THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED MF Buckhead
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED MF Buckhead Restaurant Review: Sushi master Chris Kinjo and his designer brother Alex opened another MF Sushibar concept in the posh Buckhead Terminus building, but the result and the food are much different from the original in-town location. A silk-thread curtain at the front door parts to reveal a huge curved sushi bar where nimble-fingered sushi chefs work at their stations. The U.S.-born brothers traveled to Japan and brought back unique concepts and ingredients, and while there cultivated highly specialized sources for their pristine sushi. Cooked dishes feature such nibbles as aromatic matsutake mushrooms; these are cooked over a tiny tabletop grill called a konro that burns a nearly smokeless petrified oak charcoal called binchotan. The mushrooms are savored with a squeeze of lime juice, some sea salt and a bit of soy. Thinly sliced miso-marinated breast of duck is grilled on the same tabletop heat source and served on hoba leaf. Fresh cod marinated in miso, saké and mirin also is cooked over binchotan and served on bamboo leaf. Pastry chef Lisa Matsuoka turns out exquisite sorbets (don't miss the yuzu flavor) and green tea-chocolate tiramisu. Unique shochu drinks complement the extensive and carefully chosen saké list. The wine list is short but works well for this food, and good glassware and knowledgeable wine service add to the special character.