Sumibi Restaurant: A Delightful Japanese Luncheon Experience.

Have I told you that 2017 has been one of the best year so far simply because it has plenty of public holidays? Yeap. After exploring Dieng and Belitung during the last two public holidays in April and May, I decided to spend this one (in June) to have a quality time with my two best friends.

Now, to complete this particular day off, my friends and I decided to have our all-time comfort foods (read: sushi and other Japanese cuisines) for lunch. Normally, Sushi Tei or Genki Sushi would be enough for us. But, since it was a holiday, we decided to try something new. And so we picked Sumibi Restaurant!

Located at the Ground Floor of One Park Residence, Gandaria, this Japanese restaurant offers wide range of authentic Japanese foods and other fusion dishes as well. Many people who have visited Sumibi testified that they always visit this restaurant when they miss visiting Japan. The foods taste pretty similar to the ones you can find in Japan, probably because the owner and executive chef (Yusuke Tsuchiya) is a Japanese.

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I had a hard time deciding what to order. Every single page of the menu looks so seducing. After flipping the menu pages back and forth we ordered Yaki Tomorokoshi Ama Sho-Yu Parmezan Cheese (grilled sweet corn, soy sauce, parmezan cheese) and Takoyaki Croquette for appetizer. While for the main course we ordered Crispy Salmon Roll, Spicy Tuna Roll, California Roll and Chicken Nanban. Out of those, the highlight was the grilled sweet corn, takoyaki, and crispy salmon roll, and chicken nanban!

Honestly, we would order and try more food. But, since there were only the three of us, it would not be wise to order more foods as it would be wasted. Once we finished them all, we even had no more room for desserts. Sigh. I would definitely come back to try the other dishes.

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Isn’t this little guy adorable?

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I didn’t get to roam around the restaurant to capture its ambience, mostly because I was so bloated to move. Besides, I prefer to play with one of my favorite nephews, Joel and took some good photos with him. If you’re a real Japanese foods aficionado, this weekend you must put Sumibi in your go-to list! Who knows we might bump into each other, right?

Write to you later!

HG. (@gersonhenry)

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Glasses: Karamata.ID; Striped Shirt & Shorts: H&M; Tee: Uniqlo; Shoes: BNV; Watch: Hypergrand

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