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Ri-Yakitori Bar @ St Giles The Gardens, Mid Valley City

There are plenty of Japanese restaurants in KL but there are only a handful that specialize in Yakitori. For those uninitiated, Yakitro is a type of grilled skewered food – either meat or vegetables often served in izakayas as snacks. Think of it as Japanese satay if you will. Ri-Yakitori Bar is one of the most well-established Yakitori restaurant in …

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Imai-Ya Casual Japanese Restaurant @ Cheras

For a restaurant that’s barely 6 months old, Imai-ya has been making waves with its classic Japanese cuisine in a casual dining environment. Based on what we had, I think the chef is good at what he does and the food’s great, albeit at slightly upmarket price. The first thing we saw when we entered the restaurant was a table …

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Tokyo Kitchen @ Ativo Plaza, Bandar Sri Damansara

For a meal that was paid largely with Groupon voucher, the overall experience at Tokyo Kitchen was surprisingly pleasant. Among the dozens of deals I have bought so far, this might be one of the better ones which did not end in disappointment. The deal should be over by now but I think it’s worth to pay full price in …

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Ramen Kanbe @ Empire Damansara, Petaling Jaya

Not all ramen are created equal. So before you decide to eat at Ramen Kanbe, do know that their soup is soy based and prepared with chicken bones and vegetables for a light and clean taste. If you are expecting thick and deep flavoured ramen like those served at Ippudo or Menya Kamikaze, I think you’d be in for a …