Whenever I crave for Japanese fast-food, I turn to Sakae Sushi to satisfy my craving. Having replaced my previous Japanese fast-food favourites, Sushi King and then Genki Sushi, the best thing about Sakae Sushi is you don't really feel you are dining in a fast-food style environment. The outlet I usually visit which is located in Subang Parade is tastefully done. Pretty comfortable to dine-in, especially when it's not too crowded. There is even an al-fresco dining option outside on the balcony.
Of course, they have the standard kaiten belt filled with sushi-laddened plates. And I have to give them marks for creating quite a variety of not-so-common sushi dishes. But other than sushi, I do like some of their dishes very much.
Not really a fan of chawanmushi but I absolutely love all-things pumpkin! And this is a good one. Perfectly smooth and silky steamed egg custard, to the point of being slightly gelatinous and topped with the cutest mini mushrooms. The best part is of course the gem hidden within - tons of mashed sweet pumpkin which is simply divine! Good value too for RM3.90.
Another favourite of mine at Sakae Sushi is their Sakae Salad.
Salad topped with tamago sticks, jelly fish, seasoned seaweed, crispy salmon skins, beancurd skins, fried egg flakes, slices of fesh raw salmon and tossed together with the accompanying sweet plum sauce as dressing, it reminds me of my beloved Chinese New Year Yu Sang and certainly deserves another round of thumbs-up from me. And all this for about RM8.90 only (mind you, serving is far from meagre too).
On this particular day, I also ordered a portion of Spicy Tuna Handroll (RM1.90).
This is much less impressive and less than satisfactory. A handroll stuffed with a wee bit of spicy tuna and shredded cucumber. But for the price, I reckon it's pretty alright too as a light bite.
As far as I know, aside from Subang Parade, Sakae Sushi has outlets in The Curve and Bangsar Village II. So try it if you haven't already.
Ground Floor, Subang Parade