February 2, 2012

Trattoria Nakamura-Ya

Trattoria Nakamura-Ya was the first Japanese Italian fusion place I went to (finally!).  Other than the photos of the menus you see here, there was also a board listing the entrees.  Its a small restaurant so I had a nice intimate dinner with my ladies.  I was glad it wasn't a loud place so we didn't have to talk over other people's chattering or music!

There were many unique items on the menu, which made it a bit hard to choose something!  In my opinion the entrée that stood out the most was the Uni & Tomato Cream Pasta, just because I've never seen uni come with a meal before!  Even though that dish was tempting I got a gnochii pasta dish with tuna instead.  I missed gnochii so I had to get it!  

While we waited for our foods we were served buns.  If you can imagine Olive Garden's bread (except it not being buttery) having a baby with an Asian steamed bun, thats what Nakamura-Ya's buns tasted like!

Unique menu!

Since I'm trying to eat more vegetables when I eat out, I got the Grilled Vegetables Bagna Cauda Style- These fresh vegetables were topped with this light Italian fondue-creamy like sauce.  

Nessa was on a high protein diet so she got the Kobe Skirt Steak

nom nom nom

Soy Milk Panna Cotta w/ "Okinawa Black Sugar" Sauce - The name itself explains how great this dessert was!

Pistachio Gelato

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