My wife took me to the amazing and discreet Japanese restaurant Kyo Ya for my birthday last month. What an amazing treat!

The menu were 11 courses that were all incredibly delicious:

  1. “Zatsuki”: Spring Gobo Kara-age with Sansho Salt
  2. “Sakizuke”: Silky White Turnip Tofu Uni, Caviar, Umadashi-an
  3. “Oshinogi”: Ginger Sticky Mochi Rice Arima Sansho Miso-yaki
  4. “Owan”: Hakusai Cabbage Potage Tricolor Saitomo Patato Dango
  5. “Zensai”: Watercress Yellow Chive and Grilled Shitake Ohitashi; Oyster Moto-yaki on the Shell; Snow Crab and Yamato Potato Isobe-age; “Noresore” Noodle Like a Fresh Baby Sea Eel; Poached Hotaru Squid with Wakame Seaweed
  6. “Otsukuri”: Sashimi of the Day (Chef’s Selection)
  7. “Yakimono”: Washu Tajima Beef Hot Stone Grill; Sawara Spanish Mackerel Wakasa-yaki; Green Asparagus, Renkon and Shitake
  8. “Nimono”: Clay Potato Soup with Mozzarella Cheese, Ebishinjo, Turnip, Carrot, Wood Ear Mushroom and Poached Quail Egg
  9. “Tomezakama”: Braised Baby Octopus, Apple and Broccoli Rabe, Califlower and Kiwi Puree Vinegar
  10. “Oshokuji”: Canadian Shishamo and Yaki-daikon Kamadaki Rice, Asari Clam Miso Soup and Pickles
  11. Desert: Kyoya “Monaka” Red Bean Sandwich and Soba-cha Sorbet
おいしい
Oishii!!
^_^