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rubyella Sep 20, 2007 06:16 PM

I'm taking my sweet heart out for his birthday and was planning on sushi zo. Haven't been there in a while - it had just opened. Is is still good? We get out pretty rarely so I hate to pick a dud! Mokfish liver? Favorites? Thanks!

  1. hrhboo Sep 20, 2007 06:20 PM

    It is still as excellent as ever. Don't miss the ankimo and uni "spaghetti"

    1. SauceSupreme Sep 20, 2007 10:37 PM

      And the scallops...
      And the blue crab hand roll...
      And the yuzu drink at the end

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      Sushi Zo
      9824 National Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90034

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        epop Sep 20, 2007 10:53 PM

        yes, i had the best monkfish liver of my life there this week. Zo stands supreme, on many fronts

        1. wilafur Sep 21, 2007 09:40 AM

          haven't been in a couple months but when i went, the food and service was specatcular as usual.

          i really need to try the uni "spaghetti" as mentioned by hrhboo. that dish sounds fantastic!

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            MeowMixx Sep 21, 2007 10:59 AM

            I love the uni "spaghetti"!!!!! I told Keizo that he has to make me this everytime I go :)

            Definitely definitely definitely get the ankimo. And the yellowtail, and the aji, and the uni.

            I'd pass on the amaebi though, which last time cost $7 per piece. And no deep fried head!

            1. re: MeowMixx
              SauceSupreme Sep 21, 2007 11:46 AM

              Yeah, but Keizo-san does something unique with the amaebi: instead of using wasabi as the "glue" for the nigiri, he used uni on my last visit.

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                MeowMixx Sep 21, 2007 12:29 PM

                omg that sounds amazing. I'm going to have to try this :) Thank you!

          2. K K Sep 21, 2007 08:28 PM

            Here's my review (as an out of towner) from 3+ weeks ago.

            http://www.chowhound.com/topics/437185

            The "uni spaghetti" is is a small bowl of uni mixed with ika somen (Japanese squid cut up into thin noodle like strips), so the uni acts as a thick sauce.

            1. westsidegal Sep 21, 2007 10:20 PM

              still fabulous in every way

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