Ten Best Sushi Restaurants in Palm Beach County
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Owners Sam Slattery, Clay Conley and Piper Quinn have created a sushi house worth salivating over. Imoto, which means "little sister" in Japanese, is the Asian extension of chef Conley's highly acclaimed Buccan. And just like its older sister, Imoto's atmosphere is beautiful, yet unpretentious. The menu features cold sushi rolls and special sashimi with out-of-the-box ingredients like the tuna with mango, avocado mousse, and yucca. Not in the mood for the standard menu options. The Omakase chef's tasting will keep you surprised as chef Taiki serves you his personal delicacy of Asian flavors with an off-menu specialty you can't find anywhere else.
1. Aah Loi Thai and Sushi
Aah Loi Thai and Sushi Battera maki with anchovies and ikura, mango ponzu, daikon katsuri maki, popcorn shoots and yamamomo.
Famed local sushi chef Roy Villacrusis' new restaurant is partly thanks to restaurateur Charlie Soo, chef and owner of Talay Thai Cuisine, who had the foresight to partner with him to create a commingling of creative sushi and sashimi alongside his own modern interpretations of traditional Thai cuisine. Here, the sushi is more a creative journey than regular roll-out. The chef-driven menu rotates often depending on what's in store at the local Asian markets. Although the restaurant seats 40, you'll want to nab a spot at the four-seat sushi bar where Villacrusis dishes out a five-course tasting menu for about $10 a plate. Feeling adventurous? He won't stop until you say "when" if you can pony up per person for his omakase dinner; so far he's managed to churn out as many as 24 plates in one sitting. Here, exotic ingredients take center stage, but can push comfort zones. Most recently he's worked with Tai (Japanese red snapper) and whelk (sea snail) to offer a taste experience unlike any other.
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