(202) 462-8999(202) 462-8999
1503 17th St Nw, Washington, DC 20036
This meal emphasizes cooked dishes. Beginning with the first course, the chef strikes up a conversation with you through food, offering a series of small plates that highlight the natural flavors of special ingredients at the height of their seasonal cycle. As the chef prepares each course, he employs a variety of Japan's most traditional cooking techniques, and strives for an almost spiritual simplicity and elegance in the presentation. He also brings a sense of whimsy to the meal, by creating contrasts between interesting tastes and textures, some of which will probably be new to you. As the meal progresses, the chef leads you to the centerpiece of the tasting, a platter called the "Hassun" in Japanese, which features an unusual combination of ingredients arranged to evoke a natural landscape in miniature. After this centerpiece dish, the chef eases you toward the end of your meal with several smaller, c
Enjoyment of these different aspects of Japanese cuisine. By alternating between cooked dishes and sushi, the chef keeps your palate refreshed, curious, and open to the subtle flavors of our sushi offerings. At Sushi Taro, our chefs prepare sushi in the authentic style that became popular in old Tokyo more than century ago, and that remains the most typical form eaten in Japan today. This style is called "Nigiri sushi" also known as "Edo-mae sushi," and it is characterized by small, hand-squeezed morsels that balance delicately seasoned rice, the freshest slivers of seafood, and a hint of wasabi, along with just a touch of our special house soy sauce. Each piece should be bite-sized, and the seasonings should be light and should gently enhance the tastes of the fish and rice.
Chinese considered Suppon to be equivalent to medicine and the Japanese adopted this belief as well. Therefore, even today in Japan, turtle is considered a very high-quality food. The broth is rich, but surprisingly light. It is made with the simple Japanese ingredients: sake, soy sauce, kelp, and ginger. The Suppon has quite a lot of fat and this adds the hearty richness to the broth. All the rich collagen promotes beautiful skin and full lips in women, the cuisine is also considered to promote sexual potency in men.
Diced, variety of fresh fish & veggies on a bed of sushi rice like jewel box. served w/chawan-mushi
Sashimi cuts of fresh fish on a bed of sushi rice
Toro & tuna on a bed of sushi rice served with chawan-mushi
Assorted sushi chef's choice
Assorted sushi chef's favorite cuts of the day
A greater variety of assorted sushi of the finest cuts and quality
Assorted sashimi & mixed tempura served w/small dish, soup, & rice
Variety of assorted sashimi oft finest cuts and quality perfect share plate for business lunch
Served with small dishes, soup & rice
Served with small dish, soup & rice
Fried pork filet scrambled w/poached egg & onion
3 prawn tempura on a bed of rice
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