Only in Japan: Try this “dirt menu” at Ne Quittez Pas with actual, … dirt!
It reads like a palate-pleasing menu.
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 culinary inventor. Tanabe says the dirt menu was a logical addition for his quaint restaurant, Ne Quittez Pas, which is located in Tokyo‘s Gotanda neighborhood.
“This is a seafood restaurant, so we have the flavors from the ocean,” he says. “I was also looking for flavors from the earth.”
But this is not the typical…
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