Seven Courses For Seven Sins
Matsuri is a Japanese restaurant that specializes in a Japanese tapas cuisine, a series of elegant small plates. Chef Tadashi Ono launched Matsuri in 2003 to showcase his modern Japanese style. He is also the coauthor of "Japanese Hot Pots," (Ten Speed Press) a cookbook about Japan's favorite comfort food. The restaurant also has its own sake sommelier. The complete tasting menu is after the jump.
This dish is portioned for one, no sharing allowed.
TUNA, YELLOWTAIL, SALMON
Don't be jealous of your dining companion. You know what they say, "The hijiki is always greener on someone else's plate."
WATERCRESS, HIJIKI, SOY DRESSING
You may have a boiling hot temper, but can your palate handle this heat?
RED HOT SHRIMP SKEWERS
Eat at your own risk. This dish is nothing short of a love potion.
APHRODISIAC HOT POT
OYSTER, SEA URCHIN, YAMAIMO
For those with elastic waistbands, this decadent dish will hit the spot.
ROASTED W/ WASABI SAUSE
This slow-cooked dish is nothing to race through, so relax and take your time!
BEEF SHORT RIB
SLOW COOKED IN MISO BROTH
For those with expensive taste, this dessert is as rich as they come.
RICH HOT CHOCOLATE CAKE