Autumn Story In Japan 2013 – Traditional Japanese Tea and Dessert @ 春日荷茶屋

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After visiting Kasuga Taisha (Kasuga Grand Shrine), we settle down at a traditional tea house (春日荷茶屋) nearby for traditional Japanese green tea and dessert, and of cos to rest our tired feet after walking on the stone pathway for the whole morning! 😀

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The menu in Japanese but they do have English menu with photos as well.

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The green tea is nice and fragrant. The dessert is some jelly-like jelly with peanut powder and sweet sauce which I don’t really fancy. 😛

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This is sorta a fruit cake. Not too bad but nothing too fancy. Nonetheless, I do enjoy myself relaxing in this tea house, looking at the light drizzle outside, and immersing myself in the very traditional Japanese ambience of the tea house. 🙂

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GOOD Momiji Japanese Buffet Dinner @ City Square ^^

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OOTD – The lace transparent top is from Forever 21, shorts is from Dorothy Perkins, necklace from H&M and shoes are from Charles and Keith (the shoes bite! :()

Tried on the new NXY pink lipstick and oh how I love this colour!!

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Momiji Japanese Restaurant is located at City Square Level 5. Because Kushin Bo @ Suntec is closed, so we have to find somewhere that we can have snow crabs! I have read great reviews about Momiji and hence, decided to try it last Saturday.

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Look at how fresh the Sashimi are! There are Salmon Belly, Small Amaebi, Big Amaebi, Squid and Octopus! The sight of Amaebi is such a happiness for me! Most Japanese Buffet does not cater Amaebi and I LOVE Amaebi. 😀

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Snow Crabs! Though I find it smaller in size as compared to Kushin Bo, the crabs are less salty and more fresh, it has the crab-by taste. GOOD!

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There are various kind of sushi and because I could not stomach everything, I chose the ones with Salmon. OMG, it was good! So fresh! But the prawns are normal, not juicy nor sweet. The nicest prawns are still from Carousel. Heh.

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Wagyu Beef with Enoki! If the beef could be thicker, it will be better. But it’s really not bad. We rarely see this appearing in a Japanese Buffet too!

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Beef which is non wagyu but still quite beefy and nice.

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Next comes the Tempura and fried food which is ‘I find it better than Kushin Bo’! The tempura prawns are so fat and with so much crumbs, not to mention that the prawns are fresh too. The nicest and yummy-est is the fried salmon skin, head or meat! It is so fragrant that I could die for this. Every mouthful is full of collagen under the skin!

There’s also shishamo (fried small fish with eggs inside) which is so delicious and totally no fishy taste of the fish eggs. Pork Belly Nabe is miso-soup base, and drinking soup after indulgence of all the above is comforting.

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What’s more?! There’s free flow of Imported Sapporo Beer! You need to bring receipt to exchange for a bottle of Sapporo Beer per pax and you can then exchange an empty bottle for the 2nd bottle, 3rd bottle and so on.  Oh how I love Japanese beer, the only beer that I like. 😛

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Last but not least, how can we miss out the desserts in a Buffet? There are not too much varieties but the cakes and cream puffs are really not too bad. Just that it is being refilled at a slow pace. If you want me to compare, I still think no one can fight the desserts section at Kushin Bo. Lol.

But there’s Haagen Dazs Ice Cream (Belgian Chocolate, Rum Rasin, Macademia Nuts and Green Tea Flavor) with waffle and I really love this!!!! If I am not so full, I will definitely go back for 2nd helping. My poor stomach cannot contain any more food at this point! 😀

The dinner cost $43 per pax (GST and Service Charge Inclusive). How worth it! Ya?