Dining Review Connecticut Restaurant Review: Yokohama in New Milford Pale bamboo flooring and walls, fabric hangings and paper lanterns in the dining room at Yokohama evoke a Japanese country house.
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So, too, does a menu that features a of Japanese classics, and additional items that seamlessly incorporate New World ingredients with archly traditional ones. It was a cross-cultural work of art that pleased the eye as well as the palate.
Usuzukuri, featuring raw morsels of fluke dotted with hot sauce and minced scallions, was simpler but just as delightful. And blackened tuna, ordered as an appetizer also available as an entreewas a model of finesse: lightly seared along the pepper- and sesame-rubbed edges, the raw-in-the-center fish was further enlivened by a sprinkling of Local girl picture Laguna Niguel and scallion, and by a generous dab of wasabi mayo.
Crispy chicken maki, another starter, was also a masterpiece of inventiveness, with a crunchy, batter-fried strip of chicken serving as a wrapper — in lieu of nori — to such seemingly disparate ingredients as asparagus, red bell peppers, crab sticks, scallions and shiitakes.
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After Sex forums Pasco it with my wife, I pushed my limit with several a la carte pieces — sweet shrimp, eel, sea urchin, mackerel — and found them all to be superb. On a different visit, I also liked kampyo maki, a nori-wrapped roll of sweet preserved gourd, a Japanese delicacy, and one of six vegetarian rolls.
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