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Saké The Rocks celebrates a decade of modern Japanese decadence

Source: Rockpool Dining Group
Archived 19 Nov 2019 - Posted: 20 Sep 2019
Saké Restaurant & Bar is celebrating a decade of delivering its signature, super-fusion Japanese food at its up-market location in The Rocks, Sydney where the remarkableSaké journey began in October 2009.

In honour of its 10th birthday, Saké The Rocks will showcase the delightful, modern riff it brings to Japanese cuisine at an exclusive, seven-course dinner, paired with Champagne, wine and Japanese drinks, on Wednesday, 16 October at 6.30pm ($179pp).

Hosted in the restaurant’s upper-level, private dining room – a stylish ensemble of sandstone, heritage timber and modern décor – 40 guests will be wooed by Saké chefs and brothers Yosuke Hatanaka and Shimpei Hatanaka and their seven exquisite dishes that represent some of Saké’s biggest hits of the past 10 years.

 

Birthday Dinner Menu:

Ocean trout and scallop tartar

Trout roe | avocado | coriander and orange truffle ponzu

NV Ruinart Rosé Brut  Reims, France

Snapper tiradito

Apple| cucumber | coriander | tomatoes | rocoto | yuzu white soy

Mansakuno Hana Junmai Ginjo – Akita, Japan 

Grouper kaburamushi

Radish meringue | mushrooms | thickened dashi

2018 Grace Gris de Koshu - Yamanashi, Japan 

Kingfish tempura

Smoked batter | spicy roe | coriander | garlic yuzu butter ponzu

2017 Ravensworth ‘Seven Months’ Pinot Gris Riesling – Canberra District, NSW

Smoked duck

Edamame | mushrooms | buckwheat | yakiniku sauce

2018 Ten Minutes by Tractor ‘10X’ Pinot Noir – Mornington Peninsula, VIC

Nigiri

Scampi foie gras | akami zuke | seared salmon with lemon salt

Amabuki Junmai Daiginjo 50 – Saga, Japan 

Dragon egg

Passionfruit | nut crumble | miso caramel

Choya Kokuto Umeshu – Osaka, Japan

 

Fans of Saké The Rock’s beautiful cocktails can learn the secrets behind three of classic hits – Hattori Hanzo, Miss Wednesday and Zen Old fashioned – at a masterclass on Saturday, 19 October, from 2pm-4pm. Guests will learn to recreate this charming trio and enjoy the cocktails with bar bites ($70pp).

 

Photo by Anna Kucera

 
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