One of many metropolis’s most in-demand omakase experiences now has a spin-off, and it’s situated proper upstairs.
Nidaime, which means second in Japanese, launches on 30 August at Yugen Tea Bar in South Yarra, and presents a shorter extra ‘approachable’ menu priced at $175pp.
Two sittings (6pm and 8pm) will run from Wednesday and Sunday, with 8 diners sampling between 16 and 18 programs – suppose native oysters, kingfish sashimi, Victorian smoked eel, and unagi tomago.
“Nidaime is the proper approach for us to provide diners who’ve missed out on a seat at Yugen Omakase one other alternative to strive Yugen’s thrilling and inventive meals,” says Stephen Nairn, LK Hospitality culinary director and CEO.
“Don’t anticipate a carbon copy of the happenings downstairs – Nidaime will likely be a extra laidback entity, the place our cooks will experiment with thrilling new concepts to craft a shorter menu at a cheaper price level.”
Nidaime’s chef workforce will put together dishes in entrance of visitors, with beverage pairings starting at $85pp for the benchmark providing and $145pp for the status.
Yugen is understood for its premium tea portfolio alongside uncommon whisky and sake choices in addition to cocktails reminiscent of a 4 Pillars gin quantity with kumquat and Karigane inexperienced tea.
Bookings are now open.