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Japanese Michelin Star chef Takeover, Oku Japanese Restaurant

Bahasa l English It's been a pretty exciting week in October with the arrival of a chef from a 2 Michelin Star restaurant in Japan to be precise in Kanazawa, a regional capital on main Honshu island. Chef Shinichiro Takagi, from Zeniya is a legacy from his late father. On this occasion, chef Takagi-san collaborated with Oku Japanese Restaurant to offer the experience of enjoying the dishes by Michelin Star restaurant chefs that we have often heard about in the global cuisine world. This week I chose lunch with a 4 course set menu on Saturday. Well, even in this special chef week, Oku Restaurant still provides a regular menu for guests. Let's go straight to the menu that I tried this time starting with the appetizer, Sakizuke. It's one of the popular Kaiseki dishes which is arguably the Amuse-Bouche in France. A beautiful pan-seared tuna dish with a mixture of chili vinegar. The soft texture of tuna with fresh sour dressing and edible leaves provides a balance of taste. Fol

Chef Marinka's Saturday Brunch, Asia Restaurant, The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta

Bahasa l English Good news this month with the presence of Chef Marinka in collaboration with Asia Restaurant, which is located at the Ritz Carlton Jakarta, Mega Kuningan area. It's no stranger, of course, to chef Marinka, who is an Indonesian celebrity chef who was the judge of the Masterchef Junior competition in the last season and also other television shows. In October 2022, guests can enjoy a variety of chef Marinka's signature dishes and even meet and greet with chef Marinka. This collaboration is carried out from now until the end of December 2022, where you can book Asia Restaurant every Saturday with a variety of buffet dishes and all-you-can-eat. Here you will find a section that presents menus created by chef Marinka. In early October I had the opportunity to taste some of the dishes that were inspired by chef Marinka from her grandmother's recipes passed down in the family. Comfort Indonesian specialties such as hasank salad, steamed cuppa beef, satay, and spi