Watami – Shangri-La Plaza

This is a disaster for someone who likes Japanese food. The price is cheaper than others but the quality of food is below acceptable.

The Spicy Salmon Tempura is not spicy at all. It doesn’t even tastes like there is Salmon in there. It just tastes like rice rolled with a sheet of nori for a price of Php 225.00. The pieces of these rolls are also plated chaotically in an old, almost decomposing, chopping board.

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The cold soba doesn’t come with anything other than the dipping sauce. The dipping sauce is actually good and refreshing. There is a generous amount of soba but it’s a boring dish for Php 225.00.

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The meat in their skewers are tough so I do not recommend those either.

If you are looking for an enjoyable Japanese cuisine experience, Watami should probably be one of the last things on your list.

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Kimukatsu – 25 Layers of Mille-Feuille Katsu

Kimukatsu brings your typical cutlet to another level РMille-feuille style! Mille-feuille is actually a french pastry that consists of thin layers of  puff pastry and cream fillings. When you apply that concept to a katsu, you get 25 layers of thinly sliced pork stacked together Рthe Kimukatsu.

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It is my first time so I want to try the most basic in their menu. The Plain Kimukatsu is very straight forward. There is the natural taste of juicy pork and crunch from the breading. This goes well with generous amount of katsu sauce with ground sesame seeds.

For Php 380.00, you get the amazing piece of Kimukatsu, unlimited rice, miso soup (red or white), cabbage and Japanese pickles. The red miso soup is salty than the white one so choose according to your palate. For the cabbage, I highly suggest the wasabi dressing. It has the taste of wasabi but without any hot and burning sensation.

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