Table Talk: Tatu has the Power
A new Asian restaurant named Tatu opened Friday in the Power Plant Live! space most recently occupied by Blue Sea Grill. The menu here includes sushi and what the restaurant calls "
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Tatu is intended not as a late-night final destination but more as an evening starter, with the expectation that guests will move on to one of the dozens of bars within walking distance. "It's designed to light the fuse on your evening, but we have no plans to turn this into a club," says Pennette. "Tatu has no intention of being an all-night destination."
Style is definitely a part of the package here, but Pennette talks about how important the balance is: "People recognize that dining can be funny, spirited and sexy without sacrificing the quality of food."
Pennette is fun to talk to because he articulates perfectly the fuzzy ideas in your own head, making you feel smart for having them.
The menu is fun and features the now-typical mix of attractively priced entees and dangerously priced appetizers and cocktails. I fall for it every time. For the next month or so, Tatu will be keeping to a Thursday through Saturday evening schedule. Tatu's is at