Morimoto Asia's new omakase is すごい !!

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There's a new omakase in town and it's nothing short of impressive.

The multicourse parade of plates presided over by executive chef Yuhi Fujinaga at Morimoto Asia is truly one of finer gastronomic experiences to be had in Orlando, though at $150 per person, it's also one of the priciest.

I'm sure there's some saying about the value of experience over money or some such thing, but these photos of the 9-course, 15-dish event might be proof enough.
Fall Tree: Dorito-crusted olives; salmon lomilomi push pop; fried Kusshi oyster w/ house nam-pla
  • Fall Tree: Dorito-crusted olives; salmon lomilomi push pop; fried Kusshi oyster w/ house nam-pla

Daikon salad, mentaiko, ikura, fresh shaved katsuo-bushi
  • Daikon salad, mentaiko, ikura, fresh shaved katsuo-bushi

Nigiri of chu-toro, nodo-guro, kampachi, fluke and kohada
  • Nigiri of chu-toro, nodo-guro, kampachi, fluke and kohada

Otsukuri: Tako “poke” ogo, hearts of palm
  • Otsukuri: Tako “poke” ogo, hearts of palm

Otsukuri: Kinmedai (goldeneye snapper), burnt shallot vinaigrette
  • Otsukuri: Kinmedai (goldeneye snapper), burnt shallot vinaigrette

Otsukuri: Saba (Japanese mackerel), edamame puree, soy ginger onion
  • Otsukuri: Saba (Japanese mackerel), edamame puree, soy ginger onion

Otsukuri: Giant clam, tosazu mousse, and gelee
  • Otsukuri: Giant clam, tosazu mousse, and gelee

Hamachi & foie gras “pho-ga”, foie dashi, bean thread noodles, root spinach
  • Hamachi & foie gras “pho-ga”, foie dashi, bean thread noodles, root spinach

Hokkaido sea scallop and foie gras wontons, Chinese black bean sauce
  • Hokkaido sea scallop and foie gras wontons, Chinese black bean sauce

Wagyu course: The slab of A5 wagyu from Miyazaki prefecture
  • Wagyu course: The slab of A5 wagyu from Miyazaki prefecture

Wagyu course: Nigiri, smoked soy, fresh wasabi
  • Wagyu course: Nigiri, smoked soy, fresh wasabi

Wagyu course: Shabu Shabu
  • Wagyu course: Shabu Shabu

Japanese risotto
  • Japanese risotto

Kalamansi sorbetti, shiso salt, soy salt
  • Kalamansi sorbetti, shiso salt, soy salt

Crème caramel, black sesame cream, black sesame air cake, yuzu caramel
  • Crème caramel, black sesame cream, black sesame air cake, yuzu caramel

For more on the omakase, visit Morimoto Asia.


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