Thursday, March 21, 2013

Raku | Japanese Charcoal Grill

If you're looking for authentic Japanese food to eat in Las Vegas, Raku is definitely the place to go to!   Sorry, no sushi is served here, but you will experience other wonderful foods to eat that make up Japanese cuisine:

Simple set up

Raku's Tofu- Their tofu's texture was slightly firm and creamy and tasted great
 with the condiments and spices.  Our waitress was kind enough to suggest
which ones to use!

Even though they don't serve sushi, sashimi is available!  You still get to
eat thin slices of raw fish.  I still remember their fish quality fresh in my
mind, I give them an A!  Oh I wonder where they order their fish from..

Sashimi Salad- we couldn't get enough
of the sashimi so we shared this big salad.
All the ingredients that comprised this
salad was awesome and refreshing.

Yellowtail Carpaccio- Carpaccio is similar to sashimi, but it's main difference
from sashimi is that it is paper thin compared to sashimi and it has
 sauce poured over the raw fish or meat.

I had to get one of my favorites, Oyakodon.  

This was my first time eating Flying Fish.  The fish was fried and I'm
glad it was not saturated in oil because I was able to taste the fish.  It was
subtle even with sauce at the bottom of the bowl.  I honestly can't compare
it to other fried fishes I've had because this fish had a distinct taste!

My husband and I shared Green Tea Ice Cream with Crème Brûlée.  The hard
caramel tasted great with the green tea ice cream... Yum!

Eating at Raku is best for any occasion and be sure to make a reservation before hand!

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