Eastern Strategy
Matt Abergel of Yardbird in Hong Kong creates a menu to impress a master of Japanese cuisine

The menu:

First course: Santa Barbara Sea Urchin, Fresh Nori, Panko
Wine pairing: Dom Pérignon Oenotheque 1996

Second course: Japanese Eggplant, Pickled Garlic, Tosazu
Wine pairing: 2010 Staglin Chardonnay

Third course: Horse Mackerel Sashimi, Red Shiso Vinaigrette
Wine pairing: 2010 Staglin Chardonnay

Fourth course: Local Quail, Yardbird Shichimi, Root Vegetable Kimpira
Wine pairing: 2009 Stagliano Sangiovese

Fifth course: Mushroom Rice
Wine pairing: 2006 Staglin Cabernet Sauvignon

Dessert: White coffee ice cream