After being over stimulated by a Graphic design students' exhibition next door, my friend and I randomly stepped into this tiny-but-cosy and busy-yet-orderly Japanese sushi restaurant.
Initially, we were offered two seats next to the sushi train. We decided to have some hot broth, so we were moved to a bigger table on the side. We shared a Chicken Curry Udon set and three dishes of sushi as entrée.
My friend hadn't had eel before, so I introduced her grilled eel sushi rolls as the first dish, she absolutely loved it. It feels great that you introduced a novel dish to others, and they love it. We also shared octopus balls(takoyaki) and samlon sashimi topped with salmon roe(ikura). The presentation of the dishes are absolutely stunning, all sushi are light and tasty. Soft and thin slice of salmon melt in your mouth, with it a few salmon roe pops open as you chew, it's just sensational. While we were seated about 1.5 metre away from the sushi train, our eyes kept turn to the flowing train, wondering which dish should be our next target to try…
In a cold autumn night, can’t think of anything better than a warm broth. Chicken curry udon soup has very subtle curry flavour, the udon noodle thick and cooked to perfection. Chicken breast pieces were marinated and grilled, not the most tender pieces, but it is still very delicious with all the rest.
We are glad to have found this hidden jewel, we had an excellent and exciting dining experience in this tiny-but-cosy and busy-yet-orderly sushi restaurant, and we are so inspired to wanting to explore many of Melbourne’s hidden lanes in order to discover more hidden jewels.
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