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Nozawa - Trustworthy no more


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Nozawa - Trustworthy no more

Amanda Enclade | | Jan 12, 2007 11:13 PM

I went to Nozawa today for the first time in about 2 years. Yes, it is true, the crab rolls were a quarter of the size that they used to be. I mean, it was a huge difference. That was a total shock because I just couldn't beleive it from other posts. I ordered the chef's special, which was mostly good. My 14 year old son had 4 orders from the menu and after he took a bite of his albacore, he had to quickly get it down with his water. I couldn't beleive it, because mine was so melt in your mouth good, so I picked up his other piece, popped it into my mouth and as I started to chew I got that "I'm going to barf" sensation and had to spit it out in my napkin. I'm confused, how could my peice of albacore have been so wonderful and his was so awful and possibly from an old peice of fish? This must have been on purpose and it pissed me off. Like if you don't "trust me", you get bad fish!! My god, he's only 14 and has a pretty impressive sushi palate for his age. The service was rushed and quick and there was a line out the door. my bill came to 78 bucks before tip and for the first time there, I felt totally ripped off. Thank heavens I live on the westside by so many near and dear sushi establishments. Nozawa style has always been my favorite, other chefs have finally risen above the master himself. Nozawa, you should be ashamed!

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