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Azie: Refreshingly global

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    Azie: Refreshingly global

    Walking into Azie, the air of pretentiousness could is pretty thick, with a super trendy d�cor; white, textured walls, plush red booths, artsy light fixtures and eclectic pieces. That is until you are greeted. The genuine friendliness of the staff offers comfort among the many lawyers, businessmen, and fashionistas who are out to be seen at the newest restaurant in town.

    The menu at Azie is an international mix of Asian food at its best. With Japanese dishes infused with Thai, French and Italian, you’re sure to get the best of everything from sushi (try the Philly roll, $8) to rice and pork chops.

    Popular appetizers include the crab and cream cheese spring rolls served with a spicy apricot dipping sauce ($5) and warm Kobe beef carpaccio with a citrus soy sauce ($16). An aptly named Soups, Noodles, and Rice section consists of exactly that, with a tofu and chicken house fried rice ($11), that can’t be overlooked. Delicious.

    Dinner dishes are presently beautifully each individually accented with a flower and anything you order from the diverse and extensive menu is sure to please. Some guest favorites are the pan roasted chicken teriyaki with saut�ed spinach ($14), pan roasted Chilean sea bass drizzled in a sweet Daikon sauce ($22), and a personal favorite, jumbo shrimp tempura in a wasabi aioli sauce served with a romaine and mango salad ($17).

    Azie is the perfect spot for dinner, lunch, a date, or even an after-work drink with colleagues (during the warmer months, they also have outdoor seating). Be sure to bring an appetite for delicious food and a good time. With great service, a cool ambience, and even better food, you won’t want to leave