Category Archives: Omakase | おまかせ

OMAKASE | 宮葉 (Miyaba)

An encounter with this popular Edomae joint among locals with a reputation that rivalled Jiro’s in Tokyo. Said to be the joint that always manage to get the best pick from Tsukiji among all, expectations were no doubt high. As … Continue reading

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OMAKASE | 大蔵 (Okura)

Chef ‘Lum’ of Naha fame’s new shop. Always enjoyed his ‘Kitsetsuryori’ style of Omakase back then and it seems like nothing has really changed over here after nearly half a year’s break. Worth special mentioning is this Matsukawa Karei from … Continue reading

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OMAKASE | 那霸 (Naha)

Back to Naha for a seasonal fix by Chef ‘Lum’. The usual no fuss, what you see is what you get approach and a series of seasonal goodies are again highlighted. The only disappointment of the night was the bottle … Continue reading

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OMAKASE | Sushi Mori Tomoaki

Our frequent readers will know we tend to rank Mori-san quite differently for his sushi lunch session versus his omakase dinner. Concur with views of a friend that just visited the day before, it is a top-heavy approach to satisfy … Continue reading

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OMAKASE | 鮨佐瀬 (Sushi Sase)

A much talked about session, finally putting together some sake fans to try out a few rare bottles to be backed by Sase-san’s most reliable execution. From 鍋島 (Nabeshima) to 勝山 (Katsuyama), together with some other rare finds: 鳳凰美田 ‘Phoenix’ … Continue reading

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OMAKASE | 那霸 (Naha)

Originally labeled as a Okinawan restaurant, the place is becoming more and more like a kappou place featuring seasonal dishes to me, and Chef ‘Lum’ always managed to bring out some nice little surprises. Going back for an early spring … Continue reading

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OMAKASE | 銀座いわ (Ginza Iwa)

Iwa-san back in town and we rallied the troops with high expectations to repeat last month’s feast. Certainly no easy task as he ended up serving 11 of us at the counter all at once. Happy to say that the high … Continue reading

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