Exquisite Taste - - Best Japanese Restaurant : Jakarta -

Perched on The Plaza's 46th floor with stun­ning ci­tyscape views across Jakarta, the el­e­gant, buzzing Mo­mozen is home to a mod­ern Ja­panese menu with sig­nif­i­cant French twists, in­clud­ing co­pi­ous amounts of lus­cious fresh truf­fles! The brain­child be­hind this menu of wonders is celebrity Chef Sho Na­ganuma, famed for his ap­pear­ances on the Asian Food Chan­nel. Chef Sho has a con­tem­po­rary view of Ja­panese food, creat­ing a menu di­vided into snacks, ta­pas, rice clay­pots and mains, as well as pas­tas and desserts. You'll find plenty of wagyu steak, foie gras, seafood im­ported from the famed Tsuk­iji mar­ket and, of course, truf­fles.

Look for the chef's rec­om­men­da­tions and monthly spe­cials on the menu and in­dulge your taste buds on treats like the won­der­ful truf­fle don­abe go­han – fresh truf­fle rice pre­pared to or­der in a clay­pot that ar­rives steam­ing at your ta­ble, when fresh truf­fles are shaved gen­er­ously across the top. There is also the op­tion to add wagyu beef, grilled foie gras or truf­fle scram­bled egg, mak­ing a sub­lime dish even more heav­enly. Mean­while, per­fect for the car­ni­vores in your din­ing party is a re­cent dish on the menu, wagyu yaki-suki. Choose from

Hida A5, Kagoshima A4 or A5 and it will be sliced freshly at the ta­ble and served with an umami yaki-suki sauce, truf­fle egg yolk es­puma, chili, creamed potato and French mush­room paste. There are plenty of other in­no­va­tive Ja­panese dishes on the menu and you may need to visit sev­eral times to sat­isfy your cu­rios­ity.


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