My wife and I came here for a Sunday lunch at the conclusion of our trip to the Phoenix area and this was the best meal we had the whole trip (also really, really enjoyed Virtu in Scottsdale). We tried about half of the menu and every dish was wonderful. Loved the atmosphere in the old house and... read more
The setting — a turn-of-the-century, wood-floored bungalow, awash in earth tones — emulates the relaxed intimacy of Japan’s izakaya, where friends and business associates gather to eat Japanese-style tapas, drink beer and have fun. Nobuo elevates the custom while staying true to its low brow roots, offering rustic Japanese classics with modern American inflections.
During the day, a short lunch menu is offered, as are exotic, aromatic teas, meant to be sipped and savored over quiet conversation.
In the evening, Nobuo creates"5-Star" cuisine, bringing a Western sensibility to Japanese sushi traditions while combining seasonal ingredients in exciting, inventive ways.
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