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For Your Culinary Bucket List: Kaiseki at Tjing Tjing Momiji (At R200 Less)
Take your taste buds on a tour of Japan
You’re about to learn a foodie word you won’t soon forget: kaiseki. And you can experience it every week from Thursday to Saturday evening at Momiji Restaurant at Tjing Tjing House on Longmarket Street.
Kaiseki, considered the pinnacle of Japanese cuisine, is Japan’s precursor to the modern degustation menu. It is about celebrating and respecting season and place, structure, technique and above all, striving for balance. Momiji stays true to the formal structure and flow of the traditional kaiseki menu, while embracing local and seasonal ingredients.
A passion for modern Japanese culture and cuisine coupled with the chefs’ creativity and personalities results in a unique and playful multi-course menu. Expect to feast for more than two hours, as course after course of beautifully presented food is delicately place in front of you and described by the very knowledgeable staff
An optional drinks pairing (just do it) and an extensive wine, spirits and cocktail menu is also available.
I’M IN. WHAT’LL IT COST?
Tjing Tjing Momiji is offering its unmissable full Japanese kaiseki experience at a reduced price of R595 (normal price R795) per person from Thursday to Saturday evenings until 31 August as a winter special.
HOW TO BOOK YOUR KAISEKI EXPERIENCE
Reservations are essential at Momiji as the menu is set and there’s no a la carte option. Vegetarian and pescetarian options are available with prior notice. Book via Tjing Tjing’s website or the contact details below.