Sake – Brisbane
May 23, 2012
So this restaurant was one of our food highlights on the whole trip… Sake is an amazing Sushi – Japanese restaurant in Brisbane.
The space is amazing, they have private rooms as well as traditional booths and then a huge normal restaurant space with tables and chairs.
We booked ahead and got a booth, the kind you have to climb into.
We started with cocktails, and there were many. They were all great, they have a dedicated bar staff here and our waitress was great at talking us through choices and making up bespoke cocktails to our tastes.
There were 5 of us which was great as it meant we got to try lots of different things.
I love these, and have said this before, but I have to get them when I can. So simple and so good.
The steamed prawn dumpling. Oh my. I can still remember these. I really wish I could make them.
These are Miso-Barra lettuce cups. Little bits of miso marinated fish – barrimundi in this case.
My plate looks bad in this photograph but I had to show you the pink colour of the meat. It melted in my mouth.
Popcorn shrimp, so light and little tiny bite size pieces. Very dangerously good as I doubt it’s as good for you as it is light. The sauce served with it was described as a cremey spicy sauce and I think the same one I liked with the chicken.
Salt and pepper tofu was ordered purely because my husband is obsessed. It was great.
Everyones aboslute favourite and the restaurant famous signiture dish; sushi tacos served with a shot of sake. We got tuna and salmon and then ordered another lot. These were so good and the ritual of the shot make them so much fun. I loved these, and again the fish was insanely good.
This was a cocktail some of us had served with a ball of ice, they have a special machine to make this. I had to show you.
Desserts were also good but not in the same league.
I had a chocolate bomb which was so rich and nearly pushed me over the edge. The sorbet served with it was beautiful though.
A berry creme brulee.
If you go here all you need to know if take a big group so you can order lots, drink cocktails and sake and get the sushi tacos.
This is the view from outside. Pretty amazing huh?
***edit*** just found this about ice balls for whiskey, check it out; http://www.coolhunting.com/food-drink/whisky-ice-ball.php