5 rare Japanese dishes!
Japanese cuisine is firmly established in Moscow — hundreds of restaurants with traditional Japanese dishes, and each of them shines with its authenticity. But among the best there will always be a select few. We found them. In our review — 5 restaurants of Japanese cuisine, which serve rare or the only dishes in Moscow originally from the Land of the Rising Sun.
J’pan Japanese bistro.
Japanese bistro on Trubnaya has rapidly gained popularity among Muscovites. J’pan is about authentic dishes that are prepared on the streets of Tokyo. Some dishes in the bistro are so rare that they are definitely not found anywhere else in Moscow. One of them is okonomiyaki. This is a pancake with fried cabbage, yakisoba, seaweed, king prawns or bacon. In J’pan, it is prepared on a special metal plate — teppan, which is also rare for Japanese Muscovites. Although okonomiyaki is considered a classic Japanese fast food, but in Russia it is still too exclusive.
Cherry Blossom Restaurant»
The cuisine of the authentic Japanese restaurant on the Garden Ring is led by Japanese chef Hiroki Arakawa. He has devoted more than a decade to cooking and knows exactly the secrets of cooking original Japanese dishes. The restaurant’s menu includes both classic positions and author’s sketches, and each one is able to turn the guest’s idea of the culture of the Land of the Rising Sun. To get the maximum Japanese zen, we recommend choosing a dish that you can prepare yourself. Its name is kamo-nabe with duck meat. In “Cherry Blossom”, this winter Japanese soup is prepared right at the table with the participation of a guest.
«[KU:] Ramen Izakaya Bar” A
new format for Moscow, combining noodle and izakaya, that is, gastrobar. The pride of Moscow [KU:]- traditional ramen with authentic cooking techniques. The noodles are prepared on a special machine, and the concept chef, a native Japanese Chizuko Shirahama, is responsible for the authenticity of the recipes. Her model dish is “Gyu Seyu” ramen in beef broth with soy sauce, thin slices of beef, menma and pickled egg “ajitama”. This combination is only used in [KU:].
Restaurant Japanese cuisine restaurant “Seiji” is included in the rating of the best restaurants in the world and the top 100 best restaurants in Moscow. It is here in the menu that you can find dishes of national cuisine that are unexpected for the Russian public and familiar to the Japanese. There is no doubt about the authenticity of the recipes — chef Seiji Kusano is responsible for them. It is believed that he makes the best bluefin tuna sashimi in Moscow. It is important that fresh seafood is delivered to the restaurant’s kitchen three times a week from Japan. You can believe the words, but you can see for yourself.
Shiba is translated from Japanese as “a small cozy place”, and the restaurant fully justifies its name. The cuisine here, as in Japan itself, is elevated to the rank of art. In the menu, the Japanese Masao Kikuchi included a dish that is not found in other restaurants in Moscow. This is a delicious appetizer “Ankimo”, or “sea foie gras”. It is prepared from the liver of a rare angler fish, and black caviar and sauce harmoniously complete the taste.