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Behold the Tasting Menu at Oakland's Commis

Coast through a menu at the Oakland restaurant in a single minute.

Oakland fine dining spot Commis is the only restaurant in California's East Bay to hold a Michelin star. Here, take a look at what goes down during a coursed tasting meal from chef James Syhabout. The fine dining spot exclusively offers prix fixe menus; this one comes in at $100 per person.

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The menu

Caramelized onion financier
With bee pollen

Brined scallops
With fermented cucumber,green apples, leeks, and sea vegetables

With charred mustard broth and speck ham

Dungeness crab
With coral and dried pickled celeriac; warm custard with pine nut

Winter brassicas
With hazelnuts, candied apple cider, capers, and licorice herbs

Yukon gold potato
With chervil, charred onion, smoked trout roe, and razor clams

Red snapper
With brown rice, turnips, ginger, and scallions

Tisane of button mushrooms

Charcoal grilled lamb saddle
With grains, wheatgrass, and chicories

Raw sheep’s cheese tart
With blueberries and thyme

Frozen meyer lemon marshmallow
With chervil and gin aromatics

Sorghum ice cream
With marcona almond and olive oil

Cara cara
With dark chocolate sablé and coconut crème


Passion fruit gougeres

Brown butter lemon madeleines


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