Hello my beautiful people!! <3 Recently, I was invited to a special preview of the New White Sands that would be opening this year!!! Woooooooot!!! And…it’s no longer going to be the super boring mall that it used to be! (Sorry!! I hated it back then!!!). Now, they’ve UP their game!!! Doesn’t it look gorgeous?
So recently, like I mentioned, I was invited to one of their restaurants, Sakae Sushi. Now, for those of you who do not know, Sakae Sushi is a trendy, quick-service kaiten (conveyor belt) sushi concept that has become so so popular, for it’s value-for-money and healthy dining experience.
So today, I am going to be sharing with you some of the dishes that I tried, and absolutely loved!!
First of all, let’s start with Raw Food. I will be honest with you, I don’t like eating raw fish. I hate it. And one important aspect of sushi is raw fishes…raw salmon…! So…with that being said, I got out of my comfort zone, and gave raw food a try!
Lets’s start off with their signature salmon platter: SALMON ZAKUSHI
I love how gorgeous the plating was, and these salmon sushi were equally delicious, dipped with a little bit of Soy sauce and Wasabi!
And the next one is once again, another salmon dish. This one is called Trio Carpaccio. It basically consists of Hokkaido scallops, maguro and salmon sashimi in tangy sauce. I loved this one so so much!!! The scallops really brought out the flavour!
And then, I decided to try somthing slightly more different. Oysters. Exactly!! In shot glasses. Oooo! Interesting, no?
These are called Hiroshima Oyster Shooters. I am a sucker for the freshest oysters, and from what I’ve heard, Sakae Sushi ensures that their oysters undergo stringent inspection and a U-V disinfection process to remove all the fish toxin and bacteria. Wow..impressive!
And then, that was pretty much it for the raw food. And I went onto trying normal cooked dishes there.
One of my favourites was this one below:
This one is called Gobo no Kari Age. It’s basically deep-fried shredded burdock root!!! It was MY FAVOURITE!!! So so delicious!!!
And this one below is called Yamaimo no Isobeage. It’s basically deep-fried Japanese yam with seaweed. (Seaweed never tasted this good before!!!)
And with the being said, let’s proceed on with Otah. We tried 2 different types of Otah. Otah is actually made of a chucky mackerel fish meal (a really popular fish in Japan!).
This one above is called Otah Katsu. It’s basically a crispy breaded Otah.
And this one above is called Long Bean Otah. It’s deep-fried otah with long bean wrap. Delicioussss!!!!
And then of course, how can we complete japanese food without Don (Rice), right?
These 2 below are Mini Chirashi Don and Mini Negitoro Don.
So if you guys want to try their different variety, I would recommend you to go for the mini bowls! That way you get to try all their varieties.
And of course, I also ordered the Sakae Don. Their signature sushi rice with salmon assortment.
I have to say, this was delicious!! It was served together with the Miso Soup.
And then with that being said, the last dish we tried was Unagi Bibinba. It’s basically grilled eel with shredded eggs and assorted vegetables, served with subtly charred rice!
This was delicious as well. Very unique taste. I really loved they smokey taste the rice were giving off!! Loved it!!!
And ofcourse, how can a meal be completed without a dessert right?
Presenting to you…THE SHOW STOPPER OF THE EVENING:
The SAKAE FONDUE!!!! The ice cream scoops!! The cookies! The Marshmallows!! The fresh fruits!! The chocolate dip!!! Everything was to die for!!!! O_O
And with that, I completed my evening!!! And yes, I gained a lot of weight that evening :'( But it was soooo worth it!!!! O_O
I hope you guys will visit Sakae Sushi. Overall my rating for this restaurant would be 4/5!! Top-notch customer service stole my heart!!