Monday, April 16, 2012

Ju.Ne Japanese Restaurant @ Publika

Ju Ne is owned by a Japanese family and the son is the chef running the kitchen. The restaurant setting was extremely calming, with wood paneling surrounding the restaurant. The food quality was great and it is more affordable than its neighbor - Ten. Ju Ne was indeed a sweet surprise.  
The menu was extensive, offering everything from rolls, sushi, sashimi, rice, noodles, izakaya type dishes and even chanko nabe. 
Hamachi Sashimi (RM35) - The hamachi sashimi were fresh and buttery, accompanied by the freshly grated wasabi. 
Trout salmon sashimi (RM28) - The cut of the salmon sashimi was perfect and the presentation was eye pleasing. Nothing beats a fresh plate of salmon. 
Tataki Kyunri To Momotaro Tomato (RM10) - For something refreshing, the pressed japanese cucumber and fresh tomatoes might do the job. 
Irodori Yasai Saienfuu Anchovy Sauce Zeo (RM19) -  The vegetables were served on a bed of ice, with boiling anchovy sauce as its accomplice. This dish was very similar to the one I had at Morimoto back in Napa Valley. 
Yari Ika Sumi Yai (RM15) - Grilled squid with squid ink. These crunchy little devils were addictive!  
Gyu Tataki (RM23) - The lightly roasted beef served with tangy citrus sauce were not the best in town but still palatable.
Salmon Tataki Roll (RM25) - Avocado and salmon skin were rolled and dressed with salmon sashimi, topped with some fish roe and mayonnaise. 
Ju.Ne Chanko Nabe (RM64) - Chanko Nabe is a Japanese stew commonly eaten by sumo wrestlers as part of their weight gain diet. Even though it is not very calorie friendly, the miso based soup cooked with large amount of seafood, chicken and mix vegetables made it healthy. The remaining broth was used to boil udon noodles - just when we taught we were done with dinner.

Smitten Dishes:
Sashimi
Yari Ika Sumi Yai
Irodori Yasai Saienfuu Anchovy Sauce Zeo
 Chanko Nabe

Verdict : TOTALLY SMITTEN

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21 comments:

  1. There's so many Jap restaurants around, I can hardly keep track of them! I might have seen this place but can't be too sure :P Food looks good though!

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    1. You might wanna check it out when you are back for holidays =)

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  2. The prices seems very reasonable. I don't fancy the rolls but the sashimi platter is our fav and we normally go for that. I have not tried the grilled squids but from your sharing, it seems worth the try.

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    1. Yes the squids is a must order. I think you will like it. =)

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  3. The prices look good especially the sashimi. The gyu tataki does look good though...but I supposed looks can be deceiving. I am still looking for good gyu tataki in KL.

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    1. Let me know when you discover a good gyu tataki place =)

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  4. the sashimi looks fresh and im quite surprised with the price :)

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    1. Yea.. pricing is pretty good for the portion we get.

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  5. I just love Japanese food! Another outlet at Publika! I hope they can sustain all of those eateries.

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    1. I think this outlet will make it =) I was back there again and it was packed with ppl.

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  6. Is the Ju.Ne Chanko Nabe enough to be shared by 2 persons?

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    1. More than enough! 4 ppl would be a good size if you are ordering other dishes. =)

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  7. Wow the food here looks good! Definitely worth a try. I am eyeing the trout salmon sashimi!

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    1. Hope you will enjoy it as much as I did =)

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  8. Everything looks so good in your pictures! The Changko Nabe especially looks inviting!

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  9. Yen told me about this place when we were at Publika the last time. I have yet to check this place out. The food looks delicious. I am sold:D

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  10. why your food so expensive...????

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    1. our food is very quality not quantity. Please go to mamak if you want cheap food.....

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    2. Shirly Lim..

      Are you stupid..... where got sushi sell in mamak.....

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    3. hey I am not stupid...i am pretty girl...you want to see my photo???

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