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The table settings at Sushi Oyama set the stage for the spectacular tasting ahead. When you first sit down, you’ll find in front of you a round tray of dark lacquered wood, which is where the chef and waitresses will place the more delicate dishes during the courses to come. Beside the tray rests a pair of balsa wood chopsticks. In front of you is a handwritten scroll on which the day’s menu is carefully painted with a calligraphy brush. It’s all very clean and neat, austere without being cold and accessible while still maintaining a luxurious edge. As the dishes begin to appear, a range of porcelain and pottery (each handmade and different) sport an array of colors and patterns that seem to complement the very food placed on top.