First of all, Teppanyaki is a feature of dining at Koko. In fact, it’s a style of cooking in which the chef prepares prime cuts of beef, chicken or seafood together with fresh seasonal vegetables. Then, cooked on a large steel hotplate called a “Teppan”. And “yaki” in Japan refers to ingredients that have been grilled, hence “Teppanyaki”. Besides, the food is made in front of the guest that becomes a great live show.
Moreover, the unique ambient created by the internationally renowned designer Tony Chi. Where the restaurant is surrounds of a Japanese water garden. So on, it makes Koko a pure Japanese experience.
In addition, the authentic teppanyaki and à la carte menus for the guests to choose from. alongside with its amazing sushi and sashimi. On the other hand, Koko also features an impressive sake bar, offering the city’s best sake from both Australia and Japan.
Samurai Gourmet at KoKo
After all, the impeccable features at KoKo. Therefore, Samurai Gourmet had to visit the Japanese restaurant to make sure that all is true. About, its food.
In total, I have been at KoKo three times, where the first one, it was a teppanyaki experience. Hence, the chef cooking in front of me, a tasty and elegant dinner with skilful manner right before my eyes. As a result, an amazing and pleasant meal.
A la Carte
The second time, I came here in lunch, ordering a la carte, where I repeated the same dessert. which I ate at the first dinner at KoKo, based in a pannacotta with a chestnuts tart. By the way, it’s not on the menu anymore, however I loved it.
Sushi at KoKo
The thirst time at KoKo, it was another dinner and the most about sushi and nigiri, plus one dessert. Because, I needed to try the different phases of Japanese cuisine, which has been made here. In short, I liked it but I have eaten better sushi, for sure.
At last, the Japanese roasted brown tea Crème brûlée served with vanilla ice cream and still remaining on the menu. So, simple french dessert with Japanese ingredients, it’s just delicious.
As a result, trying all the different phases of the Japanese cuisine at KoKo. Certainly, the most what I loved, it was the teppanyaki experience. Due to, it’s food makes in live and how I said before, it’s a show to be enjoy but also tasted.
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Location Melbourne, Australia
Price: Average per person $$$120 AUD
Contact: (03) 9292 5777
Address: Level 3, Crown Towers, 8 Whiteman St, Southbank VIC 3006