The menu takes from a variety of traditions, in fact, as seen in the raw oysters with yuzu ponzu, wasabi both Japanese and chojang Korean sweet and sour sauce ; or the medley of mushrooms that derive from Japan, China and Korea. To start, you have to love how they've turned multicolored sake bottles into wall art. You can pay a ton of yen in Kyoto for the authentic multi-course meal consisting of small bites of various fishes and vegetables, each served on exquisite ceramic ware. Opinion HuffPost Personal Videos. There are also choices of uttapam, slightly thicker crepes than dosa. But these days Lers Ros ancient Sanskrit words meaning "excellent taste of the food" is "getting all the love," as one foodie PR exec put it. Their Valencia Street restaurant, the city's first South Indian restaurant when it opened inis small but energetic.
The organic chicken claypot with caramel sauce has the intensity and subtlety for which Vietnam's cuisine is known.
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As for the food, it's also a mix of East and West. If you speak ramen, Nombe speaks your language: The newer venue, in the City Hall Civic Center area, is flashier, with a sleek modern ambience of shiny metal table and matching seats. The name itself makes the same statement: Close to one million Asians will visit San Francisco this year, according to tourism statistics provided by San Francisco Travel http: The first location is an unassuming storefront in the city's Tenderloin District several blocks from Union Square. You'll find your basics of Vietnamese, like soft spring rolls, but then Chef Phan will throw together a jasmine tea pork belly with fuji apples, green mango, arugula and smoked salt that evokes several continents.