We enjoyed a pleasant meal, but it wasn't anything special. The value was quite good since we ordered two lunch specials: an executive bento box and five piece sushi plate with california roll. Each dish came with soup and salad, priced at $15 each.
The soup and salad were delicious, and the california rolls were the best I've had in a while because the crap meat was real and fresh (not the crab stick). My nigiri selections were tuna, salmon, eel, shrimp and something I didn't recognize. The fish was only ok, probably more fresh than I could taste, but nothing melted in my mouth.
Erica's box came with teriyaki chicken and california roll (choose from a list of four). Again, the roll and cucumber salad were tasty, but Erica did not love her chicken. I agree, the flavoring and sauce did not overwhelm, and the chicken pieces were the mixed cut kind (both dark and white meat chopped randomly).
I imagine dinner service is a different experience than lunch, or it would not have made it into the Michelin Guide or other high regards. I can see signs of quality and sophistication, but it did not completely translate during our lunch. The value was very good and I appreciate the service meeting our time constraints.
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