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Top 10 Favourites at Genji Japanese Restaurant, Hilton Petaling Jaya

5* hotel authentic Japanese cuisine at its best!

*Bonus: scroll down to see how to get 25% off!

Serving aficionados of Japanese cuisine since 1988, Genji Japanese Restaurant at Hilton Petaling Jaya has carved a reputation for its consistent quality of food with a myriad of country-style Japanese cuisine of seasonal delicacies, ideal for social dining with family and friends, and work-dining with business associates.

After its recent renovation, the restaurant boasts a spacious and comfortable dining area, complemented by an interesting collection of Japanese objects d’art. The layout of the dining room at Genji focuses on providing extra privacy for diners through the creation of separate sections. Sections in the restaurant include the sushi bar, main restaurant, two spacious teppanyaki counters and five private dining rooms and one ‘tatami’ style dining room.

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Genji Japanese Restaurant is modeled after a modern Japanese country restaurant and can accommodate 148 diners.

Genji Japanese Restaurant is led by Head Chef, Chef Richard Teoh who was trained by the masters of Japanese food in Tokyo and Osaka. Armed with 27 years of experience in Genji, he is committed to bringing the most creative Japanese dining experience to diners. Chef Richard focuses his talents on “traditional modern” cuisine, capturing distinct Japanese ingredients crafted with the best of modern Japanese techniques. Chef Richard and his team have won the prestigious Malaysian Tatler Best Restaurant award for five consecutive years from 2010 – 2014.

When in Genji, do as the regulars do, aim for the TOP 10 Favourites of the regulars which are also the top pick of Chef Richard Teoh. Start with the refreshing and delicious California Salad (RM 41). This salad in the deconstructed version of the famed California Roll – Garden greens with salmon, tuna, avocado, thinly sliced, deep fried crab sticks as garnish and flying fish roe finished with a tangy-spicy wasabi mayo dressing.

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California Salad (RM 41)

To warm you up, try the Buri Miso (RM 33). Yellow tail fish head in Miso soup is not only delicious but also an healthy option as Miso Helps maintain nutritional balance – full of nutrients, beneficial bacteria, protein, vitamin B12, vitamin B2, vitamin E, vitamin K, and essential  dietary fiber.

Diners can enjoy great choices of air-flown freshly-prepared Sushi and Sashimi items by ordering the Sashimi Moriawase HaneAssortment of Raw Sliced Fish fillets (RM 233). Regulars prefer the salmon, tuna, kampachi and Seabream platter for its various taste and texture.

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Sashimi Moriwase Hane (RM 233)

Do not miss out on the Jumbo Ebi Ura Maki (RM 76), a reversed hand roll with tiger prawn tempura, caviar, salad and cucumber. Succulent jumbo tiger prawn deep fried to perfection with airy tempura batter that makes it crispy on the outside and soft and juicy in the inside. A must try indeed!

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Jumbo Ebi Ura Maki (RM 76)

One of the most sort-after dish in Genji’s ala-carte menu is the Kaki Chili Mayo (RM17 per piece). Enjoy the baked fresh oyster with spicy mayo with a localized kick as Chef Richard’s special ingredient in the mayo sauce is the green cili padi (local bird’s eye chili). For those who are not a big fan of oysters, try the Ebi Chili Mayo (RM 70), baked jumbo tiger prawn with spicy mayo sauce.

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Kaki Chili Mayo (RM17 per piece)

As for a hearty main dish, enjoy the Trio Combo (RM 140). A Combination of rolled salmon, tuna & sea bass sashimi avocado, grilled cod with salt on potato salad &baked tiger prawn with spicy mayo on garlic fried rice. Diners at Genji also prefer the Gindara (RM 82) as their main course. Gindara is a grilled black cod dish served with salt or teriyaki sauce that is both light and healthy as lunch or dinner option.

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Gindara (RM 82)

Teppanyaki dishes featuring ingredients like seafood, meat and vegetables which are eaten with accompanying sauce is a popular Japanese cuisine. One of the best selling Teppanyaki dish is the Tenderloin Teppanyaki (RM84). Cooked with creamy garlic- butter sauce, the dish is renowned for its juicy, smoky taste as well as its premium tenderloin cut that is a winner among beef-lovers.

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Tenderloin Teppanyaki (RM84)

Complete your dining experience with a sweet note. Hot or cold, Genji’s desserts can turn any dinner date into a memorable event. Combining the hot & cold in one plate is a show stopper in Genji. Chef Richard’s creation, the Banana Spring Roll (RM33) is a perfect marriage between crispy-crunchy exterior and soft & velvety centre filled with banana and red bean paste. The banana spring roll is served with a soft, creamy and rich green tea ice-cream.

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Banana Spring Roll (RM33)

Genji Japanese Restaurant is open daily from 12.00noon – 2.30pm for lunch, and 6.30pm – 10.30pm for dinner. Enjoy a scrumptious Weekend Japanese Buffet on Saturday, priced at RM 139 nett per adult from 8:00pm – 10.30pm. Come and dine between 6:00pm – 7:45pm to enjoy the early bird special price at RM127 nett per adult. Buffet lunch is also available on Sundays from 11.30am – 2.30pm at RM 139 nett per adult. Children of 5-11 years old eat at half price.

Currently Genji Japanese Restaurant is running a promotion, diners will get a 25% off on total bill with a minimum order of a Signature Dish. Diners are required to make a reservation via TABLEAPP to enjoy this promotion. This promotion is valid until 13th August 2017. To make a reservation, please click here




5 Restaurants to Treat Your Superhero Dad This Father’s Day 2017

5 Restaurants to Treat Your Superhero Dad This Father’s Day 2017

Be it a sumptuous buffet or set menu, make it a feast to all our Superdad!

Father’s Day Buffet Brunch at El Cerdo, Changkat Bukit Bintang

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Celebrate Father’s Day with unlimited pork dishes and pair it with free flow Cava, red/white wines and beers at El Cerdo’s Sunday Buffet Brunch! In addition, on this special day, brunch diners can bring home a free miniature whisky and photo memento! What’s cooler and better? Fathers eat for free! Hurry up! Seats are limited. Available on 18th June. Buffet price from RM108++ per person.

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Father’s Day Buffet Lunch at Genji Japanese Restaurant, Hilton Petaling Jaya

5 Restaurants to Treat Your Superhero Dad This Father’s Day 2017_Genji Japanese Restaurant

If your dad fancies authentic Japanese cuisine, celebrate your hero at Genji Japanese Restaurant, one of the top 10 Japanese restaurants in Petaling Jaya. The restaurant has several sections including a sushi bar, main dining space, two teppanyaki counters and six private dining rooms. On this Father’s Day, join their Father & Child Sushi making contest to win dining voucher worth RM150! Available on 18th June, 11:30am to 2:30pm. Buffet price is RM175 nett  per adult, RM85 nett per child.

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Spanish ‘Daddy Big Brunch’ at all La Bodega outlets

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Come celebrate daddy's day out with La Bodega’s special-curated "Daddy Big Brunch" that will surely delight all the big boys out there. Stand a chance to pamper your dad by winning an exclusive treatment voucher from Sothys, alongside a City Golf simulator voucher to soothe his swinging wishes. Available at all La Bodega outlets on the 17th and 18th June, 8am to 3pm.

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Parents’ Day Set Menu at Grand Imperial Restaurant USJ 19

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Enjoy a sumptuous 9-course feast of Chinese Cantonese delights at Grand Imperial Restaurant USJ 19 outlet till 30th June. Starting from RM688++ (5-6 pax) and RM988++ (8-10 pax), there are 3 different Parents’ Day special set menus for you to choose from, dishes including Steamed Dragon Grouper in Hong Kong style, Braised Whole Pork Shank with Mushroom, Braised Sliced 7 Head Abalone, and more!

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Father’s Day Buffet Hi-Tea at Cinnamon Coffee House, One World Hotel

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Head over to One World Hotel in Petaling Jaya for a Father’s Day hi-tea with a scrumptious spread of international and local delights that will certainly make the man of the house feel like a king. Indulge in delights including Basil and Mushroom Soup, Lamb Sausage with Potato Puree and Sweet Onion Sauce, Stewed Creamy Chicken, Sea Bass Fillet with Béarnaise Sauce, and more! Available on 18th June, 12pm to 4pm. Hi-tea price is RM118 nett per adult, RM59 nett per child.

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Thank you, Dad.



5 Best Restaurants for Great Quality Shabu-Shabu

5 Best Restaurants for Great Quality Shabu-Shabu in Kuala Lumpur

Shabu-shabu is a perfect option for a delicious and uniquely Japanese meal with a fun, social element to it, easy to make and even easier to eat.

Originated in Osaka during the 1950s, this mysteriously-named dish, Shabu-Shabu is a popular style of nabemono, or Japanese hot pot, featuring paper-thin slices of tender meat and fresh vegetables cooked together in a large open pot. The best thing about shabu-shabu is that the ingredients can be customized to one’s own taste and preferences, from a decadent meal of A5-ranked wagyu beef to a healthy vegetarian spread full of fresh produce.



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Iketeru at Hilton Kuala Lumpur is helmed by the affable Japanese Executive Chef Ricky Kamiishi. Using only quality produce and ingredients, Iketeru’s shabu-shabu set comes with beef strip, vegetable platter, edamame, California Maki, fruits and three choices of soup. Experience this group-dining-friendly shabu-shabu set on weekends, available from noon to 2:30pm at only RM188 nett for 2 – 4 persons. Diners who order shabu-shabu set will get their parking fees waived.

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Sou Omakase Dining

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Quietly tucked at the ground floor of The Gardens Mall, Sou Omakase Dining offers great quality Japanese cuisine which captures hearts of many including former prime minister of Malaysia, Tun Dr Mahathir. The restaurant changes its menu seasonally. The latest menus feature 2 types of shabu-shabu courses which the Japanese Snow Crab and Wagyu Beef are respectively the highlights. Both 8-course shabu-shabu set courses are available at RM280 per set during dinner service only.

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Ishin Japanese Dining

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Ishin Japanese Dining along Old Klang Road is a Japanese restaurant serving genuine Japanese and Kaiseki style cuisines that are cooked to order. The chef team prepares the meals freshly using ingredient imported from Japan's famous Tsukiji Market with the finest ingredients of the season. At Ishin, shabu-shabu lovers will find their love in Vegetable and Beef in Clear Dashi Based Soup (Australian Beef).

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Genji Japanese Restaurant

5 Best Restaurants for Great Quality Shabu-Shabu_Genji Japanese Restaurant

Known as one of the top Japanese restaurants in Petaling Jaya, Genji Japanese Restaurant at Hilton Petaling Jaya is a modern Japanese restaurant, with several sections such as a sushi bar, main restaurant, two teppanyaki counters, and six private dining rooms which focuses on providing extra privacy for diners. The Shabu-Shabu dish offered by Genji comes with slices of high quality Wagyu beef which definitely melt your hearts. From now till 23rd April 2017, diners who make a reservation via TABLEAPP are entitled a 20% off on food.

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Kofuku Japanese Cuisine

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Located at Seri Pacific Hotel, the MIGF Award winning restaurant, Kofuku Japanese Cuisine delights its guests with its wide array of Japanese cuisine including this Shabu-Shabu that features  200g of slices of thin cut beef and vegetables boiled in kombu (kelp) based soup. Kombu are used in soups to nutritionally and flavourfully enrich the soup base. What’s better? Diners who make a reservation via TABLEAPP are entitled a 20% off on total bills!

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