I detest writing bad reports, I really do. Which explains why I have not yet written one about Mexico DF !
The owner at Tekka sushi has this great habit of just not showing up to open his little establishment. It was one of *those* days.
I wanted to go to Kabuto or still better, Murasaki.
However, someone in our party called a friend, and asked for an alternate recommendation.
He directed us to Bluefin sushi. We were informed that the quality was as good as Kabuto, and the prices were much lower.
I decided to not worry too much, and have a good time with my friends.
The waiter did not have the faintest idea what “omakase” was. This was the first warning sign. I was told to focus on having a good time, I should have beaten a hasty retreat right then and there.
Very unfortunate results. Here is what we had:
O Toro (2)
And some other stuff I can’t even remember. It was all terrible.
All the fish was sub standard and spongy. I mean, it was the worst nigiri I have ever had.
The saving grace was the Hamachi collar !
The total was about $140 with tip and taxes, with one small scotch and a small bottle of sake thrown in. I can't even say - "You get what you pay for !"
Yes, it was much much worse than even Tokyo Express on Mission St. – that “place”, where I try to satiate lunchtime sushi cravings.
I will never, ever venture to this place.
I should probably stick to the following places in the city for sushi: