Kenji Tei: Why Do I Love Thee?

18 Aug

                  

In my quest for a great Japanese restaurant that serves everything that my family like, we were led to this full house of a restaurant in Greenbelt 5 last month. We do not really go to the third floor anymore as most of the shopping finds are in the first two floors. One of our secrets in finding great restaurants is seeing people line up for a table. This is definitely a hot pick!

Kenji Tei restaurant is an authentic Japanese Ramen House serving not just the most flavorful ramen but also the best tasting crrrunchy California Maki in town! We love the resto’s swanky architecture, too!

Why do we keep coming back?

Let me count 10 ways:

1. Salmon sashimi

I love their version of this fresh salmon dish. It is super fresh, very pink, eight big slices of tender and soft meat. My youngest son Jaime’s favorite!

2. Crunchy California Maki

Our favorite dish. We just have to order 2 of these! It is served with the crrrunchiest breading. My eldest son Miguel’s favorite.

3. Yakisoba

This stir fried noodles and vegetables dish is also packed with a generous helping of stir fried pork. Yum!

4. Chahan

This is my own favorite. It is a Japanese fried rice like no other. Very tasty and generous helping of so many ingredients. You can eat this as a complete meal. My ultimate guilty pleasure is the Gomoku Cha han, a seafood fried rice delight!

5. Crispy Chicken Teriyaki

This grilled crispy chicken glazed with teriyaki sauce is guaranteed to let you keep coming back for more. My husband Gerard’s favorite.

6. Ebi Tempura

ebi tempura

The biggest crunchiest ebi tempura we have ever tasted. We always order the 5 pieces. My daughter Andrea’s favorite. Thankfully, it is NOT all batter, but the prawns are big too!

7. Shoyu Ramen

One of the best tasting ramen I have ever tasted is this soy-based ramen with 2 pieces of chasu. Never fails to warm my tummy.

8. Yasai Itame

This stir fried vegetables, seafood and pork combination is not too oily. Just the right mix of vegetables, too.

 

9. Gyudon

Although I would have preferred it served mixed in already with the bowl of rice, my eldest son Miguel still gobbled it all up in just a few. The tender beef and onions are simmered very slowly, flavored in dashi, soy sauce, and mirin.

10. Tofu Steak

 

 

Breaded tofu with mushroom and pork topping. You can eat a bowlful of rice just with the sauce alone. Just the right saltiness!

You may need to call for reservations as the line can get really long.

For our Japanese food fix, this is definitely at the top of our list.

Life is Amazing!
LENY

Blogger’s Note: For table reservations, contact Kenji Tei:

(+632 ) 754 – 3098

3/F Greenbelt 5, Makati

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