Dinner at Nobu
Nobu "Fifty Seven" is a famous restaurant in New York featuring Japanese cuisine of the legendary chef Nobu Matsuhisa. In addition to Chef Nobu, one of his business partners is the Oscar-winning actor Robert De Niro. Bobby wasn't at Nobu last night, but he has been seen at the bar often. There are several Nobu locations, but this "Fifty Seven" location (refering to being on 57th Street) is designed with modern Asian styles, using abalone shell chandeliers, bamboo stalks in terrazzo tiles, ash tables and Japanese quilt fabric. Behind the bar there are huge Japanese Sake barrels hanging fromthe ceiling, which you can see as you walk upstairs to the dining room. The bar has deep rich tone woods, rich colors and plenty of intimate lighting that makes ths restaurant a favorite among New Yorkers and visitors alike.
above: The Palm Springs Savant takes Manhattan by storm...with a Cosmopolitan martini, of course!
above: The Japanese chefs are busy preparing sushi at Nobu
Dinner Was Delicious!
We had a variety of different dishes over the course of the evening:
Toro Tartar with Caviar
Kumamoto Oysters with Maui Onion Salsa
Yellowtail Sashimi with Jalapeño
Watercress Rock Shrimp Salad
Rock Shrimp or Scallops with Yuzu Sauce Lime Stone Lettuce
above: "Cecca": Baby chocolate cream puff in a Marsala wine cream, kuromitsu, and wood-smoked ice cream
Milk Chocolate Yuzu Cake: Layers of praline crunch and hazelnut ice cream
Banana Caramel Soy Toban Yaki: Soy sauce caramelized bananas with roasted pecans and Malaga ice cream
Kama Meshi: Vanilla rice pudding, Catalan cream ice cream and puffed soba