Dishing: Locals Tasting Menu, Nobu

Las Vegas? original Nobu at the Hard Rock Hotel is courting locals who don?t necessarily feel the need to head to the new, more gussied-up Nobu on the Strip with a six-course tasting menu that highlights the modern Japanese master?s signature dishes. You?ll start with the classic yellowtail sashimi with jalape?o, then get into the tuna sashimi salad. A hot dish follows with rock shrimp tempura drizzled with a creamy sauce with a kick. Then the Nobu dish of all Nobu dishes appears: miso black cod. You?ll round out the meal with an assortment of pristine sushi and earthy miso soup, before a clean, Asian-inspired dessert finishes you off. It?s the best bang for your buck at Nobu. $75, in Hard Rock Hotel, 693-5090,

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