Besting a star - Page 2

NYC's WD-50 is nice, but you can't beat the saba at Berkeley's Kyoto.


Saba is my favorite sushi. Thus was I delighted to see something very much like it leading off the 13-thing tasting menu at WD-50 last night: nigiri'd mackerel on salsify, instead of rice, with seaweed and sesame. Many of the later dishes, especially the yuzu milk ice dessert, did indeed blow my mind. But this, the nigiri, wasn't one of them. Ha! It's better at:


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1599 Solano Ave., Berk.

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