There are several ways to serve sushi. Some are buffets and others are sit down to order restaurant. One place was a revolving sushi bar. Sushi was served on a conveyer belt, which small dishes sit on top waiting to be picked off. Although the most remarkable feature of the restaurant was the revolving bar, the food itself was still delicious.
Salmon roe remains a favorite despite the salty content. It’s fun to chew the eggs that squish as soon as the bite hits them. They are definitely more fun to eat than the tiny fish eggs.
Tantanmen is a Japanized version of the Chinese noodle soup Dandan Mian. As such it was one of the more spicier ramen noodle soups although it is still not as spicy as the original Chinese version. Nevertheless, tantanmen has become a favorite ramen noodle soup.
In the restaurant, there are several small dishes of sashimi that are drizzled with sauces such as umami or garlic ponzu so eating sashimi with only wasabi isn’t the only option. Plain sashimi still is one of the choices served. In that case, wasabi is best served along with plain sashimi since there is a fishy taste from eating the sashimi alone. The umami drizzled salmon lived up the expectations of the taste umami.
This dish was best tasted with condiments. It is fine by itself though largely bland. Despite that, it balances out the heavier flavors of other small dishes.
The udon noodles were decent. It is something one can eat easily but unless one really likes the udon noodles, it can be easily passed over in favor of other interesting items the restaurant has to offer.
As most of the novelty remains in revolving sushi bar experience, it was an interesting experience indeed. The small dishes can be tricky to grab off the belt as one had to be quick before it slides out of reach. Other dishes that are served hot like the noodle soups can be ordered electronically by a screen. Once the order is ready, the dish will be slide to your seating place. Small dishes that are served on the belt can also be ordered electronically by the screen if one misses grabbing them from the conveyer belt. That way, the waiter no active role in serving food for you. I could see scenarios in which more restaurants would implement electronic orders by individual screens but waiters won’t be disappearing anytime soon.