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SHO: Perhaps the best Kumamoto oyster preparation I've ever had

famdoc Sep 26, 2011 07:03 AM

Attended a special event at SHO Shaun Hergatt recently and was served a dish containing two meaty, saline Kumamotos in a cucumber gelee. After the first mouthful, I realized I was eating perhaps the best oyster preparation I had ever tasted.

It turns out this dish is on his current seasonal menu and is described as Kumamoto Oysters with
Oyster Leaf, Junsai, Young Ginger, Summer Granité.

Very highly recommended.

SHO Shaun Hergatt
40 Broad St, New York, NY 10004

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  1. Cheeryvisage RE: famdoc Sep 27, 2011 06:22 AM

    Looks like they just changed their menu. Now, dinner's 5 courses for $85. Unfortunately, the Kumamoto Oysters are gone too.

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    1. re: Cheeryvisage
      famdoc RE: Cheeryvisage Sep 27, 2011 09:09 AM

      Yes, I noticed that. A $10 price increase is not unreasonable for this caliber restaurant.
      Besides, if you book through savored.com, you get 30% off your tab.

      1. re: famdoc
        Cheeryvisage RE: famdoc Sep 27, 2011 10:30 AM

        Considering that the dinner prix fixe was increased to 5 courses from the original 3 courses, I agree, the $10 price increase isn't unreasonable at all.

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