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Sakura House last night


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Sakura House last night

hrhboo | | Oct 19, 2007 02:52 PM

I live 5 minutes away from Sakura House on Washington in MDR, and can't think why I hadn't eaten there before last night.

The menu is comprised of a large selection of skewers and a few Japanese dishes. Last night I only got round to sampling the skewers but will be back to try more stuff.

When our waitress arrived to take our order, I hadn't managed to get through the whole menu so I just rattled off several things that sounded good. Mr Boo did the same. We ended up sharing over a dozen different skewers, including 2 types of chicken wings, ginger miso beef, asparagus maki (maki here means wrapped in thin pork very similar to bacon), enoki mushroom maki, garlic sprout maki, eggplant, portobellos stuffed with mashed potato, shrimp, chicken liver, and a few other different vegetables. Everything was grilled with beautiful slightly charred outsides and juicy perfectly cooked insides. We also shared some grilled rice balls stuffed with miso and green onion.

Service was good. Only quibble was that we had a few different waitresses who didn't seem to be keeping track of what we had received and what we still had coming. No big deal, they were attentive and friendly.

Everything was very tasty and ridiculously cheap for the amount of food we ate. Total for all the above, 2 large Asahi and a green tea custard was a piddling $44. Sakura House is definitely going on our regular rotation.

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