From the humble onigiri to elegant nigiri sushi, Japanese food is evolving through the season while still staying true to their flavors. The cuisine is amazingly diverse, focusing on the quality of ingredients itself. It can be as light and refreshing as pickled vegetables and as rich and hearty as a bowl of Tonkotsu ramen.
Even though it was under Japanese colonization for some time, the presence of Japanese restaurant in Jakarta were recorded since 1960s. Since then Japanese restaurant in Jakarta starting to pop up. Some offer to keep their traditional touch while other opt to present the dishes in a modern setting.
Machiya functioned as both residence and place of business with over a thousand years of history. It was known for the traditional carpentry techniques and kumki joinery methods that are sophisticated. The interpretation of Machiya can be seen implemented in the storefront of Sushi Maru, with horizontal and vertical wood treatments mainly using solid teak wood and Japanese clay roof tiles, or known as kawara
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