First Look: Takaya New Asian Rolls Out Modernly Plated Sushi and Fusion Dishes

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Mabel Suen
White Fish Carpaccio - white fish with a touch of olive oil, yuzu dressing, five spice seasoning and garlic chips.
Eun Kyung's nearly twelve years of sushi experience definitely shine here - the proof is in the plating. The house signature sushi is a yellowtail jalapeno carpaccio ($23) topped with thin slices of tomato, jalapeno and a special ponzu sauce. A list of "celebrity rolls," with a portion of proceeds donated to a selected charity, includes the David Backes Roll ($15) which contains a kaleidoscopic display of salmon, avocado, tuna, light tempura crunch, eel sauce, sriracha sauce, Japanese mayo and colored tobiko.

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Mabel Suen
Bartender Jake Wiseman and general manager Simon Rehm with Takaya front of house staff.
Takaya New Asian's hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Look out for new happy hour specials starting this week including infused sakes from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

"We have a huge selection of sake now," says Heckman. "But our intent is to have the biggest selection of sake in the state."

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Mabel Suen


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Takaya New Asian

634 Washington Ave., St. Louis, MO

Category: Restaurant


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