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Omakase: 3 Things You Need To Know Before Trying It

What is Omakase?

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A decadent dining experience relishing and admiring Insta-worthy delights has become a norm and one could hardly resist dining out just to enjoy such eye-pleasing and palate-titillating experience. However, if you are seeking a more soul-satisfying and unique gastronomic dining experience to delight all the senses, Omakase dining would definitely be worth trying.

If you are wondering what is “omakase”, it is actually a Japanese word that simply translates to “I will leave it to you”, in this case the chef will be in charge.

Why try omakase you ask? You will be surprised that not knowing what you are eating actually heightens your senses of taste and smell! Just close your eyes and savour the complex flavours and texture of each and every dish served.

3 Things You Need To Know Before Trying It

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Credit: Kampachi

1. Seated facing the chef

Unlike other restaurants, diners will be seated at the sushi bar and will be able to interact directly with the chef. Omakase dining allows the chef to personalize your dining experience, hence there will be no more than 10 guests per dining session. This way, the chef can make sure each diner is given the appropriate attention and best service.

2. There will be no menu

Don’t even bother asking for the menu because you won’t be getting it. The whole idea of omakase is letting the chef decide what to be served, this way the chef can flex their culinary creativity. So, simply relax and enjoy the show!

3. Expect more attention from the chef

Ever wondered what is the chef’s inspiration behind a dish? In omakase dining, you are most welcome to ask the chef. Besides, diners might even be surprised by how much attention they will be getting from the chef. Expect small talks, dish explanation and also at time, a little instruction on how the dish should be enjoyed.

Here is a fun fact: If you notice a thick wooden ‘Geta’ plate in front of you, don’t move it! That is where the chef put your sushi.

Omakase Dining in Klang Valley

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Credit: Ishin Japanese Dining.

Undecided on what to eat or feeling a little adventurous? Well, omakase is always a great option and if you don’t know where to have it, we have got your back! Here is our hand-picked list of restaurants that offer great omakase dining that you should not forgo!

1. Nobu KL

Location: Level 56, Menara 3 Petronas, Persiaran KLCC, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur. 

>> Click here to book a table at Nobu KL

 

2. Sushi Azabu

Location: ISETAN The Japan Store, LOT 10, No. 50, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur.

 

>> Click here to book a table at Sushi Azabu

 

 

3. Kampachi EQ, Kampachi Plaza33 or Kampachi Pavilion

 

>> Click here to book a table at Kampachi

 

 

4. Ishin Japanese Dining

Location: No. 202, Persiaran Klang, Batu 3 3/4, Off Jalan Klang Lama, 58000 Kuala Lumpur.

 

>> Click here to book a table at Ishin Japanese Dining

5. Sou Omakase Dining

Location: G247, Ground Floor, The Gardens Mall, Mid Valley City, Lingkaran Syed Putra, 59200 Kuala Lumpur.

 

>> Click here to book a table at Sou Omakase Dining

 

 

6. Iketeru @ Hilton KL

Location: Level 8, Hilton Kuala Lumpur, 3, Jalan Stesen Sentral, 50470 Kuala Lumpur.

 

>> Click here to book a table at Iketeru @ Hilton KL

 

 

7. Uroko Japanese Cuisine

Location: 2nd Floor, 22-A-1, Jalan 17/54, 46400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

 

>> Click here to book a table at Uroko Japanese Cuisine

 

 

8. Hanaya @ Grand Millennium

Location: Lobby Floor, Grand Millennium Kuala Lumpur, 160, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.

 

>> Click here to book a table at Hanaya @ Grand Millennium

 

Top Restaurants in Klang Valley with Special Treats For Father’s Day 2019!

Being a Dad is not as easy as it seems! Not only is he a superhero in real life that will always be there to protect you and keep you safe, but Dad also gives you a helping hand when you need and guides you to be a better self with his wise words. This Father’s Day, give your superman a little break and pamper him to the greatest feast because he deserves all the best! Check out our hand-picked list of top restaurants in Klang Valley that would be your perfect spot for Father’s Day celebration!

 

1/ Treat Your Dad To Sumptuous Ibérico Delights and Get 20% Off On The Ribs at El Ibérico Pavilion

View El Iberico's Father's Day Special

If your super Dad is an avid fan of porcine dishes, he would be delighted with a treat featuring the highly sought-after Ibérico “Black Pig” Pork at El Ibérico! Fully imported from the Iberian Peninsula in Spain, the superb high-quality meat is packed with unique flavors that one could hardly resist. Don’t miss out the special Ibérico Ribs which are marinated 24 hours with fine ingredients and the great news is all Dads will get 20% off on the ribs!

Time: 16th June 2019
Location: Level 4, Lot C4.05.01, Pavilion, 168, Jalan Bukit Bintang, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.

 


2/ A Complimentary A5 Kagoshima Wagyu For Your Superhero at Babe! 

View Babe's Father's Day Menu

Want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city center and indulge your Dad in something unique for this Father’s Day? You won’t want to forgo a dining experience filled with whimsy and wonderment at Babe! Featuring modern Japanese tapas, the restaurant offers a menu that reflects a refined repertoire in Japanese cuisine, Spanish tapas and food science with most of the produce grown at the in-house rooftop garden. A unique gift for Fathers on this special occasion – all Dads enjoy an A5 Kagoshima Wagyu dish (T&Cs apply)!

Time: 16th June 2019
Location
: 11th Floor, Work @ Clearwater, Jalan Changkat Semantan, Damansara Heights, 50490 Kuala Lumpur.

 


3/ Special Spanish Delights and Free Beer For Dads at Tapas Club Pavilion

View Father's Day Promos at Tapas Club Pavilion

How about pampering Dad to the classic richness of Spanish flavors at Tapas Club Pavilion? Well-known for its authentic Spanish tapas, heirloom fresh produce and home-like recipes with most of the produce sourced locally, Tapas Club would be your perfect destination on this Father’s Day! The restaurant has prepared 2 exclusive treats featuring Pork Knuckle and Roast Spring Chicken only for this special occasion. What’s more? Dads can enjoy free beer (T&Cs apply)!

Time: 15th & 16th June 2019
Location: Lot 07.01.01, Level 7, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur. 168, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Tapas Club Pavilion

 

4/ An Exquisite 3-Course Degustation Menu at Horizon Grill @ Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur

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What would be better than letting your great man revel in the breath-taking views of the cityscape of Kuala Lumpur from the 58th floor while exciting the taste buds with a gourmet dinner curated by the top chefs? Show your appreciation by bringing Dad to Horizon Grill @ Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur for a delicious 3-course degustation menu of dishes featuring premium ingredients. 

Time: 10th – 16th June 2019
Price
: RM238 nett per person / Add on RM108 nett per person for wine pairing and 25% off on selected beverages menu.
Location: Level 58, 2 Jalan Conlay, 50450 Kuala Lumpur.

 
 

5/ Have a Memorable Father’s Day Feast Lunch with Your Greatest Man at Saint Pierre Kuala Lumpur

View Father's Day Menu at Saint Pierre KL

Situated within the sophisticated settings of the swanky new W Hotel, Saint Pierre Kuala Lumpur’s chic interior offers an ambiance that radiates style and comfort. The modern French 70-seater dining haven is helmed by top chefs who showcase their Michelin-starred cuisine and unparalleled cooking skills on every dish. What to expect on this Father’s Day? Feast on the Freshly Shucked Oysters Special de Geay accompanied by the quintessential shallot vinaigrette and lemon, 48-hour Slow Roasted Beef Striploin, Roasted Rack of Lamb with Roasted Bone Marrow and a choice of Chocolate and Whisky or Coffee and Cream

Time: 16th June 2019
Price: RM228++ per person
Location: Level 8, W Kuala Lumpur, 121 Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur

>> Click here to book a table at Saint Pierre Kuala Lumpur

 

6/ Father’s Day European Specials at Graze @ Hilton Kuala Lumpur

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If your Dad loves European delicacies with the finest cuts of meat and seasonal produce, don’t miss out this opportunity to gratify his palate with a 4-course set menu at Graze @ Hilton Kuala Lumpur! Enjoy a wide array of hot and cold starters, fine selections of succulent meat and a variety of sweet bites. With classic dishes that deliver bold and robust flavors, this special treat would be something your Dad would ask for! Better yet, stand a chance to win interesting prizes during the lucky draw session.

Time: 16th June 2019
Location: Level 5, Mezzanine Floor, Hilton Kuala Lumpur, 3, Jalan Stesen Sentral, 50470 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Graze @ Hilton Kuala Lumpur

 

7/ Special Delights and Free Oysters for Dads at Southern Rock Seafood 

View Father's Day at Southern Rock Seafood

Well-known for its high-quality imported seafood, Southern Rock Seafood is definitely the place to be for any seafood lovers. Come to the restaurant on this special day to treat your Dad to sumptuous Brunch specials along with Seafood on the Barbie, Mussels, Prawns Platters, Whole Fish and more while being entertained by live music performed by Klang River Band! Dads will get free 3 oysters as well!

Time: 16th June 2019
Location: 34, Jalan Kemuja, Off Jalan Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Southern Rock Seafood

 

8/ Father’s Day Special Set Menu at Ishin Japanese Dining

View Father's Day Menu at Ishin Japanese Dining
A treat at the multi-award winning restaurant Ishin Japanese Dining would be perfect if your Dad is into Japanese cuisine! For this special occasion, the restaurant offers a 5-course set menu with lip-smacking delights which will sure to satiate his craving! Indulge in Steamed Snow Crab Chawanmushi, Hokkaido Uni, Tepanyaki or Nabemono Lobster Butter Yaki with Peas Sprout and more incredible treats! 

Time: 16th June 2019
Price: RM158++ per person
Location: No. 202, Persiaran Klang, Batu 3 3/4, Off Jalan Klang Lama, 58000 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Ishin Japanese Restaurant

 

9/ Special Father’s Day Feast For Your Unique Celebration at PLOY! 

View Father's Day Menu at PLOY
How about titillating your Dad’s taste buds with Modern Asian cuisine embracing Asian spices in not-so-Asian dishes? On this unique occasion, the restaurant has curated 2 set menus featuring exquisite delights! Enjoy dishes such as Forbidden Salad, Para Para Sakura, Black Rice, Wagyu Emperor Mantao, Japanese Curry Katsu and other delectable specialties that will ensure a memorable gathering. 

Time: 10th – 16th June 2019
Price: RM288++ for 4 persons / RM499++ for 8 – 10 persons.
Location: G-02, Ground floor, Work@Clearwater, Changkat Semantan, Off Jalan Semantan, Damansara Heights, 50490 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at PLOY

 

10/ Free Flow of Beer and Gift Worth RM464 per Set for Fathers at The Steakhouse 

View Father's Day Gifts at The Steakhouse and The Rum Bar KL

The 40-seater steak joint along Changkat Bukit Bintang has been a go-to place for any steak lovers who love to indulge in  Josper Charcoal-Grilled Pure Angus Beef, fine choices of steak cuts and other all-time favorite Western classics. What’s more to expect? Celebrate Father’s Day at the restaurant and your Dad will have a free flow of beer and a complimentary gift worth RM464 per set! 

Time: 15th – 16th June 2019
Location: 48, Changkat Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at The Steakhouse


Have the best celebration with your beloved Dad and stay tuned for more unique news from TABLEAPP!

 

 

Click to view the TABLEAPP ELITE Review of Ishin Japanese Dining Signature Dishes

Revel In 3 Brand New Signature Dishes at Ishin Japanese Dining @ Jalan Klang Lama

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Psst…did you know? Ishin Japanese Dining is offering brand new signature dishes for TABLEAPP ELITE members! Yes, you heard it right! For your information, TABLEAPP ELITE is a membership in which members can redeem free signature dishes when dining out at participating restaurants.

Filled with joy and excitement of the news, I reminisce about the last time I visited Ishin when the signature dishes blew my mind! At that instance, I invited two of my colleagues and we immediately headed to Ishin for our lunch.

Upon arrival, we quickly got a parking slot right in front of the restaurant, may I add, finding a parking spot here is a breeze as free valet parking is provided by the restaurant! For us, this is definitely a plus as finding a parking nowadays is a fuss especially during lunch hour.

Click to view Ishin's Digital Menu

As we walked in, the staff readily held the door open to welcome us, and we couldn’t help but melted a little inside by the warm welcome! After being seated by the staff, we were each presented with a tab displaying their digital menu.

A few minutes went by and to our surprise, none of the ELITE signature dishes were on the menu! Oh no! We extended our concern to the manager and he clarified that the signature dishes we were looking for are actually off-menu dishes. Wow, it means these signature dishes are specially curated by the chef only for ELITE members!

1. Hokkaido Uni Chawan Mushi

Click to view Ishin's Signature Hokkaido Uni Chawan Mushi.

After ordering our dishes, we waited patiently while chatting away, and it didn’t take long before the first dish was served. Placed in front of us was the Hokkaido Uni Chawan Mushi presented in an aesthetically appealing ceramic cup that came with a lid.

For us, the lid actually added an element of surprise because one of the joys of eating Chawan Mushi is discovering the “treasures” hidden in the custard. And it did not disappoint us at all! This little cup of warm deliciousness is topped with premium quality Hokkaido Uni which adds a creamy and rich flavor to the already silky smooth egg custard.

Click to view Ishin's Signature Hokkaido Uni Chawan Mushi.

Scoop a little deeper and you will unveil many ingredients such as mushrooms, Narutomaki (a type of cured fish surimi) which is imported from Japan, diced chicken, ginkgo nut and prawn. Overall, this dish was great as an appetizer and it really amazed us by how well the uni and egg complemented each other.

>> View this Hokkaido Uni Chawan Mushi

2. Bluefin Tuna Sashimi (Akami)

Click to view Ishin's Signature Bluefin Tuna Sashimi.

As we were finishing our appetizer, the highlight of our lunch arrived – Ishin’s signature Bluefin Tuna Sashimi beautifully presented atop crystal-like crushed ice. There were five glistening pieces of tuna which were a mouthful but in a good way.

Just like how it should be savoured, we added a little dab of wasabi to go with the Akami before enjoying it in one wholesome bite. I must say the zesty wasabi really brings out the best of the tender Akami, and how we wish there were more! So far this is one of our favourite dishes.

Click to view Ishin's Signature Bluefin Tuna Sashimi.

Apart from that, this dish really got us excited because it has an igloo which was embellished with contrasting flowers! If you are someone who loves taking food pictures, this dish is a mustorder!

>> View this Bluefin Tuna Sashimi

3. Kami Nabe Soup

Click to view Ishin's Signature Kami Nabe Soup.

Here comes the last dish which, in my opinion, is very luxurious indeed. Why? It felt like we were being pampered with all the gifts of the sea, from Hokkaido king crab, tiger prawn to scallops, this soup is worth every penny!

In case you don’t know, in Japanese, “Kami” means “Paper” and “Nabe” means “Pot” and essentially you will be served a paper pot with fire literally burning beneath. What!? Don’t worry, we were shocked too but upon asking the manager, we found out it’s actually common in Japanese cooking.

Click to view Ishin's Signature Kami Nabe Soup.

Let’s talk about the soup! Every sip is filled with mind-blowing seafood goodness, it’s no surprise though, judging from the ingredients used. Not to mention the crab meat and the prawn were so succulent and fresh that all were gone in a blink of an eye!

While finishing our last dish, at the back of my mind I was thinking if anyone were to ask me where to go for good Japanese dishes, I will point them in Ishin’s direction!

 >> View this Kami Nabe Soup

TABLEAPP ELITE Members can redeem these 3 dishes for free. Learn more about TABLEAPP ELITE Membership here.

Ishin Japanese Dining @ Jalan Klang Lama

LocationNo. 202, Persiaran Klang, Batu 3 3/4, Off Jalan Klang Lama, 58000 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Ishin

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[Apr 1 – 7] What’s New This Week

APR. 01 – 07 , 2019

What’s New This Week

What’s better than embarking on a new week with extraordinary dining news and promotions? Revel in our hand-picked list of the dining news of the week you would not want to miss out! 

Dining News and Promotions

Unlimited Ibérico Pork Promo
Fei Fan Hot Pot, Subang Jaya

Great news for pork aficionados! Can’t have enough of your favorite highly sought-after Ibérico Pork? Luxuriate in the flavorful Hong Kong hotpot here and grab Unlimited Refillable Ibérico Pork Slices and Homemade Ibérico Balls only by adding RM20++! 

Sakura Seasonal Promo
Ishin Japanese Dining, Off Jalan Klang Lama

Don’t miss out this amazing opportunity to delight your taste buds with sakura-inspired dishes featuring imported sakura from Japan such as Sakura Negi Toro Sushi, Sakura Cold Soba, Sakura Flavor Rain Drop Cake and many more! Only available until May! 

Salmon Promo
Yamaguchi Fish Market, Kampung Pandan

A big fan of salmon delights? It’s your chance now! Indulge in the fresh catches in town at the restaurant while savoring high-quality salmon air-flown from Japan!  Don’t forget to grab a 30% off on every second salmon dish you order! 

New Set Menu
Wondermama, One Utama Shopping Mall

What’s better than enjoying new sumptuous dishes at affordable price? Head to Wondermama to savor the latest set meals featuring Asian fusion dishes like “Sabar” Saba Fish Pestu Pasta, Golden Salted Egg Fried Rice, Nasi Lemak Biru and other delicacies only from RM13.9 onwards! 

Group Dining Promo
Truly Wine, The Starling Mall

Searching for a laid-back dining spot for your gathering? Look no further than Truly Wine with their new Super Value Group Dining Package! Tuck into a variety of choices including Soup, Pizza, Pasta, Meat, Salad and Beer only at RM50 per person! The more the merrier! 

New Menu
Beast by BIG, Damansara Heights

Usher into the new week with a brand new seasonal menu from Beast by BIG with meticulously curated dishes such as Bafun Uni Toast, Burrata Pizza, the perenial signature Japanese A3 Wagyu Tenderloin Katsu Sando along with other eye-pleasing and mouth-watering dishes! 

Events

[Apr 6] A Taste of Spain
Tapas Club, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur

Buckle up and head to Tapas Club Pavilion for a sophisticated buffet offering a plethora of exquisite delicacies with the richest of classic Spanish flavors from the Iberian Peninsula while being serenaded by Live Spanish music. From 12pm to 4pm only at RM80 nett per person. 

[Apr 7] High On Sugar
THIRTY8, Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur 

Calling for chocolate lovers! Anticipate an eye-opening experience with interactive live stations and chef in attendance. Get ready to relish a chocolate tasting counter with local & imported chocolate, freshly baked brownies and a menu of 40 chocolate-inspired recipes with free flow of tea, coffee, hot chocolate & smoothies. Only at RM160 nett per adult; RM80 nett per child. 

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Wagyu Hunt: Top Restaurants That Serve Wagyu Dishes in Klang Valley!

Longing for the melt-in-the-mouth Wagyu beef yet don’t know where to get one? You have come to the right place! Dig in our comprehensive list of the top restaurants in Klang Valley that serve Wagyu dishes! 

 

1/ Sushi Azabu

Click here to view Sushi Wagyu at Sushi Azabu

Opening HoursTue – Sun: 12:00pm – 3:00pm, 6:00pm – 11:00pm. Closed on Mondays
LocationISETAN The Japan Store, LOT 10, No. 50, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Sushi Azabu

2/ Babe 

Click here to view Wagyu beef at Babe

Opening HoursTue – Sun: 6:00pm – 11:00pm. Closed on Mondays
Location11th Floor, Work @ Clearwater, Jalan Changkat Semantan, Damansara Heights, 50490 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Babe

3/ Nobu Kuala Lumpur

Click here to view Wagyu Beef at Nobu Kuala Lumpur

Opening Hours: Lunch: Mon – Fri: 12:00pm – 2:00pm; Hi-Tea: Sat & Sun: 1:00pm – 4:00pm; Dinner Daily: 6:00pm – 10:30pm
Location: Level 56, Menara 3 Petronas, Persiaran KLCC, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Nobu Kuala Lumpur

4/ Iketeru, Chambers Bar & Chambers Grill @ Hilton Kuala Lumpur 

Click here to view Wagyu at Hilton Kuala Lumpur

Iketeru
Opening HoursDaily: 12:00pm – 2:30pm, 6:30pm – 10:30pm
Location: Level 8, Hilton Kuala Lumpur, 3, Jalan Stesen Sentral, 50470 Kuala Lumpur.

Chambers Grill
Opening HoursMon – Fri: 12:00pm – 2:30pm, 6:30pm – 10:30pm; Sat & Sun: 6:30pm – 10:30pm (Close for lunch)
Location: Lobby Level, Hilton Kuala Lumpur, 3, Jalan Stesen Sentral, 50470 Kuala Lumpur.
>> Click here to book a table at Chambers Grill at Hilton Kuala Lumpur

Chambers Bar
Opening Hours: Sun – Thu: 10:00am – 1:00am
Fri & Sat: 10:00am – 2:00am
Location: Lobby Level, Hilton Kuala Lumpur, 3, Jalan Stesen Sentral, 50470 Kuala Lumpur.
>> Click here to book a table at Chambers Bar at Hilton Kuala Lumpur

5/ Horizon Grill @ Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur

Click here to view Wagyu Beef at Horizon Grill

Opening Hours: Daily: 12:00pm – 3:00pm, 6:30pm – 10:30pm
Location: Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur, Level 58, 2 Jalan Conlay, 50450 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Horizon Grill at Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur

6/ Ishin Japanese Dining

Click here to view Wagyu beef at Ishin Japanese Dining

Opening Hours: Daily: 12:00pm – 3:00pm, 6:00pm – 11:00pm
Location: No. 202, Persiaran Klang, Batu 3 3/4, Off Jalan Klang Lama, 58000 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Ishin Japanese Dining

7/ PAMPAS Group 

Click here to view Wagyu Beef at PAMPAS Steakhouse

PAMPAS Steakhouse at Old Malaya
Opening Hours: Daily: 5:00pm – 1:00am

Location: 66 – 68, Jalan Raja Chulan, 50200 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at PAMPAS Steakhouse at Old Malaya

PAMPAS Reserve 
Opening Hours: Mon – Fri: 12:00pm – 3:00pm; Daily: 5:00pm – 11:00pm. Closed on Sunday
Location: G01, Suasana Bukit Ceylon, 2, Persiaran Raja Chulan, 50200 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at PAMPAS Reserve

PAMPAS Boutique Steakhouse
Opening Hours: Mon – Fri: 3:00pm – 11:30pm; Sat & Sun: 12:00pm – 11:30pm
Location: A4-1-07, Publika, Solaris Dutamas, No.1, Jalan Dutamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur.
>> Click here to book a table at PAMPAS Boutique Steakhouse

8/  Hanaya Japanese Dining 

Click here to view Wagyu Beef at Hanaya Japanese Dining

Opening Hours: Mon – Sun: 11:30am – 2:30pm, 6:00pm – 10:30pm
Location: Lobby Floor, Grand Millennium Kuala Lumpur, 160, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Hanaya Japanese Dining

9/ Soleil

Opening Hours: Daily: 11:30am – 3:00pm, 6:00pm – 10:30pm
LocationLot 7 & 8, 2nd Floor, DC Mall, Plaza DC, Damansara City, 6, Jalan Damanlena, 50490 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Soleil

10/ La Cucina Mediterranean Kitchen @ Pullman Kuala Lumpur Bangsar

Click here to view Wagyu Beef at La Cucina

Opening Hours: Mon – Sat: 12:00pm – 10:30pm. Closed on Sundays & PH
Location: Pullman Kuala Lumpur Bangsar. No.1, Jalan Pantai Jaya, Tower 3, 59200 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at La Cucina Mediterranean Kitchen at Pullman Kuala Lumpur Bangsar

11/ Mezze Bar & Bistro

Click here to view Wagyu Beef at Mezze Bar & Bistro

Opening Hours: Mon – Thu: 4:00pm – 1:00am; Fri – Sat: 12:00pm – 1:00am. Closed on Sundays
Location132, Jalan Kasah, Medan Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Mezze Bar & Bistro

12/ Opus Bistro

Click here to view Wagyu Beef at Opus Bistro

Opening Hours: Mon – Sat: 12:00pm – 3:00pm, 6:00pm – 12:00am; Sun: 6:00pm – 12:00am
Location: 67, Jalan Bangkung, Bukit Bandaraya, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Opus Bistro

13/ Lucky Bo 

Click here to view Wagyu Beef at Lucky Bo

Opening Hours: Daily: 11:00am – 11:00pm
Location: 65, Jalan Bangkung, Bukit Bandaraya, Bangsar, 59100 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Lucky Bo

14/ YG Republique

Click here to view Wagyu Beef at YG Republique

Opening Hours3Geori Butcher’s: Daily: 12:00pm – 3:00pm, 6:00pm – 2:00am; K-Pub: Daily: 6:00pm – 3:00am
LocationHG-01 & HG-02 Hive, TREC, 436, Jalan Tun Razak, 50450 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at YG Republique

15/ Kampachi Plaza 33

Click here to view Wagyu Beef at Kampachi Plaza 33

Opening HoursDaily: 12:00pm – 3:00pm, 6:00pm – 10:00pm; Sat, Sun & PH Buffet: 12:00pm – 2:30pm
LocationP1-02, Level 1, Podium, Plaza 33, No. 1, Jalan Kemajuan, Seksyen 13, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

>> Click here to book a table at Kampachi Plaza 33

16/ Manja 

Click here to view Wagyu Beef at Manja

Opening HoursTue – Sun: 12:00pm – 2:00am. Closed on Monday
Location6, Lorong Raja Chulan, 50250 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Manja

17/ Kikubari 

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Opening HoursMon – Sat: 6:30pm – 10:30pm. Closed on Sundays
LocationL3-01A, DC Mall, Plaza DC, Damansara City, 6, Jalan Damanlela, 50490 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Kikubari

18/ CÉ LA VI

Click here to view Wagyu Beef at CE LA VI

Opening HoursRestaurant: Lunch: 12:00pm – 3:00pm; Dinner: 6:00pm – 11:00pm. Lounge: Daily: 12:00pm – 1:00am
LocationLevel 37, Sky Dining, Ilham Tower, No. 8, Jalan Binjai, 50450 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at CÉ LA VI

19/ Ebisu @  Pavilion Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Click here to view Wagyu Beef at Ebisu

Opening HoursDaily: 12:00pm – 3:00pm, 6:30pm – 11:00pm
LocationLevel 8, Pavilion Hotel Kuala Lumpur, 170, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Ebisu at Pavilion Hotel Kuala Lumpur

20/ Signature at The Roof

Click here to view Wagyu Beef at Signature

Opening HoursDaily: 5:00pm – 1:00am
LocationSky Level, 1 First Avenue, Bandar Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor. 

>> Click here to book a table at Signature at The Roof

21/ Shook!

Click here to view Wagyu Beef at Shook!

Opening HoursDaily: 6:00am – 11:00pm
LocationFeast Village Starhill Gallery at JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur, 181, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Shook!

22/ Way Modern Chinois

Click to view Wagyu Beef at Way Modern Chinois

Opening HoursMon – Fri: 12:00pm – 3:00pm, 6:00pm – 10:30pm; Sat – Sun: 10:00am – 3:00pm, 6:00pm – 11:00pm
LocationG-1, Work@Clearwater, Changkat Semantan, Damansara Heights, 50490 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Way Modern Chinois

23/ Gobo Upstairs Lounge & Grill @ Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Click to view Wagyu Beef at Gobo Upstairs

Opening HoursDaily: 12:00pm – 2:30pm, 6:30pm – 10:30pm
LocationLevel 6, Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Gobo Upstairs Lounge & Grill

24/ Grub by Ahong & Friends 

Click to view Wagyu Beef at Grub by Ahong & Friends

Opening HoursTue – Fri: 6:00pm – 11:00pm; Sat – Sun: 11:00am – 3:00pm, 6:00pm – 11:00pm. Closed on Mondays
Location608, Jalan 17/10, Seksyen 17, 46400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor. 

>> Click here to book a table at Grub by Ahong & Friends

25/ Savini Ristorante Italiano 

Click here to view Wagyu Beef at Savini Ristorante

Opening HoursDaily: 12:00pm – 12:00am
LocationLevel 2, Lot 2-05, The Intermark, 348, Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Savini Ristorante Italiano

26/ PLOY 

Click to view Wagyu Beef at PLOY

Opening HoursMon – Fri:12:00pm – 3:00pm, 6:00pm – 12:00am; Sat: 6:00pm – 12:00am. Closed on Sunday
LocationG-02, Ground floor, Work@Clearwater, Changkat Semantan, Off Jalan Semantan, Damansara Heights, 50490 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at PLOY

27/ Uroko Japanese Cuisine 

Click to view Wagyu Beef at Uroko Japanese Dining

Opening HoursDaily:11:30am – 2:30pm, 6:00pm – 10:30pm
Location2nd Floor, 22-A-1, Jalan 17/54, 46400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

>> Click here to book a table at Uroko Japanese Dining

28/ Cristallo di Luna @ Pacific Regency Hotel Suites

Click to view Wagyu Beef at Cristallo Di Luna

Opening HoursDaily: 6:30pm – 10:30pm 
LocationLevel 34, Pacific Regency Hotel Suites, Jalan Punchak, Off Jalan P. Ramlee, 50250 Kuala Lumpur. 

>> Click here to book a table at Cristallo di Luna

29/ Torii Yakitori & Whikey Bar

Click to view Wagyu Beef at Torii Yakitori & Whiskey Bar

Opening HoursMon – Fri: 11:30am – 2:30pm, 5:00pm till late; Sat & Sun: 5:00pm till late
LocationLot 8-6, Jalan Batai, Damansara Heights, 50490 Kuala Lumpur. 

>> Click here to book a table at Torii Yakitori & Whiskey Bar

30/ The Tokyo Restaurant 

Click to view Wagyu Beef at The Tokyo Restaurant

Opening HoursDaily: 11:00am – 11:00pm
LocationISETAN The Japan Store, LOT 10, No. 50, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at The Tokyo Restaurant

31/ Yakiniku Toraji

Click to view Wagyu Beef at Yakiniku Toraji

Opening HoursDaily: 11:00am – 3:00pm, 6:00pm – 11:00pm
LocationISETAN The Japan Store, LOT 10, No. 50, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur. 

>> Click here to book a table at Yakiniku Toraji

32/ BEAST by BIG 

Click to view Wagyu Beef at BEAST by BIG

Opening HoursMon – Sat: 5:00pm – 12:00am. Closed on Sundays
LocationLot 6-A & 6-1A, First Floor, Jalan Batai, Damansara Heights, 50490 Kuala Lumpur. 

>> Click here to book a table at BEAST by BIG

33/ Tangerine

Click here to view Wagyu Beef at Tangerine

Opening HoursDaily: 6:00pm – 10:30pm
LocationTHE FACE Suites, 1020 Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur. 

>> Click here to book a table at Tangerine

34/ Kofuku Japanese Cuisine @ Seri Pacific Hotel

Click here to view Wagyu Beef at Kofuku

Opening HoursMon – Sat: 12:30pm – 2:30pm, 6:30pm – 10:30pm; Closed: Sun & Public Holiday
LocationLevel 4, Seri Pacific Hotel, Jalan Putra, 50350 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Kofuku Japanese Cuisine

35/ Hemisphere Restaurant & Bar

Click here to view Wagyu Beef at Hemisphere

Opening HoursDaily: 11:00am – 2:00am 
LocationLevel 37, Madison Block, Regalia Residence. No. 2, Jalan Anjung Putra, Off Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50480 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Hemisphere Restaurant & Bar

36/ Sou Omakase Dining 

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Opening HoursDaily: 11:30am – 2:30pm, 6:00pm – 9:30pm
LocationG247, Ground Floor, The Gardens Mall, Mid Valley City, Lingkaran Syed Putra, 59200 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Sou Omakase Dining

 

 

 

Click here to see Unique Yee Sang at Top Restaurants for Chinese New Year 2019

Unique Yee Sang You Definitely Must Try This Chinese New Year 2019

Here comes the time of the year when we are all ready for a gathering or family reunion! Of course, it’s also time for a prosperity toss to good wealth and health! Searching for a unique Yee Sang to celebrate the Year of The Pig with a remarkable and unforgettable “Lo Hei” moment? We have got your back! Here are our hand-picked list of top one-of-a-kind Yee Sang that you would not want to forgo! 

 

1/ Special Jámon Ibérico at ANTE

Click here to view Yee Sang at ANTE

Well-known as one of the best premier pork steak restaurants in town, ANTE continues to wow diners with an exquisite Loh Sang made of the high-quality Spanish cured ham – Jamón Ibérico, for this lunar new year 2019. Fine ingredients are added to accentuate the Loh Sang such as Fried Fermented Tofu Crisp, Dried Lime Slice, Fresh Cut Fruits and more. Sumptuous and rich in flavors, this Loh Sang will promise a tasty and prosperous toss!

ANTE Publika 
Location: 2-G1-09, Publika, Solaris Dutamas, No.1, Jalan Dutamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur.
>> Click here to view ANTE Publika

ANTE 1 Utama
Location: Lot F346, First Floor, Rainforest, New Wing, One Utama Shopping centre. 1, Lebuh Bandar Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
>> Click here to view ANTE 1 Utama

 

 

2/ Delectable Classic Yee Sang with a Fruity Twist at Chynna, Hilton Kuala Lumpur

Click here to view Yee Sang at Chynna, Hilton Kuala Lumpur

What’s better than celebrating Chinese New Year in an ancient regal Chinese dining environment? As a replica of Tang Dynasty Encestral Hall, Chynna is definitely a perfect spot for those who expect theatrics to compliment the highly-raved food. This lunar new year, Chef Lam has added a fruity twist to the classic yee sang for a refreshment to usher in the new year with an abundance of prosperity, success and luck! 

Chynna
Location: Level 5, Hilton Kuala Lumpur, 3, Jalan Stesen Sentral, 50470 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to view Chynna, Hilton Kuala Lumpur

 

3/ Japanese-Styled Golden Prosperity Yee Sang with Premium Seasonal Items at Kampachi

Click here to view Yee Sang at Kampachi

How about celebrating the new year with a Japanese-styled Yee Sang while relishing a vast array of the freshest and most authentic Japanese specialties featuring premium seasonal items?  If you are looking for one, you may not want to forgo Kampachi! Revel in the Golden Prosperity Yee Sang with a choice of Salmon, Kanpachi and Toro. 

Kampachi Pavilion 
Location: Lot 6.09.00, Level 6, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, 168, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.
>> Click here to view Kampachi Pavilion

Kampachi Plaza 33
LocationP1-02, Level 1, Podium, Plaza 33, No. 1, Jalan Kemajuan, Seksyen 13, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
>> Click here to view Kampachi Plaza 33


 

4/ Choices of 6 Types of Special Japanese-Styled Yee Sang at Ishin Japanese Dining

Click here to view Yee Sang menu at Ishin Japanese Restaurant
Prepared to be overwhelmed by choices as there are 6 types of Japanese-styled Yee Sang to pamper your taste buds at Ishin Japanese Dining! A unique chance to relish one-of-a-kind no-color-added Yee Sang featuring Soft Shell Crab, Idako Tempura, Raw Fish, Jelly Fish, Fresh Salmon, Tatami Iwashi and more! Vegetarian Yee Sang is also available with a delectable mix of avocado and different types of vegetables.

Ishin Japanese Dining
Location: No. 202, Persiaran Klang, Batu 3 3/4, Off Jalan Klang Lama, 58000 Kuala Lumpur.
>> Click here to book at table at Ishin Japanese Dining

 

 

5/ Classic Yee Sang with Air-Flown Sashimi from Japan at Kimiya

Click here to view Yee Sang Menu at Kimiya

Celebrate the Year of the Pig to the next level with a classic Yee Sang topped with a selection of air-flown sashimi from Japan!  Savor a bed of crunchy and crispy Yee Sang while delighting your taste buds with a choice of Shiro Maguro (White Tuna), Salmon, Maguro and Kanpachi Sashimi. Bind all ingredients together by putting the restaurant’s plum sauce for a memorable indulgence!  

Kimiya Old Klang Road
Location: G-2, Avantas Residences, 162, Jalan Klang Lama, 58000 Kuala Lumpur.
>> Click here to view Kimiya Old Klang Road

Kimiya Seventeen Mall 
Location: Lot L2-22, Seventeen Mall, Seksyen 17, 40150 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
>> Click here to view Kimiya Seventeen Mall

 

6/ ‘Lou Hei’ Yee Sang Featuring Sake Marinated Salmon at Opium

Click here to view Yee Sang at Opium

One who loves Asian Oriental delights and fantastic cocktails would not resist a chance to usher in the new year at Opium. Don’t miss out their ‘Lou Hei’ Yee Sang which features Sake Marinated Salmon, Assorted Tropical Fruits, Vegetables, Peanuts, Sesame Seeds and Special Plum Sauce. An auspicious dish packed with flavors! 
You might not want to miss out their Zhu Bajie (猪八戒) cocktail which named after one of Sanzang’s famous disciples from the novel Journey to the West only served during this Chinese New Year 2019! 

Opium
Location: 50, Changkat Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur.
>> Click here to view Opium


 

7/ Custom-Made Yee Sang Infused With Thai Flavors at FOOK

Click here to view Yee Sang at FOOK

Not only a perfect place to get away from the hustle and bustle right in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, FOOK is also loved by avid foodies for dishes that excite the palate. Of course, this lunar new year, the restaurant will gratify you and your loved ones with an exquisite Yee Sang custom-made by the head chefs here! Infused with unique Thai flavors and premium ingredients, this Prosperity Yee Sang will ensure a year filled with great wealth! 

FOOK
Location: 19, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur.
>> Click here to make a table reservation at FOOK

 

 

 

Click here to view Sumptuous Sushi and Sashimi at Top Restaurants in Kuala Lumpur

[ELITE Review] Top Restaurants with Sumptuous Sushi & Sashimi in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

1/ Ishin Japanese Dining – Chef Special Sashimi and Sushi Deluxe

Well-known for its genuine Japanese and Kaiseki style cuisines which are cooked-to-order, Ishin Japanese Dining is always a place for an exquisite culinary journey that would drift you back to Japan by its finest ingredients air-flown from the country itself. 

Click Here To View Sushi Deluxe at Ishin Japanese Dining
As posh and luxurious as it sounds, the dish has 8 beautiful pieces of sushi including kikin, tuna, butterfish, salmon roe, sea urchin, sweet prawns, salmon belly and egg sushi. Some sushi were garnished with interesting toppings such as the kikin sushi paired with white radish sprouts which brought a slight hint of pleasant spiciness. A value-for-money delicacy!

TABLEAPP ELITE Member can redeem this dish for free

 

Click here to view Chef's Special Sashimi

If you are looking to whet your appetite with the freshest and finest air-flown seasonal sashimi, this Chef Special Sashimi is what you should go for. Be overwhelmed with cuts of gorgeous pieces of sashimi including Kampachi, Shimaaji, scallop, amaebi, salmon belly and chu-toro, which recline seductively on a bowl of ice. Find yourself kissing the sea with each piece of sashimi and delight your taste buds with its natural sweetness, freshness, and creaminess. Splendid!

TABLEAPP Member can redeem this dish for free

 

Ishin Japanese Dining

Opening Hours:12:00pm – 3:00pm, 6:00pm – 11:00pm
Location: No. 202, Persiaran Klang, Batu 3 3/4, Off Jalan Klang Lama, 58000 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to make a table reservation at Ishin Japanese Dining

 

2/ Ume Sashimi Moriawase (7 types) at Kimi-Ya 

Click here to view Ume Sashimi Moriawase at Kimi-Ya
We were in awe to know the fish were air-flown all the way from Hokkaido, Japan to the restaurant. In the blink of an eye, the teppanyaki chef masterfully handled 7 types of seasonal sashimi skillfully Our three favorite sashimi of the day are Amaebi prawns, scallop and salmon! The amaebi prawns captured our hearts with its buttery, creamy texture and the melt-in-the-mouth feeling. The scallop was so soft and smooth like velvet that we would eat it over and over again. And the salmon was titillating with its subtle sweet and refreshing taste which equaled to no other fish.  

TABLEAPP Member can redeem this dish for free

 

Kimi-Ya

Opening Hours: Mon – Thu:12:00pm – 3:00pm, 6:00pm – 10:30pm; Fri – Sun: 11:30am – 3:00pm, 6:00pm – 11:00pm
Location: G-2, Avantas Residences, 162, Jalan Klang Lama, 58000 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to make a table booking at Kimi-Ya

 

 

3/ Yamaguchi Fish Market – Premium Sushi Balls, Sashimi Moriawase, Yamaguchi Signature Sashimi Seafood Platter

Inspired by Karato and Tsukiji Fish Market in Japan, Yamaguchi Fish Market always seeks to bring not only the highest quality and freshest ingredients to seafood lovers but also the energetic spirit of vibrant market as well. Selling and serving fresh catches of seasonal fish to uni and king crabs, this fish market is frequently-visited by seafood and Japanese food aficionados. 
 

Click Here To View Premium Sushi Balls at Yamaguchi Fish Market

The Premium Sushi Balls are not only eye-catching but also a dish packed with flavors. We were all captured by the gorgeous pieces of sushi balls including uni, scallops, akaebi, toro, ikura, and kampachi. Of course, these delectable delights did not let us down at all as its freshness and melt-in-the-mouth texture was totally heaven in the mouth!

TABLEAPP ELITE member can redeem this dish for free

 

Click here to view free Sashimi at Yamaguchi Fish Market

The Sashimi Moriawase is a dish that sashimi lovers could not forgo. These beautiful cuts of fresh sashimi lying on a bed of ice were so tempting that we could not wait to satiate our taste buds. Only the freshest-of-the-season sashimi are hand-picked to be served on the dish such as salmon, tuna belly and more. A true indulgence for sashimi lovers.

TABLEAPP ELITE member can redeem this dish for free

 

Click here to view Signature Sashimi Seafood Platter at Yamaguchi

Another dish that won our hearts and many diners here is the Yamaguchi Signature Sashimi Seafood Platter. Though we had already prepared for what was coming, we were still amazed by the scrumptious and sleek pieces of salmon sashimi, protein-rich King Crab legs, fresh oysters, abalone, scallops and prawns. Not only secretly triggered our salivation just by its look, the platter also tempted our palate for its flavors.

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Yamaguchi Fish Market

Opening Hours: 12:00pm – 3:30pm, 6:00pm – 12:00am
Location: 16, Jalan Kampung Pandan, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Yamaguchi Fish Market

 

 

4/ PLOY Damansara – Delectable Seared Salmon Nigiri

As a restaurant focusing on modern Asian cuisine, PLOY Damansara not only succeeds in embracing Asian flavors with a twist but also in not-so Asian dishes.

Click Here To View Seared Salmon Nigiri (4 Pieces) at PLOY Damansara Heights

If you are a sushi fan, you should not ignore the restaurant’s signature dish Seared Salmon Nigiri (4 pieces). Only the freshest salmon are selected and crafted into these delectable specialties along with roasted seaweed. To infuse extra taste into the nigiri sushi, the restaurant creates a special sauce that mingles well with the salmon and accentuates its flavors. We relish everything about the dish.

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PLOY Damansara

Opening Hours: Mon – Fri: 12:00pm – 3:00pm, 6:00pm – 12:00am; Sat: 6:00pm – 12:00am; Closed on Sunday
Location: G-02, Ground floor, Work@Clearwater, Changkat Semantan, Off Jalan Semantan, Damansara Heights, 50490 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at PLOY Damansara

 

 

 

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ELITE Review: Free Signature Dishes at Top Japanese Restaurants in Klang Valley

 

1/ Ishin Japanese Dining

Click here to view Sushi Deluxe at Ishin Japanese Dining

Should you want to experience what melt-in-the-mouth is like, don’t hesitate to head to Ishin Japanese Dining and get this mesmerizing Sushi Deluxe. 8 beautiful pieces of seasonal sushi – namely kikin, tuna, butterfish, salmon roe, sea urchin, prawns, salmon belly and egg sushi, are skilfully curated to tantalise the taste buds. Garnished on top of the sushi are fine condiments such as kinome leaf, black roe, yuzu skin which are hand-picked to pair perfectly with each sushi and to enhance its flavours. A ravishing dish for sushi lovers!

If you are scampering for sashimi, prepare to whet your appetite with this Chef Special Sashimi which includes 7 kinds of freshest and finest air-flown seasonal sashimi from Japan’s famous Tsukiji market. Be overwhelmed with skilfully and meticulously cuts of gorgeous pieces of sashimi – including Kampachi, shimaaji, scallop, amaebi, salmon belly and chu-toro, which recline seductively on a bowl of ice. Find yourself kissing the sea with each piece of sashimi and satiate your taste buds with its natural sweetness, freshness, and creaminess. Splendid!

Click here to view Wagyu Stone Grill

Warm up your palate with the Wagyu Stone Grill and you will crave forever more. 100gm of A5 Wagyu beef – the highest grade of the delectable Wagyu beef, is cooked in front of diners to entice all the senses. One who tried the dish would not forget its heavenly delicious taste as well as the juiciness and smoothness of the meat which might make you feel flabbergasted. Rich, fat-friendly and melt-in-the-mouth, the premium quality beef has everything you could ask for.

TABLEAPP ELITE Members can redeem these 3 signature dishes for free.

Opening Hours: Daily: 12pm – 3pm, 6pm – 11pm.
Location: No. 202, Persiaran Klang, Batu 3 3/4, Off Jalan Klang Lama, 58000 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Ishin Japanese Dining

 

2/ Hana Dining + Sake Bar

Click here to view Hamaguri Aglio Olio with Grilled Salmon

The Hamaguri Aglio Olio with Grilled Salmon is a quintessential pasta dish packed with flavour without being overpowering. Slightly seasoned, the pasta will make you in awe with its smooth texture and its bit of garlicky flavor is a match for the sweet and briny taste of the clam. The grilled salmon, with no doubt, is a perfect addition which compliments the pasta with its subtle and refreshing taste. 

Click here to view Kaisen Aburi Salad

The Kaisen Aburi Salad is a dish of unpretentious look yet bursting flavor. The salmon aburi has a melt-in-your-mouth goodness and exudes a slight sweet taste which is simply divine. The prawn aburi will tempt your appetite with its aroma and the vegetable is a great companion which balances the taste of the aburi with its fresh and crunchy texture. An extraordinary way to pamper your taste buds. 

Click here to view Hana Premium Sashimi 6 Kinds

Finally, don’t miss out Hana Premium Sashimi 6 Kinds – an angelic beauty and sublime indulgence. Specially curated with pieces of the freshest melt-in-the-mouth sashimi, the dish is hard to resist. 6 kinds of fresh roe and subtle cuts – including salmon, maguro (tuna), toro (tuna belly), amaebi (sweet prawns), kanpachi (amberjack) and salmon roe, are plated uncomplicatedly yet sophisticatedly to honor the simplicity of Japanese cuisine. A luscious delight!  

TABLEAPP ELITE Members can redeem these 3 signature dishes for free.

Opening Hours: Sun – Thu: 11am – 11pm, Fri – Sat: 11am – 1am.
Location: OB2.G.U1, Oasis Boulevard, Ground Floor, Sunway Pyramid, No. 3, Jalan PJS 11/15, Bandar Sunway, 46150 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

>> Click here to book a table at Hana Dining + Sake Bar

 

3/ Babe

Click here to view Charcoal Grilled Alaskan King Crab

Alaskan King Crab has always been an all-time favorite of any seafood lovers and if you are someone who are into this highly sought-after crustacean, you would totally fall in love with the Charcoal Grilled Alaskan King Crab at Babe. Served on a charcoal stone box, the King Crab absorbs a unique smoky aroma which helps enhance its umami flavour. The natural sweetness, juiciness and health benefits from the Alaskan air-flown crab make it an irresistible delight that you should not miss out when you come to the restaurant.

Click here to view Babe's Ootoro Spring Roll

If you have a penchant for something that is not complicated, the Ootoro Spring Roll is exactly what you need! The dish – including two pieces of eye-pleasing Ootoro spring rolls lying on top of bamboo twigs, is an epitome of what finest simplicity should be. Take a bite and you will be stunned by the satisfying crunch of the shells, following by a superb fresh and soft texture from the beautifully chopped fatty Ootoro, a hint of spiciness from the wasabi, the tangy flavour from Myouga and a savoury taste from the soy sauce gelée. This simple dish is a perfect combination of flavours and a dream come true!

Click here to view Truffle A4 Wagyu Sukiyaki

The Truffle A4 Wagyu Sukiyaki might make you pause for a moment to admire the gorgeously marbled strips of the A4 Wagyu beef. Served hot on a wooden chafing box warmer, the dish truly honors Babe‘s concept of using fresh produce and seasonal discoveries. The high-quality beef blends well in the sukiyaki sauce and its healthy fatness mingles nicely with the fresh Japanese vegetables – which are grown on the chef’s rooftop garden. Dip the Wagyu beef into the truffle-infused egg yolk and you are in for a lip-smackingly gastronomic treat!

TABLEAPP ELITE Members can redeem these 3 signature dishes for free.

Opening Hours: Tue – Sun: 6pm – 11pm. Closed on Mondays.
Location: 11th Floor, Work @ Clearwater, Jalan Changkat Semantan, Damansara Heights, 50490 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Babe

 

4/ Kouzu

Click here to view Kouzu's Signature Yakiniku Set

Longing for succulent yakitori to pair with a bottle of sake? The Signature Yakitori Set at Kouzu will satisfy you with skewers of mouth-watering charcoal-grilled New Zealand Rack of Lamb, Rock Lobster, and Chicken Wings. The skewers will make you in awe with its crusty skin outside yet totally juicy inside – the New Zealand rack of lamb is a tender delight which is grilled to perfection, the rock lobster immerses in a mix of fine condiments which make it a flavourful indulgence while the chicken wings are luscious down to the bones.

Click here to view Kouzu's Japanese Escargot Pizza

If you are quite an adventurous person, this unusual pizza is something you should not miss out. The 4-inch Japanese Escargot Pizza is a crunchy delicacy made from sushi rice instead of dough! This unique creation is topped with crunchy escargot smothered in sweet teriyaki sauce – an exciting dish and of course, a sweet treat, for anyone who are willing to go for something new!

This Signature Japas Set is everything you could ask for! The Pan Seared Tuna & Foie Gras is a scrumptious delight which is perfectly balanced in taste and the cinnamon apple compote that comes along will trigger your involuntary salivation. The Creamy Baked Oyster, served on a bed of salt crystals and grantinéed with cheese, wins the hearts of patrons for its creamy and velvety texture. Finally, the Stone Grilled Sirloin is a must-try signature japas for igniting all the senses – the mouth-watering smell of freshly charred beef, the sizzling sound of sirloin on the hot stone and the mysterious tin foil wrap, a pure pleasure!

TABLEAPP ELITE Members can redeem these 3 signature dishes for free.

Opening Hours: Daily: 4pm – 1am.
Location: 18, Lorong Datuk Sulaiman 1, Taman Tun Dr. Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur.

>> Click here to book a table at Kouzu

 

Craving for more? View our ELITE Review for Free Signature Dishes at Top Japanese Restaurants in Klang Valley (Part 2)!   

 

 

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ELITE Review: Ishin Japanese Dining, Jalan Klang Lama, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

To be honest, I am in love with Japan’s wonderful cuisine and that goes without saying to most of my friends as well. Last weekend, I was enthusiastic to, again, indulge myself in a Japanese gastronomical delight. Ishin Japanese Dining, located along Old Klang Road, was my choice this time. The restaurant, for 2 years consecutive of 2016 and 2017, won the Travellers’ Choice of TripAdvisor for its authentic Japanese cuisine and superb service.

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The sushi counter at the first floor is where you can watch the performance artistry of the chefs.

Private rooms are available upstairs for group gatherings, one of which overlooks the KL traffic which left us impressed. The friendly staff directed us to a seat right at the sushi counter at the first floor to watch the performance artistry of the chefs who masterfully handles the finest cuts of the food. Who would not enjoy that?

I/ Chef Special Sashimi (RM 160)

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Chef’s Special Sashimi is a chef selection of 7 kinds of freshest and finest air-flown seasonal sashimi from Japan’s famous Tsukiji market.

Gorgeous pieces of seafood lined up beautifully at the counter immediately whetted our appetite. We embarked on calling our first dish – the Chef Special Sashimi. It is a chef selection of 7 kinds of freshest and finest air-flown seasonal sashimi from Japan’s famous Tsukiji market. The chef began to amaze us with the beautiful kinki or thornhead fish which is a rare fish that tastes best during winter – this time of the year in Japan (well, not in Malaysia of course) as it is akin to the fat part “chu-toro” of tuna. Every little bone was meticulously taken from the piece of fish and its bone was used as a part of the dish decoration.

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You would definitely never forget the rich and creaminess of the salmon belly and the melt-in-the-mouth taste of emaebi.

7 kinds of sashimi all came reclined seductively on a bed of ice with a stunning ice sphere. The decoration may pause you for a while to snap a few shots before you can continue to savour this delicacy. I started with the kikin as the chef’s introduction was way too impressive. It did not let me down at all as its slight sweet taste blended so well with the considered “the best wasabi in Japan” by the chef. Next came kampachi, shimaaji and scallop which were all so fresh and smooth that you might literally find yourself kissing the sea for a moment. I ended up with the palate-pleasing amaebi and salmon belly. If you are a true Japanese cuisine fan, you would definitely never forget the rich and creaminess of the salmon belly and the melt-in-the-mouth taste of emaebi. The dish is just splendid!

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The scallop was so fresh and smooth that you might literally find yourself kissing the sea for a moment.

 

2.  Sushi Deluxe (RM 93)
As posh and luxurious as it sounds, the dish came out with 8 chef-selected kinds of seasonal sushi. With his 23-year experience, head chef William, mastered his skills and made 8 beautiful pieces of sushi including kikin, tuna, butterfish, salmon roe, sea urchin, sweet prawns, salmon belly and egg sushi in just the blink of an eye.

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Within a few minutes, a visual-appealing dish appeared right in front of us that quickly triggered our salivation.

Some sushi were garnished with interesting toppings such as the kikin sushi paired with white radish sprouts which brought a slight hint of pleasant spiciness. The butterfish with its mesmerizing pink flesh was one decked with the luxurious black caviar and one with kinome leaf. Its mild pepper-mint-lime taste tingled my tongue and really enhanced the flavor of the soft and fresh butterfish.

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Some sushi were garnished with interesting toppings.

The salmon was no doubt one of my favorites as its flavor matched well with the tangy yuzu (a Japanese citrus fruit) skin atop. How about the salmon roe and sea urchin? The roe will pop in your mouth with its briny yet sweet coastal taste. The sea urchin, as always, made me melted in heaven. Its mildly nutty taste and custard-like texture was too fascinating that I could not stop myself from admiring. Served with freshly grated wasabi, the dish will make you relish everything about it!

3.  Wagyu Stone Grill (RM 250)

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Stunning pieces of A5 Wagyu beef were ready to be grilled by the staff.

As we had pampered ourselves with some gifts of the ocean, we decided it was time to get our tummy warm. Of course, the best choice is to indulge ourselves in the Wagyu Stone Grill. 100 gram of stunning Wagyu beef was presented nicely next to a Stone grill set. The A5 Wagyu beef (the highest quality) pleased our eyes with its flawless and gorgeous marbling. The chef continued to wow us with another secret – all the vein was cut off to reserve the smoothest texture of the beef which means only 50% of the meat is used for the best quality.

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The rich, fat-friendly and savory Wagyu beef blew us away with its juiciness, softness and smoothness.

The beef, interestingly, will be cooked at the table directly with the help from the restaurant’s staff. As the marvelous Wagyu was put on the hot stone, its sizzling sounds were so satisfying that we could not keep ourselves from silently screaming in excitement. The premium quality beef of course did not let us down at any point. It offered the best of both worlds for its heavenly delicious taste. The rich, fat-friendly and savory Wagyu beef blew us away with its juiciness, softness and smoothness. It will entice you to take another bite! The dish totally blew us away!

You can book a table in advance using TABLEAPP if you do not want to waste your time queuing.

Did you know all of these signature dishes are free with the use of TABLEAPP ELITE Membership? Yes! I was not joking! If you want to dine in Ishin Japanese Dining, I would not want you to miss this privilege at all. There are more than 300 other dishes for you to consider as well and you can find more information about TABLEAPP ELITE here.

ISHIN JAPANESE DINING

No. 202, Persiaran Klang,
Off Jalan Klang Lama,
58000 Kuala Lumpur.

Daily:
Lunch: 12PM – 3PM
Dinner: 6PM – 11PM