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TASTE OF JAPAN

TAKE A CULINARY JOURNEY TO THE EAST WITH TOKO DUBAI

 

WHEN: All throughout March
WHERE: Toko, Vida Downtown
TIME: 6 – 10pm
PRICE: AED 295 per person including special 5-course ‘Taste of Japan’ set menu

 

From fashionable Tokyo street food to traditional Kyoto cuisine, step inside Toko Dubai this March and be taken on a culinary journey through Japan, even if just for a little while with Toko’s food escapade, ‘Taste of Japan’.

 

This exciting gastronomic experience crafted by Chef Alexander Stumpf, will take you through a fascinating culinary discovery of the multi faceted cuisines of five different regions in Japan. The first stop will be in Tokyo where you can expect to savour Takoyaki and Tuna Tataki with Ginger Lime Soy, then it is off to Fukuoka to sample Grilled Scallop Apple & Wasabi and Scampi Nigiri with Foie Gras & Black Truffle. Next stop is Kyoto where dishes include Short Ribs Gyoza with Wasabi Ponzu and Chicken Yakitori and then, Hokkaido for Grilled Smoked Miso Marinated Salmon and Nasu Miso and ending things off on a sweet note in Osaka for Spiced Pineapple with Kuro Goma Ice Cream.

 

**TASTE OF JAPAN MENU**

 

Tokyo
“fashionable street food”

Takoyaki
Tuna Tataki with Ginger Lime Soy
Beef Nigiri Aburi Style & Truffle Mayonnaise

 

Fukuoka
“known for its fresh fish and seafood”

Grilled Scallop Apple & Wasabi
Scampi Nigiri with Foie Gras & Black Truffle

 

Kyoto
“traditional Japanese cuisine”

Assorted Tempura with Dashi Broth and Pink Salt
Short ribs Gyoza with Wasabi Ponzu
Chicken Yakitori

 

Hokkaido
“island where Robatayaki originates”

Grilled Smoked Miso Marinated Salmon
Wagyu Beef with Yuzu Kosho Mayonnaise
Nasu Miso

 

Osaka
“known for it sweets”

Spiced Pineapple with Kuro Goma Ice Cream