Events / Dinner

Innovative Japanese

Tue, August 14, 2012

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
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Akira Back

Akira Back Restaurants, Bangkok, Thailand; Dallas; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Hanoi, Vietnam; Jakarta, Indonesia; Las Vegas; New Delhi, India; Seoul, South Korea; Singapore; and Toronto

Former professional snowboarder Akira Back worked alongside Nobu Matsuhisa and Masaharu Morimoto before opening his exciting contemporary Japanese restaurant at the Bellagio. He returns to the Beard House to showcase his menu of inventive Japanese dishes that has all the high rollers talking.

Event photos taken by David Chow.


  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Tofu Ssäm with Grilled Baby Onions and Korean Perilla
    • King Crab Tacos with Kimchi Brussels Sprouts, Tomato Ponzu, and Micro-Cilantro
    • Kumamoto Oyster Shooters with Sparkling Sake
    • Chicken Tulips with Korean Yum Yum Sauce and Pickled Daikon
    • Okunomatsu Formula Nippon Junmai Daiginjo Sparkling Sake NV
  • Dinner
    • Tuna Pizza with Summer Truffles, Micro-Shiso, and Micro-Bull’s Blood Beets
    • Champagne Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Yellow Label Brut NV
    • Jeju Domi > Jeju Island Red Snapper with Chojang Sauce, Marinated Masago and Micro-Perilla
    • Conundrum White Table Wine 2010
    • Foie Gras Torchon with Spiced Acacia Honey, Lobster–Unagi Croquette, and Kochujang Miso
    • Domaine Drouhin Pinot Noir 2009
    • Grilled Rib-Eye with Kizami Wasabi Butter, Tsuma Vegetables, Onsen Tamago Quail Egg, and Black Garlic
    • Faust Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
    • PB Dessert > Strawberry Sponge Cake with Honey Caviar, Mint Powder, and Peanut Butter Ice Cream
    • Far Niente Dolce Late Harvest 2006

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