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on Dec 12, 2011
Sorry, but don't see this one succeeding either at those prices. This is still a majority middle class area despite the Atherton/PV/Sand Hill VC surroundings.
Wow! What prices! My daughter & I had the prix fixe dinner at Fouquets on the main drag in Paris and it wasn't that much! In Menlo Park we frequent Gombei and Tokyo Subway where Japanese food is excellent and far cheaper. In Palo Alto try Miyake for great Japanese food at a reasonable price.
Akasaka in Menlo Park is good too. Deffinatley cheaper. Good sushi.
Mitsunobu is a special occasion restaurant that serves top quality Japanese food and not for the faint of heart. It's on the totally different plain from Gombei and Tokyo Subway where they serve Japanese comfort, home-style food. If you're looking for teriyaki chicken and California roll type of stuff, you shouldn't go there.
Oh, Disappointed obviously you don't know a lot about Sharon Heights. Not only are the house prices in 2million range but in one small subdivision a substantial number of people bought houses with all cash. In order to make sense of stats you have to remember that the place is also home to cheaper (but not cheap) apartments. In any case, the restaurant is an exquisit occasion one, not an everyday place. I hope they succeed. Manresa prices, or the French Laudry are very high too, but that's what you get for top ingredients cooked by masters.
For a great Japanese restaurant go to Fuki Sushi in Palo Alto on El Camino.
Tsk Tsk Tom- Miyake is great Japanese food? It's fun, cheap, convenient- but great?
I wish this new place luck as well- it sounds interesting & original & definitely special occasion for most people.
You haven't seen good sushi/sashimi till you've tried Sawa sushi in Sunnyvale, Sushi Sam in San Mateo, or Tomi sushi in Mt. View.
All others pale in comparison.
Is this another one of those establishments that serve entrees with pea-sized portions? If so, pass!
Update: Did a Google search. It appears so, by the pictures that come up. I'll stick with a week's worth of groceries over a spoonful-sized meal.
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