10. It doesn’t slack on the sweet stuff
Unless you love green tea iced cream, you’ve probably been disappointed by the dessert offerings at most Asian-fusion places. That won’t happen at Blush, where it’s advised to save room for Barron’s envelope-pushing sweets like this hot banana fritter with red miso ganache, popcorn powder, brown butter cotton candy, and a generous scoop of bacon-caramel ice cream (it’s hiding behind the cotton candy plume). Other options include a yuzu meringue pie with a Ritz Cracker crust, white chocolate shiso mousse, and liquid nitrogen ice cream.
11. Another location is in the works
Co-owner Taylor Kim says the team is looking into opening a second San Diego outpost in Pacific Beach, sometime next year.
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