Thursday, November 15, 2007
Dinner at Asatsuki 8:45pm Wednesday Night
Haven't had the chance to take photographs of all the wonderful meals I had this week...including Tenren, Replete Providore which has amazing ricotta hotcakes and corn fritters, and Chocolate Buddha (Japanese curry with tempura prawns...yummmm). However, did remember to whip out the camera at Asatsuki which is a really small, almost claustrophobic-ish small 12 seater cafe in East Malvern. The food was fantastic. Crumbed butterfish. Eggplant with sweet miso. Soft shell crab pancakes. Seared beef. Octopus balls. This is the first Japanese cafe I've been to where the owners or wait staff aren't Japanese but mixed. And the food does steer away from the usual sushi sashimi with more, according to Eu, authentic Japanese fare. Will be back there to try the rest of the menu!