Unagi, Salmon or Soft Shell Crab? I went back to Fujisawa Izakaya@Damansara Uptown for the set lunch.
From the set lunch menu, there were three that I wanted to try - I Love Unagi Set, I Love Salmon Set and I Love Soft Shell Crab Set.
Now, isn't that lovely? That's the I Love Unagi Set. It comes with a bowl of fried rice topped with unagi, four pieces of maki, potato salad, tofu, watermelon, miso soup and a handroll.
The fried rice was quite nice topped with thinly sliced grilled unagi and fish roe.
With four maki on the side, this is quite a high carb meal and very filling.
Don't eat the flower.
This one is the I Love Salmon Set. Looks quite bare without a bowl of rice but sufficiently filling.
What you get is three thick slices of sashimi, three sushi and four maki with the usual tofu, potato salad, miso soup and watermelon.
The salmon was very fresh and I was happy with the thick slices of sashimi.
Again, don't eat the flower.
This was my least favorite set, the I Love Soft Shell Crab Set.
I love soft shell crab but ....
... it was served with soba in cold soup. If there's one thing I can't stomach, its ice cold soup and cold noodles. Arrrghhh.... (I was hoping to save some rice for my cat)
So I ate everything up and had just a bit of the soba and left the rest behind.
My dislike for soba notwithstanding, I appreciate that the restaurant pairs the different sets with different carbs. That makes it more interesting unlike some sets that are so generic, the only thing different is the protein.
Maybe it would be nicer if they paired the soft shell crab with fried udon or some other warm carbs. I would be happy with even plain white rice.
I will come back again when I feel like having Japanese set lunches. Of all the three I Love sets, my favorite is the I Love Salmon Set.