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Miss KO Restaurant Review: Who is Miss KO? The naked body covered with Japanese tattoos on the back of the menu and the doors of the ladies restrooms, the woman sticking her tongue out on the sign outside on the street, or the sweet little girl on the dessert menu? We are not sure, and we feel the same about the food coming out of the kitchen. What we do know is that the restaurant offers fusion cuisine and sushi, and sets itself in the trendy category. We tried many dishes, and did not finish any of them as they--- let us go straight to the point --- were not good. They tasted more like quantity delivery was a priority rather than quality. Here is what we had: red curry coco gazpacho, spring rolls, chicken salad, shrimp tempura, shrimps on soba noodles salad, scallop pad thai, seared tuna, yakitori chicken brochettes. A miso black cod was ordered, charged, and never came. A blind tasting of the sashimi made it impossible to taste the difference between the tuna and the salmon. The soy sauce and the wasabi served with the sushi did not improve them. The rolls were plain. We only sampled one signature cocktail, and it stayed in the glass. Famed designer Philippe Starck took care of the décor; we’ve seen much better work from him. The restaurant has different seating concepts: a small loungy area on the right, a huge high communal table with screens of Asian TV shows (annoying), and many long tables that make you feel like you’re sitting in a cafeteria in a railroad station. We cannot really tell you about the desserts --- discouraged by the experience we left, but you can find a red berry cheesecake, a molten chocolate cake or lychee crêpes. Basically, avoid Miss KO.