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2020-10-28 1124 views
Long time no sushi! This time my dinner partner brought me to this Japanese restaurant in Wan Chai. Although Wan Chai was one of my most familiar districts, I had never realized that there was such a Japanese restaurant in one of the old buildings near the wet market. Interior renovations were actually very decent inside! Really couldn't tell. Their eating utensils also looked pretty decent, even for simple tea like this.For dinner, they offered sets ranging from sashimi sets, sushi sets, rice b
Their eating utensils also looked pretty decent, even for simple tea like this.
For dinner, they offered sets ranging from sashimi sets, sushi sets, rice bowl sets and grilled dishes sets at different prices. The cheapest set was $105 and the most expensive one was $348. 10% service charge applied.
There were also lots of special offer sushi at $13+10% each only with quite a lot of choices. As we were not very hungry, we decided to order 1 rice bowl set, 1 sushi set and a few more sushi to share.
We saw these special summer beers and decided to try one. For Special Frozen Draft Beer with special flavours, the volume was 570ml at a price of $88+10%. It was quite a big jar of beer indeed. There were 3 flavours and we picked Cucumber and Mint instead of Organic red pomelo and honey peach flavours.
Cucumber and Mint Special Frozen Draft Beer at $88+10%
Special Frozen Draft Beer was actually beer innovation from Japan with a refreshing frozen foam topping. Taste-wise, it was like beer with the specially added flavours of cucumber and mint. It was quite refreshing indeed.
The dinner set we ordered was Sea Urchin with Onions Tuna Toro Bowl. Seaweed miso soup, garden salad and Japanese steamed egg were included in the set.
Sea Urchin with Onions Tuna Toro Bowl at $198+10%
There were quite a lot of minced tuna which was super smooth and delicious! I really liked the chopped spring onion and white sesame on top which greatly enhanced the flavours. The amount of sea urchin was quite generous and quality was not bad - smooth and creamy without any nasty flavour. There was also a piece of Japanese egg with the name of the restaurant printed on it, some fresh greens and a slice of pickled lotus root in addition to some sliced seaweed added to the rice. The bowl itself was so pretty and presentation was also very nice with a cute yellow flower placed in the middle.
Accompanying the rice bowl, the Japanese steamed egg was very smooth and perfectly seasoned with some mushrooms, Japanese-style fish ball slice and crab stick.
Garden salad was fresh greens with some corn and cherry tomatoes in loads and loads of Japanese-style sesame dressing.
Miso soup was simple with some seaweed and chopped spring onion.
For sushi, we ordered a Supreme Tuna Sushi Set which consisted of 2 pieces of Supreme Fatty Tuna, 2 pieces of Semi-Fatty Tuna and 2 pieces of Tuna.
Supreme Tuna Sushi Set at $238+10%
I had to admit that the quality was better than the similar tuna sushi we had recently had at another sushi bar. We started to eat from the least fatty tuna. The tuna sashimi were all so rich in oil and yet super tender and fresh. Of course the fatter the better, as always. Yummy! The best dish of the meal! Even the 2 slices of onions were edible and also have you noticed the little cute yellow flower placed on top for a little bit of decoration?
日本劍魚腩,象拔蚌&特大赤海老 at $13+10% each
Given the special offer of just $13 per sushi, of course we had to try them out. We ordered 日本劍魚腩,象拔蚌&特大赤海老. 象拔蚌 was reasonably crispy; 特大赤海老 was really quite big and was fresh and meaty; 日本劍魚腩 was pretty fatty and tender. The price was reasonably justified by the quality.
We saw 河豚料理 and decided to try out their 河豚白子. We were quite pleased as 河豚料理 was definitely not very common in HK.
河豚白子 at $35+10%
河豚白子 is supposed to be even more precious than 河豚 itself because it is the reproductive organ of 河豚. They were very very smooth in fact and had no nasty flavour at all as someone might imagine given the nature of the organ. In fact, they were a little bit tasteless. Maybe it was the reason why they added some spicy toppings as well as some chopped spring onion on top of the 白子 to add flavour. It was my first time to try out 河豚白子 and it was really quite an eye-opening experience for me.
Overall, we were quite content with the food. In particular, the Supreme Tuna Sushi Set and the Onions Tuna Toro Bowl were both impressive. Their $13 special sushi offer was quite a good deal. Service was efficient as we managed to finish everything within 45 min. Seating was quite comfortable and we did manage to have a private chat on our own.