scorecardI tried a $189, 10-course meal at the eclectic San Francisco restaurant that makes ice cream from milk mixed with hot coals and morphs trout into 'everything bagels'
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I tried a $189, 10-course meal at the eclectic San Francisco restaurant that makes ice cream from milk mixed with hot coals and morphs trout into 'everything bagels'

I tried a $189, 10-course meal at the eclectic San Francisco restaurant that makes ice cream from milk mixed with hot coals and morphs trout into 'everything bagels'
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Avery's Everything Trout features grilled trout topped with roe, or fish eggs, and the seasoning you would find on an Everything Bagel.    Katie Canales/Business Insider

San Francisco has no shortage of restaurants, fine dining or otherwise, with menus boasting crazy high prices. Seven dollar bacon strips anyone?

The city's newly-opened Avery restaurant isn't any different in that sense. The prix-fixe East Asian-infused eatery takes reservations through Tock, the high-dollar restaurant equivalent of OpenTable that allows guests to reserve and pay for meals beforehand. No post-meal payment needed.

The restaurant is currently offering three menus: Cello Player, a smaller course plan for $89 a person, Avery's Room, a reservation for six to eight people featuring a special menu from the kitchen, and the seafood-themed Bouquet of the Sea for $189 a pop.

I took a gander at the latter during a recent visit to Avery and concluded that when it comes to eating in this city, you get what you pay for - which in this case is 10 meticulously-crafted, delicious dishes for $189 a person.

Here's what it was like.

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