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Haute Tokyo Restaurant Serves Up: Dirt

NPR
Tuesday, February 12, 2013

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For $110, you can dine on four courses of favorites. One is the "soil surprise"-- a dirt-dusted potato ball with a truffle center. Or, try the soil sorbet.

Transcript

LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Linda Wertheimer. For Valentine's Day dinner, consider Ne Quittez Pas. The haute Tokyo restaurant has patrons digging deep in their wallets for an apparently chic ingredient - dirt. For $110 each you can dine in four courses of favorites like the soil surprise, a dirt-dusted potato ball with a truffle center. Or if you're feeling gritty, try the soil sorbet. I say go for the fish soup. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

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