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Silicon Valley has never been a core of haute cuisine. Rising rents, high internal fees, and strident labor shortages make it formidable for high-end restaurants to spin a profit, despite the area’s thoroughness of rich people looking to strike deals over dinner.
But the tech chosen still needs to eat.
Nobu, Wall Street’s favorite deal-making restaurant, has non-stop its first outpost in the Bay Area — a smaller chronicle of the large Nobu restaurants found in cities like New York, Tokyo, and Qatar. Nobu Palo Alto is located about median between the offices of Facebook and Google, and is inside a hotel owned by Larry Ellison, the billionaire founder of Oracle.
We toured the grill and tried the food to see if Nobu Palo Alto can bring an finish to the fine-dining drought in Silicon Valley. Take a look.