We came early so we could get a front row seat for the sunset and were super-happy that we did. A bit pricey, but not unlike most other 4 and 5-Diamond spots in that regard. The menu was cutting edge and exactly what you'd expect in similarly fusion-esque spots. A little bit of deconstruction here and there, lots of pork belly and the promise of exquisite flavor profiles. The food delivered pretty well, but didn't make this foodie eager to re-order any of the dishes presented at our table of four.
Great food, but not outstanding. Seasoning was a bit off. Pork belly was a bit tough and probably been waiting a day or two longer to be served than optimum. It's like they were trying just a bit too hard... and had bitten off a bit more than they should chew.
The dining room was empty when we arrived early to see the sunset, though the lounge was full for cocktail hour. The dining room completely filled while we were there, not bad for an off-season October Tuesday.
So... if you're all about the food.... this probably isn't the top choice the Valley has to offer. But if you're all about the "experience"... that overall combination of ambiance, service, location, the see-and-be-seen crowd, etcetera, in addition to the food... it's a great choice.
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