I did try to figure out where they get their ice cream, and a waiter told me the brand was Mister Green Tea. I’ve tried Mister Green Tea and it’s good, but still nothing like Shabu-Tatsu’s, so the next time I was there I told the waiter that Mister Green Tea doesn’t taste like their ice cream.
He said, “Oh, really?” and I proceeded to say that maybe the company delivers them a restaurant-grade batch? I thought that was a good explanation.
He answered, “I don’t know, but if you find out where we get it, can you let me know? I really like it too.”
Stumped. I love the stuff. Maybe it’s a blessing that the wholesale blend is not available in stores.