A taste of Japan in Čikat Bay

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Providing guests with the finest Croatian and foreign tastes perfectly blended with top selection of wines reads as a guideline of any chef

The beginning of summer in 5-star Lošinj Bellevue Hotel brings opening of Matsunoki Restaurant, the first Japanese restaurant on Croatian islands. The location under the pine trees inspired the name matsunoki (pine trees). Concept of this restaurant lies on fusion of the traditional Japanese cuisine and original Japanese ingredients paired with Mediterranean/local food featuring modern culinary techniques. Preparation of the best Japanese delicacies in combination with local ingredients, herbs and modern culinary techniques is going to be performed by a famous chef Saša Pribičević, well experienced in leading Asian restaurants across Croatia. In the past year he has been setting new gastro-trends for all guests arriving from land and sea to the Čikat Bay. The summer Matsunoki menu offers his innovative creations like – oysters with wine granite and herbs, maki sushi, beef teriyaki, karrage chicken, matcha ice cream with sweet azuki beans paste and sesame crumble along with other renowned Japanese dishes.

Japanski restoran Matsunoki
The Matsunoki menu offers innovative creations like – oysters with wine granite and herbs, maki sushi, beef teriyaki, karrage chicken…

These impressive gastro specialties attract a large number of gourmands and top-quality wine enthusiasts into the Lošinj Čikat Bay. Chefs at Lošinj Hotels & Villas tend to offer their guests supreme Croatian and foreign tastes perfectly paired with selected wines. The key to success lies in organic fresh ingredients guests appreciate and ask for. Prime level of gastro offer includes the best products and food of Croatian Family Run Farms as well as gastro sensation like dry or wet aged beef from Ireland, Argentina, Uruguay and Netherlands. Drinks choice includes Whiskey selection of esteemed Japanese distilleries like Nikka Taketsuru, Yamazaki, Hakushu and Hibiki, including also sparkling and still Sake wines and brandies. Matsunoki Restaurant assortment presents a harsh challenge to the superb class European restaurants, meeting gastro-trends and clients high expectations. Complete your vacation with finest tastes and find out why the gastro menu of the Čikat Bay enjoys high popularity rate among gourmands.

Photos by Vid Nikolić

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