A bowl of Chirashi always works for me. Topped with fresh, premium seafood over vinegared sushi rice, it's the perfect all-in-one package. My default, go-to-dish for a fast yet fresh meal, a bowl of Chirashi never fails. All the time.
And just when you thought a bowl of Chirashi is no different than any other bowl of Chirashi, think again. Yumi elevates your Chirashi experience with four distinct variants to satisfy any Chirashi craving...
Start with the purist's version of Chirashi, simple and comforting with familiar flavors. Yumi's Chirashi Tekka (P 390), with vinegared sushi rice topped with premium maguro, oborro, kampyo and quail egg. Fresh, clean flavors from the premium tuna combine well with the creamy oborro, and the quail egg simply caps the dish with even more rich flavors. Each piece of premium maguro tuna simply melts in your mouth, just add a touch of wasabi for contrasting sharpness in flavor.
Chirashi Ikura Sake (P 450), topped with salmon roe, sake, ebiko, kani, and tamago. I used to enjoy Chirashi picking up one delicate piece at a time, followed by rice. But this Chirashi variant is best enjoyed with a piece of everything in one bite for a burst of rich flavors. The creamy and butter-like salmon's rich flavors are enhanced by the equally rich salmon roe and ebiko, with the pickled radish adding that spike in flavor. The usual Chirashi bowl in most restaurants would usually feature a tiny serving of salmon roe and ebiko, but not this bowl from Yumi. A generous heap of salmon roe and ebiko adds that distinct layer of richness and texture when mixed with the rice and salmon. Fish roe, creamy salmon, just can't get better than that. And there's two more variants coming up next...
Chirashi Moriawase (P 490), topped with sake, maguro, saba, unagi, uni, ebi, tako, and tamago. One look at this bowl, loaded with the freshest assortment of seafood, and you know this is one bowl of Chirashi that's definitely a level-up from the usual. Fresh salmon, tuna, uni, prawn, kani, mackerel, and octopus combine for the ultimate seafood feast. And then, there's the creamy uni or sea urchin roe, to add that indulgent layer of richness to complete the flavors. Rich, fresh, perfection in a bowl.
And finally, Yumi's Chirashi Ikura Tokuji (P 470), topped with salmon roe, uni, ebiko, kani, tamago, and ika, combining the fresh, clean flavors of kani and squid with the creamy notes of salmon roe, ebiko and uni. The blend of flavors and textures in this bowl is amazingly rich, almost sublime. A squeeze of lemon adds that refreshing sharpness, tempering the richness of the salmon roe, ebiko, and uni for balanced flavors. The various notes and flavors in this single bowl, from the richness of the various fish roe and uni, to the clean flavors of the kani and squid make this one mean bowl of Chirashi. Seriously good.
Four distinct variants, all featuring the freshest and cleanest flavors from premium seafood and more. Chirashi? Make that four awesome bowls of Chirashi, only at Yumi.
Yumi Japanese Restaurant is located at the new Promenade, Greenhills Shopping Center or call 785-6932 for inquiries and reservations.
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