Japanese Restaurant and Bar

120Japanese food is a delectable riot of colours and flavours. However, barring Sushi, Japanese food does not enjoy the same popularity in India as Chinese food does. But Japanese food is slowing catching on as more and more Indians are discovering a new taste. Sushi bars are now quite popular in several Indian metros. But Japanese food is much more than just Sushi as Indians are discovering to their gastronomical delight. Restaurants that offer excellent Japanese food and ambience are coming up in several parts of Indian metros, especially places that see a lot of influx of tourists. Gurgaon, with its array of eateries does boast of having some really delightful food haunts. It has become home to a handful of Japanese restaurants of which Gohan – our Japanese Restaurant and Bar is a proud member. Let’s take a closer look at what you can have at Gohan.

The Menu, The Food, The Ingredients

Any good Japanese Restaurant and Bar thrives on the variety in its menu. This is what we strive to achieve at Gohan. There is a whole lot variety in Japanese food and it is our wish to be able to serve something of choice to everyone no matter what a person’s individual tastes are. Our food is made from the freshest of seasonal produce and authentic, good quality ingredients that ensure excellent aroma and flavor. Whether it is a bowl of soup, starters or desert, the quality and taste of our food is unmatched. Diners can opt for either vegetarian or non-vegetarian fare both of which have ample variety to please our guests. We are the most renowned Japanese Restaurant and Bar in Gurgaon and we most definitely aim to please!

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Advantages of eating Chinese food

119Chinese food has created a mass hysteria worldwide during the recent years.

It used to remain mysterious food for the centuries as china never allowed any foreign visitors to enter into their land. Now since they have opened the door for everybody many people have learned about their amazing fat free yet.

Rice and vegetable is their basic food. Chinese people are very orthodox minded and superstitious. During earlier days many people had spoilt the image of china since they were not allowed to enter the country. There was news that the people in china are staving to eat and living on trees. They eat everything and anything they find on the earth including reptiles but the fact was far from various fabricated stories. Today they are the people taking great pride in eating Chinese food and using Chinese materials.

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Antipasto salad with grilled octopus

118Octopus:

I enjoy octopus immensely. Although it is very common in Mediterranean European countries, it has not received the attention here in the US. In fact, I suspect many think of it as an exotic food. But if you can get past the tentacle suction cups, you will almost certainly find octopus to be a culinary delight. It’s like many foods; you have to acquire a taste if you have not grown up eating it. I recommend using fresh octopus (buy it already cleaned and prepared) if you can get it.

Some grocery stores and Asian markets carry it. I have no problems finding it here in Florida. I suggest that if you find it fresh, marinate it the same way as I did for the calamari (24 hours) and then grill it the same way. If you cannot find fresh octopus, you can use Vigo’s canned octopus (don’t grill it) as a fallback. They offer it in soy and olive oil, and it is actually quite good. In addition, I use white balsamic vinegar in the recipe. It is not as strong as the regular.

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