroom Sauce, truffle

Asari Clam Soup

Mini-chirashi

Orange 'creme' roll
          blood orange, mind and sweet orange creme sauce
6. Omakase (15 Dec 2006)

Yuzu marinated lobster sashimi
        osetra, lemon medallion

tai sashimi
        yuzu, spanish olive oil, dry red miso flakes, cucumber strips

matsutake dobinmushi

Grilled King Crab
        Sanbaizu

NY Strip Wagyu
        Mushroom soba risotto, truffle oil, balsamic teriyaki sauce

Nigiri plate
        (incl. tairagai)

Kuromitsu mousse 'mocha flavor'
        Kuromitsu sauce, rolled wafer cookie

7. Omakase (27 Dec 2006)

Toro Tartare
  osetra, wasabi pepper sauce

tai sashimi
        yuzu, spanish olive oil, dry red miso flakes, cucumber strips

Sharkfin/Uni 'Pudding'
        king crab

King Crab Tempura
        Sweet/Sour Ponzu, red onion

Chilean Seabass
        Foie gras, shiitake, truffled soy mirin 'syrup'

Nigiri plate
        (incl. sayori)

Yogurt 'Mousse'
        pomegranate, grapefruit, kumquat, blueberry, honey

8. Omakase For 4 (28 Dec 2006)

Oysters Nobu

Crisp Seafood 'Spring Roll'
        Maui Onion salsa, osetra

'Tapas'
        lobster ceviche, toro tartare(osetra/wasabi pepper sauce),
        salmon sashimi        (yuzu/spanish olive oil/dry red miso flakes),
        tako new style sashimi

'Salad'
        shiroita king crab maki, maguro tataki, baby scallops, albacore
        cucumber wrapped hearts of palm with salsa, matsuhisa onion
        dressing (sashimi side), yuzu dressing (vegetable side)

Seared Scallop
        Crisp brussel sprouts, jalapeno salsa

Kobe tobanyaki

lobster cilantro miso soup

nigiri plate
        (toro, tai (salt/yuzu), aji (ginger/scallion), tairagai, unagi)

Yogurt 'Mousse'
        pomegranate, grapefruit, kumquat, blueberry, honey

chocolate/banana 'spring roll'
        ice cream, vanilla creme and chocolate sauces

apple 'tarte'
        berries, ice cream

9. Omakase "Nobu For Nobu" (29 December 2006)

Crisp Seafood 'Spring Roll'
        Maui Onion salsa, osetra

Kobe New Style Sashimi
        Shaved white truffle, 'sea tangle' konbu

ice fish fritters
        lemon wedge

Seared Otoro
        Crisp shredded fillo, garlic chips, jalapeno salsa,
        karashi yuzu saikyomiso

Anago
        foie gras, shiitake, anago bone 'cracker',
        truffled soy mirin 'syrup'

sushi plate
        (incl. tairagai)

Pineapple sorbet
        mango, pineapple, kiwi, orange,
        raspberries, blackberries, rolled wafer cookie

10. Omakase "Spring" (14 June 2007)

Halibut Umamijime
  Sweet vinegar jelly, mountain potato, lotus sprouts, osetra

"Tomato Salad"
  Tomato puree, clear tomato gelee, bottarga, lotus sprouts,
  edamame sauce, hirame

"Tapas"
 hamo, chives, new style sashimi oil
 puree of corn, tomato, soramame, osetra
 ark shell "escargot style"
 japanese tako, citrus, dry red miso powder, cucumber, salt flake
   new style sashimi oil

Spot Prawn "Carpaccio"
  yuzu, salt, pepper, olive oil,
  spicy (citrus) hearts of palm salad

Steamed Kani/Uni
  Sharkfin "gin'an", white truffle slices

Kobe Tobanyaki
  Sweet onions, asparagus, enoki, shiitake

Tai Shiru
  Mitsuba

Nigiri (incl seared foie gras, torched toro with citrus)

Whiskey Cappucino

11. Omakase "Summer" (15 June 2007)

Soromame yaki with dipping salt

Yuzu marinated shira ebi sashimi
  osetra

"Tapas"
 New Style Tai Sashimi, cucumber
 Hamo, ume paste, saikyo miso
 Braised Sea Conch
 'Bahama Salad' with tairagai

Whole Deep Fried Ayu
  Polenta/Tade Sauce, tomato salsa, tortilla

Freshwater Eel and Foie Gras
  Eelbone cracker, shiitake, shishito yaki,
  tsume sweet sauce, renkon round

Kani/Uni/Sharkfin soup, white truffle slices, mitsuba

Crisp Spot Prawn 'Cracker'
  Lemon Wedge

Nigiri (incl scorpionfish, iwashi with bottarga)

Kuromitsu mousse 'mocha flavor'
        Kuromitsu sauce, rolled wafer cookie, fresh cherries

(Banana Spring Roll for Bree)

12. Omakase (16 June 2007)

Mozuku seaweed, lotus sprouts 'salad'
  tomato, gingered sweet vinegar

Scorpionfish Umamijime
  Shiso, sanbeizu jelly, mountain yam, baby okra

"Tapas"
 ankimo, ponzu, negi, spicy daikon
 Oysters Nobu
 Yuzu marinated shira ebi sashimi
 Braised tako, daikon, kuromame

Garlic Chasoba
 bottarga

Moromi Chilean Seabass
  Moromi miso, cucumber

Tempura
  Kisu ("Smelt"), new caledonian ebi, ika 'steak'
  hamo, uni with lemon juice, uni/shiso, anago with curry powder and
  salt; ponzu with daikon, salt, karashi, lemon juice

Lamb Chop
  Saikyo anticucho sauce, brussel sprouts

Nameko miso soup

Nigiri
  Saba bo-sushi, mirugai, torched toro

Whiskey cappucino

13. Omakase (27 Dec 2007)

Yuzu marinated spiny lobster sashimi
        osetra, lemon medallion

halibut wrapped uni new style sashimi
        winter truffle topping, baby tomato

kinmedai sashimi
        yuzu, spanish olive oil, dry red miso flakes, cucumber rounds

seared ankimo
        crisp renkon chip, radish chip, Mustard Su Miso Sauce
        chive, mini red peppercorns

albacore sashimi
        fine diced red onion, dried scallop/shrimp XO sauce

sayori sashimi
        grated sweet brined chicken egg yolk

fillo ama ebi & grilled shishito
        garlic wasabi pepper sauce

daikon/shiso/ume paste 'sandwich' palate cleanser

salmon aburi
        hearts of palm, katsuobushi, ponzu

nigiri
        mirugai/nori/cilanto/rocoto dot
        toro
        tai/sea salt

Berry Cheesecake
        Fresh berries

14. Omakase 28 Dec 2007

Yuzu marinated spiny lobster sashimi
        osetra, lemon medallion

'Tapas'
        toro tartare(osetra/wasabi pepper sauce/carrot ribbon),
        kinmedai sashimi (yuzu/spanish olive oil/dry red miso flakes),
        sake new style sashimi,
        tako tiradito

tuna/hotate/albacore hearts of palm sashimi salad

toro hagashi (grilled toro back from Nobu West)
        yuzu dressing, grilled shiitake, asparagus, lettuce

Nobu Kobe Short Rib and Eringi
        garlic chip, hearts of palm, jalapeno salsa

lobster miso soup

Nigiri

banana chocolate harumaki
        vanilla ice cream, creme anglaise/chocolate swirl sauce

15. Omakase for 3 (29 Dec 2007)

Nobu Oysters 

toro tartare
        osetra/wasabi pepper sauce/carrot ribbon

'Tapas'
        tuna sashimi taco (hearts of palm),
        ama ebi & uni new style sashimi,
        maguro sashimi (ponzu, cucumber strip),
        tai sashimi (yuzu/spanish olive oil/dry red miso flakes)

salad of salmon/hotate/kanpachi/maguro tataki,
        'salad' maki in tomato 'bowl', Matsuhisa Dressing,
        Cilantro Dressing

Grilled King Crab
        amazu, lemon

Lamb Chop
        Nobu Miso anticucho sauce, brussel sprouts

Nigiri
        toro,
        halibut with black hawaiian salt,
        giant clam,
        tai,
        anago

Dessert
        Chocolate 'souffle' bento
        coconut brulee with strawberries
        warm banana cake with vanilla ice cream

16. Engagement Omakase (24 May 2008)

Chilled Chawanmushi
        Baby tomato, junsai, Nobu gin'an, gold leaf

'Tapas'
        Red Snapper Roe Tempura, miso sauce/Fava tempura skewer
        lobster ceviche
        white fish sashimi, Nobu XO salsa, ponzu, cucumber strip
        Hirame new style sashimi

Toro 'Steak' Wrapped In Gold Leaf
        Kaiware, wakame karashi su miso

*Abalone, Lobster, Sharkfin 'Soup'
        Shaved White Truffle

Kobe Ishiyaki
        kabocha, broccoli, onion, nameko, shiitake, enoki,
        scallion ponzu and miso anticucho dipping sauces

Nigiri
        toro,
        kinmedai/cilantro/rocoto chile dot,
        sayori/egg yolk crumble/salt,
        kanpachi,
        unagi

Akadashi Miso Soup
        Mitsuba, nameko

Dessert
        Fresh Cut Fruit
        Vanilla Ice Cream
        Pineapple 'tarte' with Coconut Ice Cream
        banana walnut 'cake' with swirled vanilla/chocolate sauces

17. Omakase (29 Sep 2009)

'Tapas'
        Mozuku seaweed, mirugai, baby tomato, cucumber, dashi amazu
        maguro tataki, genmai (brown rice) salsa (cucumber, red onion,
                tomato, cilantro)
        kinmedai sashimi (yuzu/olive oil/dry red miso flakes)
        braised periwinkle

Matsutake Dobinmushi
        kinmedai, chicken, shrimp, ginko, mitsuba

Somen sautee
        garlic, olive oil, mirin, light soy, karasumi, garlic chips

Grilled King Crab
        Ginger amazu

Mushroom soba risotto With truffle oil/
Chilean Seabass With truffle, butter yuzu soy
        crisp mitsuba

Kobe mushi 'Shabu Shabu'
        shredded cabbage, kaiware, green pepper, shiitake,
        momiji oroshi ponzu, miso anticucho

Nigiri
        toro, uni with salt, kanpachi, ika, fresh kohada

Green Tea 'Parfait' ("Matsuhisa Sundae")
        Green Tea mochi, adzuki, green tea/vanilla ice cream,
        kuromitsu syrup

18. Omakase with fiancee in omakase room (2 Oct 2009)

Yuzu marinated shira ebi sashimi, osetra/
(Fiancee) Toro Tatare, wasabi pepper soy, osetra

'Tapas'
        kanpachi, yellow beet medallion, red jalapeno/garlic/rock
                salt-pepper gelee
        toro tataki, wakame karashi su miso
        tai sashimi (yuzu/olive oil/dry red miso flakes)
        dashi simmered ikura

Somen sautee
        garlic, olive oil, mirin, light soy, karasumi, garlic chips,
        white truffle

kisu (smelt)/king crab tempura with jalapeno
        ginko tempura, red onion, baby tomato,
        amazu dashi ponzu

Kobe With miso anticucho
        Mushroom soba risotto With truffle oil

Shrimp Head Karaage
        lemon wedge

Matsutake Dobinmushi
        kinmedai, chicken, shrimp, ginko, mitsuba

nigiri
        albacore, iwashi shiroito konbu, tai with salt/lemon,
        uni with salt/wasabi, anago kabayaki

'Dessert Tapas'
        Green Tea 'Parfait' ("Matsuhisa Sundae")
                Green Tea mochi, adzuki, green tea/vanilla ice cream,
                kuromitsu syrup
        chocolate bento cake
                shiso syrup
        vanilla ice cream
                raspberries
        fresh fruit
                raspberry syrup, straberries, blueberries,
                pineapple, papaya, asian pear

19. Omakase (3 Oct 2009)

kuruma spring roll
        maui salsa, endive, osetra

'Tapas'
        ankimo, karashi su miso
        dashi simmered ikura
        oyster tiradito
        kinmedai new style sashimi

Spot Prawn "Carpaccio"
        yuzu, salt, pepper, olive oil,
        spicy (citrus) hearts of palm salad,
        yellow beet medallion

king crab/uni egg white 'souffle'
        white truffle

Chilean Seabass
        Foie gras, matsutake, truffled soy mirin 'syrup'

Tatami iwashi

Lamb Chop
  Saikyo anticucho sauce, brussel sprouts

Genmai (brown rice) seafood paella in toban (entree-style, shared)

nigiri
        scallop
        toro aburi
        maguro

flourless pumpkin cake
        pumpkin ice cream, kabocha chip,
        fuji apple puree, toasted pumpkin seeds
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