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Shunji Lunch, and persimmon pudding no less

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  • kevin Nov 15, 2013 03:17 PM
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Here's what I had with the premium lunch:

seabass
trumpet fish
red snapper
brown striped snapper
trout
tuna
toro
sb uni
ikura
albacore
baby yellowtail
snow crab
blue crab hand roll.

then i added three more pieces:

barracuda
marinated 0-toro
hokkaido uni.

and then miso soup with golden eye snapper with the bones.

a bleu cheese purple potato ball topped with sliver of dried persimmon.

dessert: my chocolate mousse, asian or korean pear slices, and persimmon pudding, suave and not too sweet.

In a word: BEYOND FUCKING EXCEPTIONAL.

nuff said.

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  1. Nicely done.

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    1. re: chrishei

      You and offalo down for a repeat on the truffle gohan ??? in the next couple weeks ??????

      1. re: kevin

        Maybe. Was supposed to go early-December. Email me re possible date(s) :)

        1. re: kevin

          How much does it run? I'd be interested if it's not gonna kill me too badly.

          1. re: Johnny L

            Re: lunch specials

            $23 - 7 pcs + hand roll
            $40 - 12 pcs (more "premium" pcs too) + hand roll

            1. re: chrishei

              My rally came out to more like 100 per.

              The otoro and Hokkaido Uni don't come cheap.

              And then desserts too.

              1. re: kevin

                $100+ was my personal lunch tab. My wife's tab came in around $40. Money well spent.

              2. re: chrishei

                I meant the truffle gohan price

        2. I need to get myself over there and see what all this glory you guys keep talking about is.

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          1. re: TailbackU

            Ur right Awesome spot

          2. Zesty. Is that the 40 dollar one plus extras?

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            1. re: jessejames

              Yep. But plus extras made it very pricey.

            2. Were there other diners during your excellent lunch?

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              1. re: steve h.

                Yes. How come ?

                1. re: kevin

                  My wife and I were there for lunch a few weeks back. The sushi omakase, as always, was excellent. I was surprised that we were the only customers in the house.