Japanese Food in Indian Kitchen Japanese culture is renowned for its deep-rootedness in tradition. A nation known for its incredible resilience, which is often likened to the mythological phoenix bird, stands as an exemplary for all developing countries. When it comes to making food, the Japanese are quite exacting, and lay special emphasis on seasonal ingredients. Perhaps, this is why Japanese food comes with unique and exceptional flavours. According to the Japanese, seasonality means taking advantage of the ?fruit of the mountains? and the ?fruit of the sea.? All those who singularly associate Japanese food with ?sushis,? you ought to discover the other savoury delicacies from this nation. Following is a detailed analysis of the most exotic restaurant in India where you can treat yourself to little-known, authentic Japanese flavours.
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Ranked ?Number 54? by World?s Best Restaurants awards in 2010, Wasabi By Morimoto in Colaba, Mumbai, can be rightly celebrated as India?s best Japanese restaurant. Wasabi was entirely conceptualised by Chef Masaharu Morimoto, known to many as the Iron Chef, and is housed at the iconic Taj Mahal Palace and Towers Hotel. Needless to say, the first impressions are lasting in your memory. The staff is extremely courteous and genial in helping you select from the myriads of dishes on the menu. Cedar wood warmed by the sunlight, neatly spaced out arrangement of tables, and a breath-taking view of The Gateway of India and the Arabian Sea will instantly lift your spirits. Sample all the impeccable contemporary Japanese dishes by opting for multi-course meals. The age-old favourites such as Tempura, Teppanyaki, and sushi are transformed into something new and surprising with innovative cooking techniques and unconventional sauces. The Black Cod Miso is a must-try. From entrées to desserts, take your palate to a flavoursome journey. And what better could go with all this than your favourite Four Seasons Wine? Clink your Wine glasses with your loved ones and savour every sip of exquisiteness. A little too dear may be, we recommend you reserve this experience for a ceremonious occasion.