The Taste of Spring at Shintaro Chef Tomoaki Taki launches ‘Sakura Bloom’ degustation menu

| February 28, 2023

Inspired by the five stages of cherry blossoms, Shintaro’s new Head Chef Taki designed a visually-striking tasting menu that evokes the image of blooming sakura trees, transporting guests to the scented gardens of Japan in spring.

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From delicate bulb to glorious bloom and eventual fall, Chef Taki aims to reimagine the cherry blossom cycle as a culinary experience that spotlights Japan’s unofficial national flower.

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Until the end of March, guests can enjoy a quintessentially Japanese experience with five exquisite courses including a truffle-infused red shrimp carpaccio with sakura salmon roe; bonito and yellow tail soup with mitsuba leaves and sakura essence; vibrant yuzu-infused red snapper with pickled lily bulb; premium sushi selection made with sakura rice; and a delicate sakura milk pudding.

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The experience is available at Shintaro from 17 February to 31 March 2023

For more information or to make a reservation, please call +66 (0) 2126 8866 or email

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