Restaurant: Zen Mondo, Upper St
Time: Friday lunchtime
Stand-out dish: Miso soup
I was the first in the door at lunch, so the place was empty. It’s relatively small and the staff wait around the back to save space. Some of the best tableware I’ve seen this challenge. Beautiful tea set too. The sushi is very fussy and ornate. You barely notice the fish as each piece is overloaded with citrus and/or veg and/or fish eggs. But the miso tastes great and the side salad was well dressed.