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Live Sea Urchin at InterContinental Kuala Lumpur’s Tatsu Japanese Restaurant

September 27, 2013 Lifestyle No Comments Email Email

InterContinental Kuala Lumpur’s signature Japanese restaurant Tatsu will be serving the finest quality live Uni, otherwise known as sea urchins from October 1 to 31, as the celebrated restaurant focuses on providing the freshest live seafood to its guests from around the world. 

In line with this approach, Tatsu’s seasoned and award-winning Executive Japanese Chef Tetsuya Yanagida has specially acquired one of the most traditional and prized Japanese delicacies to prepare in a number of innovative ways for diners.

The spiky sea creature features the famed golden filling known to be an aphrodisiac in Japan, with the soft, creamy texture and enticing aroma featured in dishes including Uni Sashimi per Shell, Nigiri Uni Sushi, Aburi Sushi and Marinated Squid and Uni. Explore this culinary experience with prices starting from RM150++ per portion.

Tatsu, located at level 1 of the InterContinental Kuala Lumpur is a premier, upscale Japanese restaurant. Deriving its name from the word “Tatsu-jin” meaning master or expert, Tatsu brings a sophisticated twist to the traditional dining experience as it combines a subtle blend of Japanese aesthetics with contemporary yet minimalist design. Helmed by award-winning Executive Japanese Chef, Tetsuya Yanagida, Tatsu has a capacity of 147 seats, with five choices of dining seating styles from the sushi bar, a teppanyaki room, private dining rooms, public dining area to a cozy lounge dining area.


Oishii Uni: InterContinental Kuala Lumpur’s Tatsu restaurant is inviting guests to experience an intriguing dining experience centred around live sea urchins, known as ‘Uni’ in Japanese throughout October. 

For reservations, call Tatsu at 03 2782 6118 or email the team at Tatsu Japanese Cuisine is open daily from noon to 2.30 pm for lunch and 6.30 pm to 10.30 pm for dinner.

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