Culinary Wanderlust : Exploring Yuzu Omakase’s Global Inspirations

In the bustling heart of Bangkok's Siam Square, Yuzu Omakase stands as a beacon of culinary innovation, seamlessly blending traditional Japanese techniques with global inspirations. At Yuzu Omakase, every dish tells a story of travel and exploration, capturing the essence of different cultures and regional specialties. This article invites you on a journey through our menu, where each bite offers a taste of the world, meticulously crafted to provide an unforgettable dining experience.

The World 2024 Jun 24

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The Essence of Omakase

Omakase, which translates to "I'll leave it up to you," is a dining experience where the chef selects and prepares a series of dishes, showcasing their skills and creativity. At Yuzu Omakase, this concept is elevated by incorporating global flavors and techniques, ensuring that each visit offers a unique and adventurous culinary journey. Our chefs draw inspiration from their travels and experiences, infusing traditional Japanese dishes with influences from around the world.

A Fusion of Cultures

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Japanese Precision Meets Global Flavors

The foundation of Yuzu Omakase’s menu lies in traditional Japanese cuisine, known for its precision, simplicity, and respect for natural flavors. By integrating elements from diverse culinary traditions, we create dishes that are both familiar and exciting. This fusion of cultures results in a menu that is rich in variety and complexity, offering something new with each visit.

Signature Dish: Grilled Otoro + Crispy Iberico

This dish combines the luxurious texture of fatty tuna belly (otoro) with the savory crispness of Iberico ham, blending Japanese and Spanish flavors in a harmonious bite.

Seasonal and Regional Specialties

Our menu is dynamic, changing with the seasons to highlight the freshest ingredients and regional specialties from around the world. This commitment to seasonality ensures that our dishes are always vibrant and reflective of the best produce available.

Signature Dish: Hotate/Taraba Bubble

Featuring scallops and king crab, this dish celebrates the bounty of the sea, enhanced with a touch of molecular gastronomy for a modern twist.

Culinary Techniques from Around the World

Japanese Knife Skills

Japanese cuisine is renowned for its knife techniques, which are essential for preparing delicate sashimi and sushi. Our chefs master these skills, ensuring that each cut enhances the texture and flavor of the fish.

Signature Dish: Madai Sushi

The precision of our knife skills is showcased in this dish, where the red snapper is sliced to perfection, creating a melt-in-the-mouth experience.

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European Influences

European culinary techniques, such as sous-vide and confit, are employed to create dishes that are tender and flavorful. These methods complement the freshness of Japanese ingredients, adding depth to our offerings.

Signature Dish: Chawanmushi Truffle

This traditional Japanese egg custard is elevated with the addition of European truffle, providing a rich, earthy flavor that enhances the delicate custard.

Molecular Gastronomy

Modern culinary techniques, such as molecular gastronomy, are used to create innovative dishes that surprise and delight. By experimenting with textures and forms, our chefs push the boundaries of traditional Japanese cuisine.

Signature Dish: Freeze-Dried Vegetable with Liquid Nitrogen

This dish uses liquid nitrogen to create vegetables with a unique texture, offering a playful and unexpected dining experience.

Global Ingredients, Local Excellence

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Sourcing the Best Ingredients

At Yuzu Omakase, we prioritize sourcing the highest quality ingredients, both locally and internationally. This approach ensures that our dishes are fresh, flavorful, and ethically sourced.

Signature Dish: Uni Ensui

The sea urchin used in this dish is sourced from the pristine waters of Hokkaido, Japan, known for its exceptional quality and creamy texture.

Local Produce

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While we draw inspiration from global flavors, we also celebrate the rich agricultural heritage of Thailand. Local produce is featured prominently in our menu, providing a fresh and sustainable dining experience.

Signature Dish: Zuwai Tofu Tempura Caviar

Combining local tofu with luxurious caviar, this dish exemplifies the fusion of local and global ingredients.

A Journey Through Our Menu

Appetizers: A Taste of What's to Come

Our appetizers set the stage for the dining experience, offering a glimpse into the creativity and diversity of our menu. Each dish is designed to awaken the palate and prepare diners for the courses ahead.

Signature Dish: Edible Canvas

This appetizer showcases the artistry of our chefs, featuring a colorful array of vegetables and edible flowers arranged beautifully on the plate.

Sushi and Sashimi: The Heart of Japanese Cuisine

Sushi and sashimi are at the heart of Yuzu Omakase's menu, prepared with the utmost care and precision. Each piece is a testament to the skill of our chefs and the quality of our ingredients.

Signature Dish: Negitoro Ikura Truffle Uni Caviar

This sushi roll combines tuna, salmon roe, sea urchin, and truffle, creating a luxurious bite that captures the essence of Japanese opulence.

Innovative Entrees: Where Tradition Meets Modernity

Our entrees blend traditional Japanese dishes with modern culinary techniques and global flavors, resulting in innovative and memorable creations.

Signature Dish: Grilled Wagyu Beef Tongue & Uni

This dish pairs the rich, savory flavor of wagyu beef tongue with the delicate brininess of sea urchin, offering a unique fusion of textures and flavors.

Desserts: A Sweet Finale

Desserts at Yuzu Omakase are a celebration of creativity and flavor, providing a perfect ending to the dining experience. Each dessert is crafted to balance sweetness with other elements, ensuring a satisfying and memorable conclusion.

Signature Dish: Yuzu Tree

This dessert features the refreshing citrus flavor of yuzu, artfully presented to resemble a tree, providing a visually stunning and delicious finale to the meal.

The Yuzu Omakase Experience

Ambiance and Service

The dining experience at Yuzu Omakase is designed to be immersive and relaxing. Our serene ambiance and attentive service create an environment where guests can unwind and savor each moment.

Location: Siam Square, Bangkok

Situated in the vibrant Siam Square, our restaurant offers a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, providing a peaceful setting for an exquisite dining experience.

Culinary Journey

Each visit to Yuzu Omakase is a journey through global flavors and culinary traditions. Our chefs curate a menu that evolves with the seasons, ensuring that every dining experience is unique and memorable

Commitment to Excellence

Our commitment to excellence is evident in every aspect of our restaurant, from the quality of our ingredients to the precision of our culinary techniques. We strive to provide an unparalleled dining experience that leaves a lasting impression.


Yuzu Omakase invites you to embark on a culinary journey that spans the globe, offering a unique fusion of traditional Japanese cuisine and global inspirations. Located in the heart of Bangkok's Siam Square, our restaurant provides a serene escape where you can indulge in exquisite dishes crafted with the utmost care and creativity. Join us at Yuzu Omakase and experience the world through your taste buds, savoring each moment of our meticulously curated dining experience.

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