Only in Japan: Try this “dirt menu” at Ne Quittez Pas with actual, … dirt!

Posted on Sep 3, 2013 in Must see, News, Things to do, Where to eat |

It reads like a palate-pleasing menu. You start out with a truffle soup, followed by oysters and then a main course of flounder with risotto and vegetables. There’s a side of potatoes and you finish it off with a scoop of ice cream. Here’s the twist — this all comes with a generous helping of dirt. Not normal, backyard variety dirt, special nutrient-rich soil. The unique tasting menu is the creation of Toshio Tanabe, a former gymnast and boxer turned...

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