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Iconic Vancouver sushi spot offers stellar special menu this month

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Hanna McLean Oct 10, 2018 10:24 am 4,941

There’s an iconic sushi spot in Coal Harbour that’s making headlines for more than the fact that it hosted Beyoncé and Jay-Z last week.

Miku’s special ten-year anniversary Kaiseki menu is a feast for the taste buds and the eyes.

The special celebratory menu is available now through October 30, and the Aburi sushi pioneer has created a six-course gastronomic experience combining a decade of popular dishes into one stellar meal.

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Kicking off with an amuse bouche of Wagyu beef carpaccio with Asian pear, jalapeño ponzu, Asian greens, the next course is a head-turning Aburi sashimi and tartare combination with BC Botan Ebi, Hamachi, and Chū-toro Tartare positioned in a tantalizing tableau.

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Wagyu beef carpaccio (Hanna McLean/Daily Hive)

Mikue 10 year

Wagyu beef carpaccio (Hanna McLean/Daily Hive)

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Aburi sashimi and tartare (Hanna McLean/Daily Hive)

Next up comes a double dose of sea and land: The third course is an interactive Lobster Bouillabaisse made from half lobster tail, scallop, mussel, clam, and served with iwanori butter baguette.

For land, the plated-to-perfection Filet Mignon, a combo of AAA sterling silver, roasted market vegetables, veal jus and wasabi pickles.

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And while all dishes are incredible in their own right, we all know when you’re dining at an Aburi Restaurants Group spot that you’re really just anticipating that earth-shatteringly wonderful sushi, aka the pièce de résistance which is the fifth course of this Anniversary Kaiseki menu.

This spread features a selection of Aburi Oshi, rolls, and nigiri sushi including Salmon Oshi Sushi, Ebi Oshi Sushi, Miku Roll, Aburi Ō-toro Nigiri, Aburi Kanpachi Nigiri, and Aburi Hotate Nigiri.

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Aburi Oshi, rolls, and nigiri sushi (Hanna McLean/Daily Hive)

For a sweet finish, patrons who treat themselves to this menu will feast on Matcha Grand Marnier Tiramisu, an elevated twist on an Italian classic made from Grand Marnier-infused matcha almond sponge, mascarpone mousse, vanilla sablé, and white coffee ice cream.

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This tasting menu is $110 per person and there is also the option to go for a premium sake pairing for an additional $50.

Special occasion or just a seriously dedicated Miku fan, this is one carefully-crafted culinary lineup that is not to be missed.

Miku Anniversary Kaiseki

When: Now through October 30
Where: 200 Granville Street #70, Vancouver
Price: $110; $50 premium sake pairing available

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Hanna McLean
Hanna is the Dished Vancouver Editor at Daily Hive. Got a food tip? Email her at [email protected]

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