Actually, the title is a little misleading: I went to Midori the other night with The Sweeties, not with Karen. They treated me to what is possibly the only sushi place in the Twin Cities that i haven't been to yet in exchange for some laptop fixin'.
I wasn't really sure what to expect from Midori's Floating World Café, but what i definitely did not expect was how overwhelmingly cute it was! It's just adorable.
We got some tasty beef pot stickers as appetizers with our drinks, and i was very pleasantly surprised by the delicious peach sake cooler - pretty much a sake spritzer with peach syrup in it. Very refreshing. Then came little octopus dumplings and some sort of tofu salad. As cute as they were, i need to accept the fact that i just don't like octopus.
For an entrée, i got the sashimi and tempura bento dinner, and it was nice enough, pretty; nothing special. The tempura was particularly good - especially the sweet potato; the sashimi was fine but nothing to blog about... and, having just relearned my lesson for the nth time, i gave the tako to Ms. Fledermaus.