Love on Fire, Sushi Roku

Sometimes love isn’t meant to be, but at least the time-tested relationship between surf and turf is a match made in heaven. This contemporary Japanese restaurant created a version infused with Eastern flair, offering fresh lobster tail with ponzu-soy early spring butter alongside filet mignon marinated in Asian barbecue sauce. $48, in the Forum Shops at Caesars, 733-7373,

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How to Feed Your Dragon

How to Feed Your Dragon

By Max Jacobson

Gung Hay Fat Choy! That isn’t a dish, but rather Cantonese for Happy New Year. By now you probably know this is the Year of the Dragon and are planning to eat Chinese before too long. If that’s the case, East Ocean Dim Sum & Seafood Restaurant on Eastern Avenue south of Interstate 215 is a compelling option. East Ocean is that area’s first full-fledged dim sum parlor, complete with rolling carts, women hawking sweet and savory pastry in animated Cantonese, and pots of steaming Chinese tea.