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what to order at Musha tonight?

fdb Jan 18, 2008 09:25 AM

I apologize for not perusing the board more thoroughly before posting. I'm in a little time constraint here so if you could quickly tell me what are the must-order dishes at Musha, that'll be great. Much appreciated.

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  1. Servorg RE: fdb Jan 18, 2008 09:36 AM

    Just emulate this visit (see all the dishes ordered at the photo link plus it'll stimulate your salivary glands): http://www.chowhound.com/topics/380055

    1. mollyomormon RE: fdb Jan 18, 2008 09:43 AM

      My absolute musts are the kakuni (pork belly), the cheese tofu, and the kabocha croquettes. If I'm there with a bigger group, I also love the spicy tuna dip, asari (garlic clams), the ebimayo and the green been salad. You really have to get the the first three things, though.

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        chowmominLA RE: fdb Jan 18, 2008 10:45 AM

        I've only been there once and it was a few years ago but out of the five or six dishes we tried, my friend and I agreed the fried chicken was the best.

        1. Tapeworm RE: fdb Jan 18, 2008 10:48 AM

          I always get the risotto finished off in the cheese wheel.

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            whatsfordinner RE: fdb Jan 18, 2008 11:20 AM

            I love the marinated mackerel that is seared at the table, the pork belly and the parmesan risotto.

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              New Trial RE: fdb Jan 18, 2008 03:15 PM

              Since no one else mentioned it yet, allow me to add the scallop dumplings to the list.

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                PandanExpress RE: fdb Jan 18, 2008 03:41 PM

                Another vote for marinated mackerel. So tasty and juicy.

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                  Nicole RE: fdb Jan 18, 2008 04:02 PM

                  Ditto on the mackerel seared tableside and the pork belly.

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                    fdb RE: fdb Jan 18, 2008 07:40 PM

                    Thanks everyone! We enjoyed everything that you all recommended! CH rocks!

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                      fdb RE: fdb Jan 19, 2008 09:21 AM

                      .....and I'm seriously considering purchasing a torch. The mackerel was delicious!!! And they also seared the apple tart tartine tableside....tasty and fun!!!

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                        Servorg RE: fdb Jan 19, 2008 09:23 AM

                        What all did you have and what your favorites? (and what was your final tab?)

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                          fdb RE: Servorg Jan 19, 2008 10:01 AM

                          Well, let's see... (notice my star rating)

                          sliced raw ika w/ spicy sauce **
                          spicy tuna dip w/ rice crackers 1 1/2* (love the rice cracker but tuna was on the bland side)
                          seared mackerel (must have) ***
                          tofu "french fries" ( this is an "ok" item) *
                          asari (clams w/ garlic sauce) **
                          kabocha croquette ***
                          tuna croquette ( tasty but a little on the dry side) *
                          kakuni (pork belly w/ potato) **
                          fried chicken ***
                          stir fried asparagus and mushroom **
                          cha han (spicy fried rice) ***
                          somen (pan fried w/ garlic) ***
                          chocolate "souffle" **
                          apple tart tartine (seared tableside) ***
                          cubed steak (char-grill your own on the table) ***

                          with lots of sake....final tab comes around $200 for 5 of us!
                          We were stuffed and happy!

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