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Koi Los Angeles - Buzzed Mochi Tasting Menu kicks off National Ice Cream Month

By Stephan Martin

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Koi Restaurant is famous for their Japanese fusion dishes and their traditional Japanese dessert, but now to entice you even more, Koi has refurbished their classic mochi selection with a new Buzzed Mochi Tasting MenuKoi has introduced six new cocktail-inspired dipping sauces, transforming some of their favorite mochi flavors (and a few new exotic flavors) into a delicious, booze-infused after dinner treat. 

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Koi allows you to either “mix & match” your own pairings or sample the Chef’s Selection. Whether you’re craving a fresh fruit tart, a classic ice cream sundae or a rich chocolate indulgence, try two pairings for only $10 to satiate your sweet tooth. Here are the tasty choices that Koi offers:

Buzzed Mochi

Vanilla Mochi - Calvados Apple Liqueur Sauce, the Asian-fusion interpretation of classic Apple Pie à la Mode, this pairing is the perfect alternative to the traditional American dessert.

Mango Mochi - Malibu Rum Sauce tropical mango topped with a sweet Malibu Rum sauce transforms this simple dessert into an island vacation.

Passion Fruit Mochi - Grand Marnier Sauce a truly indulgent fruit salad, this exotic mochi is highlighted with the citrusy notes of Grand Marnier.

Chocolate Espresso Mochi - Irish Cream Sauce, the perfect substitute to an after-dinner coffee, this pairing will satisfy a coffee craving and impress your taste buds to a rich, chocolate finish. Mint

Chocolate Mochi – Kahlua Sauce Mint chocolate chip ice cream has been taken out of the cone and topped with a rich Kahlua sauce to highlight the cocoa flavors.

Strawberry Mochi - Dark Chocolate Chambord Ganache, the familiar flavor of chocolate covered strawberries enhanced by the soft mochi texture and a hint of Chambord.

Koi Dining Room

If you are looking for an inventive and flavorful way to finish off your evening, give the Koi Buzzed Mochi Tasting Menu a try, you won't be able to go back to your everyday pie or cake after these tasty treats that pack a little punch.

For more information on Koi, visit: www.koirestaurant.com

 

Published on Jul 11, 2011

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