Friday, November 16, 2012

Wagaya @ Solaris Dutamas

Returning to Wagaya, Ten's successor at Solaris Dutamas.
Earlier entry on Wagaya: Oct. 25, 2012.

Have a fetish for ox tongue? Wagaya can supply a threesome of ox tongue salad ...

... as well as ox tongue casserole in hot, ultra-creamy sauce ...

... and skewers of smoky-grilled ox tongue, worth licking our lips for.

What about mentaiko? Wagaya offers this marinated pollock roe tossed with savory spaghetti ...

... and with squid and mushrooms on a mentaiko-topped pizza ...

... plus mentaiko-cheese "atsu-age" thick fried tofu, a sinful bar snack.

Sushi-seekers can try the ones capped with sea urchin, nearly 40 ringgit for four pieces ...

... or the eel maki, interestingly topped with thin, crunchy lotus roots ...

... or the pressed sushi covered partly with scallops, partly with seared salmon.

Wagaya isn't much of a dessert venue, so sneak in some cake from, say, Free Mori nearby.

Two types of red wine are offered by the glass; customers can also choose cocktails like this mix of milk and Midori, though potency levels leave much to be desired.

Fruit liquor. Yuzu No Shizuku (try saying that five times fast!).

Sake is expensive here; Wagaya's fatal flaw might be its lack of wallet-friendly sake.



Wagaya,
D5-G3-5, Solaris Dutamas, Kuala Lumpur.
Open daily for lunch and dinner.
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30 comments:

  1. Not had Ox tongue for a couple of months...hmmm time to head in to Wagaya for my fix!

    Yuzu No Shizuku! twisted my tongue on the 3rd try. Bit myself on my 5th try.

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    1. Missyblurkit: ox tongue, beef cheeks, i do love those anatomical parts very much, heh :D wow, you managed to persevere and try saying that five times. i gave up very quickly! my tongue's just not flexible enough =)

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  2. Yuzu No Shizuku, Yuzu No Shizuku, Yuzu No Shizuku.. ok that was copy paste not saying it per se :P

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    1. Tng: heheh, I don't think I can spell it without cutting and pasting ;D

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  3. Ok, Japanese... Doesn't really turn me on, but don't mind having...if someone's treating. Hint! Hint! Hehehehehe!!!!

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    1. Suituapui: Okie, I will remember the hint! Heheh ;D

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  4. Looks like ur 2nd visit was more successful =)

    Hafta to visit here for the ox tongues and the Yuzu No Shizuku (yes I actually typed it letter-by-letter) :P

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    1. Ulric: Oh yeah, I was pleasantly surprised to see three different kinds of ox tongue dishes there, all reasonably priced. Wish I could say the same for the sake selection here, heh :D

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  5. We haven't been this place yet, maybe can give it a try?

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    1. Ck: oh yeah, there's no more French toast here anymore, but there's still other things to try, heh =)

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  6. I was there few days ago, the smoky-grilled ox tongue was surprisingly good. I like the salmon scallop sushi as well! This place is way more affordable than ten! =)

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    1. Smitten: Oh yeah, i guess this caters to a different segment of sushi-lovers compared to Ten, heheh :D

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  7. Wow! The pressed sushi with scallops and seared salmon looks darn good. :)

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    1. Bangsar Babe: It's an interesting mix of two ingredients =)

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    2. Ulric: would have been perfect if the salmon had been a little fresher and scallops had been juicier =)

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    3. Oic...there's always a caveat...sigh :(

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    4. Ulric: not perfect, true =)

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  8. Pizza with generous cheese topping! Yum Yum...

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    1. Melissa: and with lotsa squid and mushrooms on it too :D

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  9. hehehe grill ox tongue ..
    never try it before.. how is it taste? firm?

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    1. Simple Person: oh, sometimes it depends on how it's prepared, although yeah, the grilled ox tongue here was sliced thinner and tasted firmer than the chunky ox tongue =)

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  10. Everything looks so good, especially with the great photos!

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  11. Oooh I love lotus root - i might go just for the toppings :-)

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    1. The Yum List: yeah, it's not something we often spot on japanese rolls :D

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  12. I think there can cook up a full range of Ox Tongue feast !

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    1. Wong: oh yeah, it's great how there are so many different uses for ox tongue :D

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  13. may i ask if this resto was owned & managed by the same company as ten? thanks

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    1. Jennifer: i believe it's a sister company that has some links with ten =)

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