Friday, November 15, 2013

Teppanyaki Matsuoka Japanese Restaurant @ Solaris Dutamas

Teppanyaki Matsuoka: Round Two. Earlier entry: September 23.

 

Beef might seek to seize the spotlight at Matsuoka, but seafood refuses to play second fiddle.

 

The lobster teppanyaki's well worth trying, fresh & fleshy, RM68++ for a half-portion.

 

Scallops sauteed with butter (RM25++) prove plenty juicy & pretty fairly priced.

 

Also well-prepared: Takoyaki octopus dumpling balls, not as greasy as feared ...

 

... plus Osaka-style okonomiyaki, stuffed with squid, another good one by chef Shuji Hamagami.

 

Quite like the omelet here too, despite the ketchup that's typically a bane for egg recipes.

 

What makes this triumphant is the satisfying layer beneath of chicken, avocado & tomatoes.

 

Also interesting: Tofu "steak," nice to nibble on as a starter or stomach-filler.

 

Love this one: Sweet corn, taken off the cob & skewered for convenient eating.

 

Dessert's not spared from the teppanyaki treatment. The result: A fun version of French toast.
 

To forget a night to remember, all that's needed is a copious amount of sake ...

 

... complemented by sufficiently intoxicating shochu. Memories are, after all, overrated.
P.S. Sean's away Nov. 7-17 in a mystery location 8,765 miles from KL. Daily blog entries have been scheduled in advance & will be automatically posted, but apologies as comments can only be replied far later.

 

Teppanyaki Matsuoka,

A3-G2-1, Solaris Dutamas, Kuala Lumpur.

Daily for lunch & dinner. Tel: 03-6211-6226


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26 comments:

  1. Osaka-style okonomiyaki! Hopefully it is as good as the closed Riki-Ya's...been hankering for a fluffy version for quite some time =)

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    1. Ulric: the okonomiyaki here was worth the carbs and calories for me, heheh :D

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  2. What a neat place, Sean! I think it is so much fun to watch chefs in action...they are artists! That omelet looks so good, but I wouldn't need the ketchup, it looks like it would taste great without it. Great review. Thank you so much for your kind comments on my blog posts, and your most recent one really touched my heart. I appreciate it.

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    1. Linda: true, it's awesome to watch these skillful chefs! :D and i agree, good omelets need no ketchup =) thank you for sharing your thoughts and experiences with us, linda. i love reading them =)

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  3. The seafood looks awesome - I's prefer those to the meat anytime...but they're usually more expensive. Eeeee....give me corn on the cob anytime, no thanks to those manhandled and skewered ones.

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    1. Suituapui: yeah, i'd happily eat seafood more often too, if only the cost wasn't so scary... heheh, ooo, i prefer 'manhandled' corn cos it's more convenient but still tasty :D

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  4. wah, i love that crab seafood~ mouth watering liao~

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    1. Mr Lonely: true, seafood fans would be pleased here :D

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  5. I want that lobster and scallop teppanyaki! :D

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    1. CK: heheh, it was quite nice, i was quite happy with it =)

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  6. The scallops are beckoning, hehe! And skewering those corn - wow, that's a lot of work!

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    1. Pureglutton: those scallops tasted goooood .... and ya, i was pleased with the skewered corn! :D

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  7. scallops and lobster for me please!!!

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    1. Missyblurkit: good choices! :D

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  8. Oooo the lobster looks good and pretty reasonably priced too :)

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    1. Baby Sumo: yeah, no regrets ordering the lobster! =)

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  9. Great shots on those seafood Sean! Those scallops and lobster look amazing!

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    1. Ken: thanks! they taste as good as they look! =)

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  10. I really like the sweet corn stick !

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    1. Wong: ya, i'd love to continue eating the corn on the sticks all evening :D

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  11. wow! i am for the buffet. lobster... yes...

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    1. Cquek: lobster's succulent here! :D

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  12. Osaka okonomiyaki? Hhmmm looks promising!
    For me - scallops, okonomiyaki, the corn - that's a lot of work!, omelet and the french toast.
    In fact, everything here looks like it would make me very happy! :)

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    1. Rebecca: yeah, the menu here warranted two blog posts in the end! :D

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  13. went there yesterday, bumped into some drunkard fella whom were talking to us throughout our meal. Havent got a chance to really taste the food in peace but i remember loving that sweet corn that i had 3 portions of those. yummy!

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    1. AugustDiners: yikes, here's hoping future visits will be free of that sort of fella. but ya, despite all the other food here, one of my favorite memories here is of the corn too!!! heheh :D

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