Although, always I wanted to eat at Kisumé, never thought that day I was going to be here. Certainly, it wasn’t expecting to come here. Suddenly, I went out on Monday, to have a dinner in city of Melbourne, precisely on the CBD.
Besides, being conscious that on Flinders Lane street, there are several beautiful restaurant, where to eat varied kind of yummy food. Such as, Chin Chin, Supernormal, Tonka, Pastuso, Lee Ho Fook and Kisumé amongst others.
Moreover, passing by of the Japanese restaurant Kisumé. Therefore, the craving to eat sushi, appeared into my mind. Furthermore, to have an Omakase experience, truly opened my appetite, to desire Japanese food.
In addition, not to mention that Kisumé account with Two Chef Hats Awarded by Good Food in 2020. In other words, amazing Japanese food must be made here.
Samurai Gourmet at Kisumé
Once, I was outside of Japanese restaurant, soon realized myself that one of my chef’s friend works here. Hence, he always advised me to come to eat at his place. Besides, the real pleasure to eat sushi made it possible.
After that, I entered and ate almost half of the menu that I will tell you now.
5 deluxe Sushi
Surely, starting with 5 Nigiris was something amazing, desiring that my sushi never run out. After my first bite with the Kumamoto 5A into the smoky glass, then Toro, Wagyu MS7 and Scampi Pearl all of them delicious. But, the Toro and Kumamoto were the best.
Kingfish Sashimi, Truffle Soy, Chives and Shio Kombu
Above all, to make good Sashimi can look simple but requires great skill and experience with fish. Likewise, at Kisumé, where they make one of the most tasty Kingfish with truffle soy, chives and shio kombu. In short, so good, you must eat it here.
The Crispy Wagyu Beef Truffles, Truffles Mayo and Mozzarella
Another, great dish kind of arancini with the mozzarella into the Crispy Wagyu Beef. Besides, dipping it ,in the Truffles Mayo. As a result, I don’t have words for such yummy food.
Snapper yuzu kosho, dashi, misuna & furikake
Definitely, this dinner has been one of the most difficult, talking about choosing the best dish of the night. But, this Snapper was something special, that is to say, lightly spicy and super tasty. In fact, it was above all the other dishes that I ate at the Japanese Restaurant. Likewise, the sushi, however the snapper was more enjoyable because I took longer time to eat it.
Moreton bay, yusu kosho & Tobiko The Most Popular roll at Kisumé
Perhaps, if I hadn’t ordered the 5 deluxe sushi and snapper. Certainly, the Moreton bay sushi roll would have been my favorite of the night without doubt. Due to, the mix was great, also the aioli on the top was magnificent. Therefore, outstanding ever more this dish. In short, now I know why is the popular here.
Pork Gyozas Steamed, Chili furikake and Garlic Sauce
After a night of great dishes, the Pork Gyozas did its job, to continue the streak of tasty food.
Chicken Teriyaki, Celeriac and Mustard
Although, I expected a little bit more of the Chicken Teriyaki. Also, it did its job or maybe, the other dishes were just too good to compare. But, to sum up, it was nice.
Chocolate, Toki, Raspberry yuzu, Japanese whisky cream, puffed rice crunch, yuzu meringue & raspberry sherbet
In fact, I chose this dessert just by instincts because the waitress was recommending me another one. Hence, I was expecting to much for it, due to, the beautiful ingredients that contained the dessert, then I tried. So, the expectation was higher than the taste, but still it was good for me.
In conclusion, Samurai Gourmet reckons to eat at Kisumé, has been one of the most greatest dinner in Melbourne so far.
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Location Melbourne, Australia
Rate: 4,9/5 Grateful/Excellent
Price: Average per person $$$$ 120 AUD
Contact: (03) 9671 4444 / BOOKINGS@KISUME.COM.AU
Address: 175 FLINDERS LANE, MELBOURNE