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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Miso on Meramec Restaurant Review: With a remodeled ground-floor sushi bar and a chef who knows both his fish and his customers, Miso has gone from a nightspot with California rolls to an omakase dining destination. Trusting the chef to decide on the courses for the meal is one of our favorite ways to dine, and Eliott Harris has never let us down. He and the staff read customers to a T, and they delight in broadening diners’ horizons just enough. In our case, that meant baby conch, served two ways---as nigiri atop rice and as maki in a roll. Miso has two menus, one for authentic sushi and the other for Japanese-Asian-Latin fusion dishes, like salmon coated in wasabi pea crust that's fried and topped with a chili-lime-butter sauce. Miso started as a basement venue in an old bowling alley, but the main-level renovations made way for a patio, more table seating and---best of all---a true sushi bar where diners can watch Harris and company at work. The saké selection hasn’t come as far as the fish or décor, but let's hope that's next.