Saturday, March 9, 2013

Maruhi Sakaba @ Faber Plaza, Taman Desa

Maruhi Sakaba: Round Two. Earlier entry: March 4.

Stick 'em up!  We'll happily hand over hard-earned cash for skewers of pork belly, shoulder & tongue (RM4 each) ...

... as well as tantalizingly juicy "tsukune" minced meat (RM7) & meat-wrapped shimeji & enoki mushrooms (RM5).

Chicken gizzard & liver (RM4). Sure, it's spelled 'lever' on the menu, but never mind.

Fatty chicken skin & tail meat (RM4), with dips that pack a flavorsome punch.

One-bowl meals are also available. Rice topped with fresh kampung egg might help us recuperate from tedious, tiresome time at the office.

A special for folks who adore chicken skin: Savor it all sliced up & served on its own on a substantial platter with a light ponzu sauce (RM5).

Need crisp veggies to pair with the protein? Leek, okra & eggplant "kushi" skewers are worth nibbling, as well as fresh salad sticks of celery, cucumber & carrots.

"One-cup sake" seems cool & convenient. Ume liquor tastes refreshing too.

Maruhi Sakaba,
6A, Faber Plaza, Jalan Desa Jaya, Taman Desa, Kuala Lumpur.
Open 6pm-11pm, except Mondays.
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19 comments:

  1. I miss their yakitori, since Sanuki Udon doesn't serve that anymore. But now I can go and eat at Maruhi Sakaba! hehehe

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    1. CK: ya, and it's good for us that they also serve pork here, so you can enjoy both chicken yakitori and also pork sticks. prices are still reasonable also :D

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  2. Am certainly looking forward to dining there next week with the girl friends:D

    BTW...the spelling lever might well be their style. Think the did the same for Gerai Makan Japanese BBQ:P

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    1. Missyblurkit: ooh, this seems to be quite a masculine restaurant, so it'll be interesting to have a girls' night out here! :D i didn't realize that about the 'lever' spelling. it's amusing, heh, but i think it might confuse some of us! :D

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  3. Got everything I like...yakitori, cholesterol-inducing spare parts and runny onsen egg...looking fwd to dining here next Tue...hehe :D

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    1. Ulric: it's a nice little eatery, simple and humble but the food is nice and fairly priced. we could use more japanese outlets like this in every neighborhood around KL :D

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    2. Agreed wholeheartedly! :D

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    3. Ulric: ooh, and it passes one specific test ... many of its customers are japanese =)

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  4. 4 each is affortable, best served with cold beer !!!!

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    1. Wong: yeah, a good place for snacking before or after dinner :D

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  5. Ahhhh!!!! Japanese. Certainly looks different from the usual fare. Chicken skin? No, thanks.

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    1. Suituapui: yeah, no sushi, sashimi or tempura here :D

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  6. Haha the tables are unique... the legs are using Carlsberg boxes!

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    1. Baby sumo: pretty cool, hor! It's got a look that feels like it's cobbled together from scrap metal, spare parts, old wood, discarded furniture and recycled goods :D

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  7. Yum Yum...the skewers look yummy. I do agreed on the interior. Not lavish but quite cool.

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    1. Melissa: heheh, yeah, the ambiance and the food and the service here match each other quite nicely :D

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  8. we ordered everything in the menu and must say the rice is super memorable. Liver shashimi was nice but the lingering aftertaste is rather overwhelming for me. Oh, and who would have thought the tail meat would be so delish. Btw, any idea what tailmeat is?

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    1. Ivan: glad to hear you enjoyed the rice. Yeah, the softness of the egg, the warmth of the rice, the umami flavor of the bonito flakes, all combine well together =) I'm a fan of the liver sashimi, but yeah, I love liver in the first place, even when it's cooked =) hmmm, my guess is that tail meat is the butt meat =)

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  9. my favorite there are skin.tail meat. kanpong tigh.pork neck,mushroom rolled in meat..mushroom,eggplant and intestine carppacio,.etc.. eggrice with soya sauce is really nice...and drink is maruhi sour..their special drink..it's easy to drink...

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