OMAKASE @ AKASHI

I have been to Akashi at paragon orchard for their japanese food, such as my all times favourite shark fin chawanmushi and minced meat with onsen eggs , and i realised Akashi has a restaurant itself serving omakase at orchard parade hotel !

well, after my visit here, i realised many visitors came here for their unagi eel rice as well, which i will give a try soon . But as for tonight, omakase to satisfy my tummy with seasonal delights 😉

1. APPETIZERS

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Cherry tomatoes coated with salt.

2. SASHIMIS

A) KAMPACHI BELLY – AMBERJACK (間八)

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Just look at the thickness , look at it , LOOOOOOKKKKKK ! omg , its duper thick and juicy , fresh at bites. That fine linings of the belly gives much photo attractions too.

B) TAI – SEABREAM (鯛)

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Thinly sliced, freshwater . The skin is just lightly seared , giving some slight crisp experience. Ponzu dipping sauce pairing .

C) BOTAN EBI – SHRIMP (ぼたんえび) & AWABI – ABALONE (鮑)

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Abalone is my fav pick in this combo of two items. Topped with sweet liver sauce , even though the two cut pieces of abalone is lightly boiled, but its still firm and chewy at bites.

D) AKAGAI – ARKSHELL (赤貝)

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ARKSHELL !!!!! Its been awhile since i missed eating this shell food ! Very pleased with the freshness in every bite , crunchy just like chewing squids .

E) OOTORO – FAT TUNA BELLY (大とろ)

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Ootoro, fattest belly of a bluefin tuna fish. Served here in a rolled form , topped with watery smashed ginger. Thick enough , rich and creamy

3. SUSHI & ASSORTED

A) HIRAME SUSHI – FLUKE / FLOUNDER (平目, 鮃)

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*COUGH* Too much wasabi !!!! told chef to lighten the wasabi serving on subsequent pieces.

B) SHIMA-AJI SUSHI – WHITE TREVALLY (しま鯵)

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The fresh red and white colour combination , topped with soy sauce , just got me whipping out my camera and snap ! This time, wasabi level was comfortably better .

C) KINMEDAI – ALFONSINO (金目鯛)

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Kinmedai is part of the sea bream family . Took a closer snap of the sushi rice below , because not just sushi need to be fresh , i am particular bout the sushi rice served. At Akashi, the sushi rice is warm cooked , mostly coated with very light soy sauce  which is very favourable to my tastebud.

D) MARINATED TUNA SUSHI

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nope, nothing photogenic here . But just look at the shining and finely cross-cut texture of this gem ! it got me snapping photos away and can’t bear to eat such a cute piece :(((

E) CHUTORO SUSHI – MEDIUM FAT TUNA BELLY (とろ)

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That thickness *******

F) SEASONAL DISH (i)

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Ok,after this , i nearly died. Too much scrumptious food !!!!!

Minced ootoro, small cut quail eggs , maximum caviars and topped with spring onions. How creamy and lovely this is ! can i have one more scoop ???

G) UNI SUSHI – SEA URCHIN (雲丹, 海胆)

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Red meat urchin alert *****  Just love how creamy and overloaded this piece is. Topped with ginger instead of wasabi.

H) FLOUNDER

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This is the fin of the flounder fish . Finely sliced , parallel cutting.

I) SEASONAL (ii) – SUJIKO SALMON ROE (すじこ/筋子)

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This is a seasonal and rare to find kind. It is salmon roe , but tasted less sweet , more to give a plain taste experience and merely tasting the freshness of it from water.

J) SUSHI ROLL

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Seldom do i get a sushi roll with so much ingredients inside. Featuring roll sushi with chewy chutoro , creamy uni and sliced pickles. Amazing how these three elements clapped to create such a comfortable and favourable taste.

4. CLEAR SOUP

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Fishcakes, mushrooms, spring onions , wakame seaweeds.

5. DIGESTIVE GREEN TEA

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This is named HoujiCha . This is different from those green tea usually served at the start of a meal. Houjicha is good for digestion , as such best to be consumed after a wholesome meal.

6. DESSERTS

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Winter melon as usual, ending my splendid meal tonight.

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FOOD : Memorable , pleasing , especially the seasonal dishes which i will come back again for . 

SERVICE : Friendly service , chinese waitresses and chefs to serve. 

AMBIENCE : Simple wooden built restaurant , with loads of counter seats as well as dining tables for groups as well as business client dining. 

Food Tasting:3.8 /5
Decoration: 3.8 /5
Ambience: 3.5 /5
OVERALL RATINGS: 3.8 /5

Address:

1 TANGLING ROAD #01-01A SINGAPORE 247905

 

 

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