YUM YUM YUM! I've been here one other time before, about 6 years ago, and it was phenomenal this time as it was then. We were on the Yakitori side of the restaurant, and I came with the same friend as 6 years ago, so he pretty much knew what to order. The place is pretty small, so around 8 PM, we waited about 30 minutes before we got sat. Due to the size, if you come in large groups, it's better to go earlier than later.
We started out with a glass of Sapporo and later progressed to a bottle of sake, Kabuto Manju. They initially brought us a bottle that was half-drunken and opened, so we had to ask for a new one. It looked like the servers drank some of it on the way over to the table! However, the sake was the BEST sake I ever had in my life! It was super smooth and had a very slick finish. And it went with everything we ate, some of which I really don't know the names of. We even shared some sake with the cooks. They were really fun to be served by.
They were out of Quail Eggs that night, so we did not have any of that, but I remember them being delicious 6 years ago. They have happy hour from 6 PM - 10 PM Mondays and Tuesday, so all the beef, chicken, and pork dishes were only $1.50 each.
Some of the things we ate that I remembered the names of:
Thigh with Green Onion
Bacon wrapped something
And a bunch of other meats I couldn't tell you what they were
Garlic Shrimp (this was the only dish I wasn't that fond of)
Okra (not bad but a bit on the slimy side
House-made tofu (I could imagine this would have tasted really good with some dessert type sauce)
Seriously, you can't go wrong with anything. The meats here taste like a choir in your mouth. Lots of flavor, all very tender, Even the garlic shrimp that I wasn't too fond of was pretty good. It was just a bit dry. Order everything here, even just to taste it. You'll come out feeling glad the fact that you're not vegan or vegetarian.
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