Once the Far East was only accessible through the tales told by mariners. Nowadays, in our globalized world, as long as its authentic and creative like the fare served by Mirai, there's nothing strange about eating Sushi on the Grand Canal. By Elena Binda
Venice's creative Sushi Mirai restaurant combines traditional and a creative Japanese cuisine
In 2002, the Caselli family, owners of the Principe and Amadeus Hotels, launched the first Japanese restaurant in Venice. Since then, the Creative Sushi Mirai has attracted Venetians and gourmets from all over the world with traditional and creative Japanese cuisine. The venue's chef Mr. Direndra and its Manager Mr. J. Magrino offer a unique dining experience.
The traditional Japanese techniques involved in preparing the dishes have been handed down to Mr. Direndra, the locale's current young Sushi-man who has enhanced the menu with new creations.
The chef's dishes are infused with only the freshest, high-quality ingredients, including French organic Miso and Brown Rice. Beautifully presented, masterful cuts result in highly unusual Sushi dishes: Sea Urchin Taimaki,
Uramaki Ebiten with strawberries, exquisite marinated Amaebi and Futomaki.
Chef's suggestions: brown Uramaki with shrimps; Shrimps, Salmon or Tuna Tartare with pearls of Truffle lemon and sesame; Nigiri flambé (as an alternative to raw fish) and Shin, fried ravioli prepared on-the-spot and stuffed with shrimp or sea bass, a Mirai exclusive.
Mirai also offers a wide selection of cocktails including the famous Saké Sour Mirai, and a selection of Japanese teas.