Posts Tagged omakase

Curating the 2019 Christmas Omakase Dinner

Dinner courses should be designed so that the customer finishes feeling happy and satisfied rather than uncomfortable and bloated. As a chef, I want my diners to eat and enjoy everything I put in front of them. But when they say they are full it means simply that there was too much food.  I don’t […]

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Kamakura, Boston

Sakizuke Smoked Salmon ‘Salad’ greens, oshinko, arare, bell pepper brunoise, onion dressing, sesame soy creme dressing Mukozuke Sashimi branzino konbujime, chive, fried okra, dill oyster nanbanzuke, dashi gelee, caviar, bell pepper brunoise yamamomo Shun-yasai Mushroom sautee daikon microgreens, soy creme leek puree, apple cider tare Sushi-Hassun Rhode Island Maguro shoyu zuke isaki shoyu zuke kanpachi […]

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Thanksgiving Omakase At Home 2017

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2017/11/17/planning-thanksgiving-menu-2017/ …what’s a planned holiday meal without a few surprises….So when I arrived at the house, I got told that there was a preference for scallops instead of the nobashi ebiyaki and perhaps ginger ice cream instead of vanilla.  So quickly thinking, I decided on the Nobu Scallop/Corn ‘salad’ and swapping […]

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Seattle’s Nishino eCookbook is available on line again

One of my favoite cooking ebooks is now available on-line again: ( http://nishinorestaurant.com/autumn_omakase.pdf )

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Sable (Black Cod)/Chilean Seabass With Maui Onion Salsa, Nobu 57-Style

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2015/11/29/nobu-57-nyc/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2015/08/17/kurumashrimp-harumaki-with-maui-onion-salsa-nobu-style/ So I’ve been having something of a scramble as of late – looking for a new place to live since they wanted to renovate the place in which I was living.  So a lot of my free time has been spent helping to pack both our belongings […]

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Steak And Morimoto Tangy/BBQ Sauce

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2011/01/12/morimoto-nyc-3/ (21 Dec 2009) I recently had an omakase dinner at Morimoto NYC (21 Dec 2016) and picked up a copy of Iron Chef Morimoto’s new book Mastering The Art Of Japanese Home Cooking.  On pgs 146/147 was the recipe Hambagu – Japanese Style Hamburger With Tangy Sauce.  The recipe […]

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Thanksgiving Omakase At Home 2016

Previously, on tastingmenu.wordpress.com – * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2015/12/05/thanksgiving-omakase-at-home-2015/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2012/05/29/engagement-anniversary-omakase-at-home-2012/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2011/12/06/pumpkinkabocha-soup/ * https://tastingmenu.wordpress.com/2016/11/15/thanksgiving-fried-apple-pie Ah, the best laid plans of mice and men…. So when I got down to my parent’s home, I discovered a bunch of unexpected surprises. I got requested to add more vegetables to the holiday meal.  So for the opening appetizer, I swapped […]

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