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The Emperor buys new clothes at Noma, where the ants spin gold

by | 29th, January 2015

Ever eat at Noma, “the world’s best restaurant”. Noma’s based at the Oriantal Mandarin hotel in Tokyo, Japan:

We are delighted to announce that Noma at Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo will be extended for two more weeks due to overwhelming demand. The world’s #1 restaurant will now be open from 9 January to 14 February 2015 except for Sundays.

This is a picture of one of the meals:

 

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As you gastronauts pop along to the garden centre for a budget  Noma experience, the few will be tucking into their table centrepieces :

Fixed Menu + Wine pairing: (40,200 Yen + 24,700 Yen)
Fixed Menu + Juice pairing: (40,200 Yen + 16,500 Yen)
Fixed Menu: (40,200 Yen, with an option to pay for wine or other beverages à la carte on the day)
Private Dining Room: our private dining room will have a maximum capacity of 10 guests and will also be offered a selection of the above menu options. Smaller parties are welcome to book the private dining room, however please note that there will be a minimum spend of 618,000 Yen.

Please note that all prices are subject to 8% consumption tax, 13% service charge. Prices above do not include the cost of aperitif, water, tea/coffee, or avec.

Avec! 40,200 Yen is around $350. The dishes looks sublime. These are on offer at Noma’s Denmark HQ:

Ingrid Marie and herbs

Reindeer moss and cep mushrooms

Blackcurrant and rose petals

Beef tartare and ants

Smoked and pickled quail egg

Cucumber and scallop fudge

White cabbage and samphire

Caramelized milk and monkfish liver

Sea urchin and duck

Æbleskiver with greens

Burnt onion and walnut oil

Squid and broccoli

Fennel and parsley

Langoustine and nasturtium

Radish and yeast

Pumpkin, kelp and beechnuts

Beetroot and plum

Sloe berries and aromatic herbs

Cured egg yolk, potato and rose oil

Roasted bone marrow

Cabbage and nasturtium flowers

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