Zipangu, the Japanese restaurant at Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur is bringing a new concept of unique dining to diners, known as Izakaya Specials, every Friday between 6.30pm to 10.30pm from 7 July till 25 August 2017.
Izakayas are popular in Japan for serving drinks and food in a relaxed atmosphere with home-styled dishes and various snacks. At Zipangu, you can indulge in over 70 delicious dishes from the eat-all-you-can Izakaya menu which features a variety of appetisers, sushi and sashimi, deep-fried specialities, grilled dishes, teppanyaki, rice, noodles and desserts.
To start off your dining experience, you can pick your choice of appetisers which come in 14 varieties. These include edamame, octopus wasabi, salmon skin salad, avocado sashimi, mozukusu, vinegard seaweed and cucumber, mizuna and radish salad, boiled vegetables and more. The Miso soup menu comes with six selections which are oden hot pot, seafood kimuchi soup, carb and mizuna soup, wafu corn soup, chawanmushi and dashimaki tamago.
The sushi and sashimi menu offers an array of 14 delicious treats such as salmon, tuna, kanpachi and butter fish sashimi, California roll, soft shell crab roll, salmon, kanpachi, tuna, inari and assorted seared sushi and more. There are seven rice and noodle selections such as cold and hot soba, cold and hot udon noodles, rice balls, garlic fried rice and seafood fried rice.
The deep-fried and grilled selections consist of 20 delicious delights such as chicken and squid karaage, deep-fried octopus, shrimp tempura, crab meat cream croquette, deep-fried breaded chicken, fried potatoes, grilled salmon and mackerel, eihire (grilled string ray), chicken yakitori, squid, salmon and mackerel teriyaki and more.
From the teppanyaki selection, diners can indulge in 11 flavourful specialities such as corn butter, scallops, tofu steak, mussels, chicken and salmon teppanyaki, Japanese styled hamburger, grilled yaki-soba noodles, grilled yaki-udon noodles, dice cut teppanyaki steak, and mixed vegetables.
Desserts such as vanilla, matcha and black sesame ice-cream are also available to mark a sweet ending to the Izakaya Specials menu.
The eat-all-you-can Izakaya Specials at Zipangu is priced at RM 199 nett per person and comes with a pre-welcome cocktail or mocktail. Diners can also take up the free flow beverage package, price at RM 188 nett per person which includes draft beer (Asahi), house wine, shochu and plum sake, soft drinks, chilled juices and more. The Izakaya Specials will be the only menu served at Zipangu for dinner on Fridays from 7 July till 25 August.