An agreeable if not exemplary example of teppanyaki, or artful and entertaining Japanese tableside cooking. Tables surrounding traditional grills and menus offering complete prix-fixe dinners make this a good place for a group to dine on fried rice, grilled vegetables, grilled seafood, seared steak, and the like. Chefs will automatically provide a little wrist music with salt and pepper shakers, toss a few shrimp tails into their toques, and do some dazzling knife work dissembling lobster tails and chicken breasts, but just so you know, the onion "volcano" is by special request only.
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