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Izakaya Sensu: Japan feels

One of the things that I look forward to when eating at a Japanese restaurant is the freshness of the sushi and sashimi. After all, it's one of the things they are known for right? So when I headed to Netpark in BGC to try out Izakaya Sensu, my expectations were quite high on these two dishes. I was praying that I wouldn't be disappointed. Of course there were other dishes that we also had to try so let me give you a run down of what we had.

This Uni Yaki-Onigiri  was very different. This grilled rice ball with sea urchin and special miso. Maybe it's the sauce on top but it was definitely something that I have never tried before. I liked that you can eat this all by yourself or paired with soda. Yes, I think this is best paired with soda coz you need that extra push to burn this heavy sticky rice.

The Asari Butter Clams which was sauteed in butter, sake, and soy sauce is perfect to be paired with plain rice because the sauce is tasty enough. You don't need to add anything and if you love clams, this is absolutely perfect.

The Hirame Sugate-Age is deep-fried flatfish nuggets on a noodle basket with Ponzi Dip. It is basically breaded fish which is something every person who loves fish would go for. When dipped in it's special sauce, it bursts into so many different flavors. I'm not a fan but I don't regret getting this. It's different from your ordinary breaded fish.

Now the salmon was fresh and cooked just right. One dish is enough to fill you up so be careful if you plan to eat a lot because you might end up finishing this and then you won't have space for other things anymore.

Omakase 3 which contains Bluefin Tuna, Norwegian Salmon, and Squid. Everything is extremely fish that you would think it was just taken off the actual fish. I loved this platter and if memory serves me right, I ate everything in here by myself. This definitely did not disappoint in any way or form.

The maki and rolls were so many and so good. An entire order is more than enough to stuff you but make sure you also leave room for the Yakitori. You can choose your own Yakitori. I mostly picked the chicken yakitori because it is what I liked. My friends chose the bacon but as you all know, I am not a fan of bacon.

To end a wonderful lunch, we had the Miso Chocolate Cake and I have to admit that this one was the perfect way to end things. It's light, not overly sweet, and quite filling for such a seeminly small piece.

Izakaya Sensu is located at the Ground Floor of Netpark BGC. I plan to bring my family there soon since we all like Japanese food. I'm pretty sure that they would enjoy this just as much as I did.

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  1. I am drooling over all this amazing seafood. They look so delicious.

  2. Ok, it's not even time for lunch and your post has made me hungry. For Japanese food! Maybe today we'll go eat sushi.
    Carol Cassara

  3. I love Japanese food soo much!!! Everything in there look delicious. I'm starving now :( haha

  4. I've never really liked sushi, but if I did, I'm sure these would be amazing!

  5. This pictures are too much to handle oh my good!!!! Look at that sushi

  6. I love Asian cuisine. I've only tried a few Japaneses dishes but I'd love to try some more!

  7. Japanese will always be one of my favorite cuisines. I think this restaurant is definitely worth trying! My family will love their dishes as well.

  8. So neat to see the differences in food choices!

  9. There are so many delicious delicacies to try! You took great photos too.

  10. It all looks so wonderful. The miso chocolate cake, looks amazing though!!!

  11. This looks so good! I have eat at Chinese restaurants, but never Japanese!

  12. I shouldn't have read this while I was hungry. I love Japanese food.

  13. Nice tip on the salmon filling you up. Everything looks really good.

  14. Oh my goodness! This food looks amazing. My daughter would want to eat her every single day :)

  15. Wow that is a lot of fish! I would be excited to try the Miso cake as I bet it would be delicious !

  16. These look delish! I could enjoy this every single day.

  17. Ahhhhh!!! i love love love this post! mostly because I LOVE all things japan.
    especially the Omakase 3 .

  18. Ok, I'm not even hungry but I think I could eat all of this right now. It all looks good.

  19. My family and I loves Japanese food, ramen and maki in particular. Seems like everything is tasty and delicious. We will definitely check out the place when we go to BGC. Thanks for sharing!

    Mhaan <3 | Mommy Rockin' In Style Blog

  20. I am a huge fan of Japanese food. I have been in NYC and didnt get to my favorite place for Japanese. Your gorgeous photos have me drooling


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