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“Unique, Creative, Authentic” 5 of 5 stars
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1328 18th St, San Francisco, CA
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Ranked #1,620 of 5,012 Restaurants in San Francisco
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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“Unique, Creative, Authentic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Friends who know the place invited me there. I would probably never get there otherwise. I've been to MANY Asian restaurants and particularly Japanese all over the world, but this one has a unique touch.

It started with unusual choice of Japanese beers ( my choice was very good) and creative choices on the menu. Even the green salad was special. It got the attention that typically the French kitchen is giving the green salad, but with the Asian twist. The combination was great. Green and crispy leafs with great flavors.

The other "special" was strips of beef filet wrapping asparagus and string mushrooms (two types), cat like Maki Sushi and served warm in a very tasty gravy. It was amazing and winning combination of ingredients and made to perfection.

All other choices were good too... I would definitely strive to visit there again.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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