Misadventures with Miso

Misadventures with Miso

Friday, August 19, 2011

Food for Friday: Oriental Breeze

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Every just want to have a meal where you ate whatever you want?

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In a nice location with a sea breeze blowing and the ocean glinting?

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Last year we just decided to do just that. Because once in a while it's good to treat yourself. So want to see what they serve at Oriental Breeze at the pier in Redondo Beach?

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The inside is nicely appointed. There are different seating areas.

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One of the few places I know where you can get a true sake sampler.

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I like how they have a card which says what each sake is and where it is from. Because who is going to remember what their server tells them after drinking this?

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A bit of vegetables.

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Cold tofu

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Seafood salad

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Now we get to the good part. Fresh sushi. I think red snapper, halibut and crab.

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Himalayan rock salt sprinkled added just the right flavor with that slice of lemon.

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That's not my spicy tuna roll back there. The sprouts are a nice touch with that. That is my unagi and maguro though.

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Seared salmon, yellowtail and something that we don't eat now but it was quite good at the time. Although I will say I prefer yellowtail because the fat seems to be more balanced.

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Someone ordered dessert.

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Luckily these crepes just happened to end up in front of me. Finally a place here that serves crepes like those in Japan!

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Oriental Breeze is located here: Redondo Pier
207-209 Fishermans Wharf
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
(310) 379-6511

What is really great is they have a take out window too. The menu there is much more limited but you can get crepes. Which I need to go back for soon.

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