Mother’s Day Kaiseki 2019

Treat your mother to our beautiful and decadent Mother’s Day Kaiseki. Our chefs combined the best seasonal ingredients to create an indulgent menu perfect for a Mother’s Day celebration. Start your meal off with our Momo Mimosa, or pair with our Premium Sake Pairing to enhance the flavours in each course.

Available exclusively from May 11th – May 12th, dinner only. View the full Mother’s Day Kaiseki menu here.

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Starting off the meal is the Kaiseki Zensai course which is a flavourful selection of kobachi (small plates), featuring fresh sashimi, an Heirloom Tomatoes and Blood Orange Salad, fresh oyster, to Pan Seared Scallop

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The second course is an Atlantic Canadian Lobster Stuffed Cod Brandade, served with a truffle dashi glaze, nori gomashio, roasted carrots and a carrot purée.

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The third course is a tender Wagyu Beef Filet and Soy Braised Beef Shank, with grilled artichokes, truffle gel, cipollini onion, shogun maitake mushrooms, sancho pepper glaze.

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The fourth course is our Mother’s Day Sushi Selection, featuring our signature Aburi oshis, rolls, and nigiri.

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Finishing the Mother’s Day Kaiseki is a Passion Fruit Coconut Mousse. A delicious and artfully-plated combination of matcha meringue, banana gâteau, passion fruit coulis, and banana ice cream.

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Celebrate Your Easter Weekend with Aburi Cuisine! 

This Easter weekend, celebrate the occasion with our Easter Lunch features. Our Easter Zen feature consists of our chef’s selection of kobachi dishes, Aburi Sushi, and an Easter Egg Choux for dessert.

 

Easter Features are available April 19th – April 22nd, lunch only. 

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Celebrate Sakura Season with Us!

Sakura blossoms have deep significance in Japanese culture. The start of Sakura season marks the start of Spring and symbolizes new beginnings. Sakura season reminds us that life is beautiful and fleeting, as the cherry blossom blooms only last about two weeks. During this time, Japanese people often enjoy festivities such as eating and drinking under the Sakura trees while enjoying the beautiful atmosphere.

Inspired by the celebration, our chefs have created a sensational Sakura Kaiseki utilizing the freshest ingredients. Indulge in a marvellous five-course menu that features a variety of fresh seafood, Aburi sushi, and a delightful dessert.

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The Sakura Kaiseki is available for a limited time, from April 23rd – May 10th during dinner only. Complete your dining experience with our premium beverage pairing.

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Start off the meal with a Sashimi Crudo Amuse, featuring Aburi style akami, BC wild sockeye salmon, and botan ebi.

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For the first course, we have a Kaiseki Zensai featuring Sakura Sal Cured Hokkaido Scallops, Soy Braised Abalone, a fresh oyster with rhubarb mignonette, and Heirloom Tomatoes with Umeboshi (Japanese Pickled Plum).

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The next course is a Red Wine Shoyu Glazed Duck Breast & Seared Foie Gras. This entrée is served with market baby vegetables, black garlic purée, puffed buckwheat and porcini powder.

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The following course is an Aburi Sushi Selection featuring sous-vide lobster, tai, as well as our signature Aburi Salmon Oshi, Ebi Oshi, and Miku Roll.

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Completing the meal is a Sakura Mousse for dessert. Delicate flavours of the matcha almond cake and sakura mousse are combined with cherry caviar and served with fresh mint ice cream for a delightful finish.

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Visit us to experience this special Spring menu.

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*Photography by Yuko Yamamori.

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Valentine’s Day 2019 at Miku

This Valentine’s Day celebrate the occasion by treating your loved one to our special Valentine’s Day Kaiseki! Our chefs have created an indulgent five-course menu featuring a wonderful selection of dishes that will delight your palette. Don’t forget about our premium beverage pairing, expertly curated to complement your meal!

 

Available February 14th, dinner only. Reservations are strongly recommended. Full menu details available hereView our photo preview of the menu below!

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The first course is a refreshing Amuse Bouche of Japanese Caprese.

The second course, pictured below, is the Kaiseki Zensai which features Cured Lobster with Braised Kabu, Pan Seared Hokkaido Scallop, Aburi Beef Carpaccio, a Sashimi Trio, and a Crispy Fried Foccacia Oyster. For this course, our chefs utilize their creative flair and a variety of fresh ingredients to bring guests a multitude of flavours. Served in our special Arita plate ware, this course is a feast for the eyes as well as the taste buds.

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The next course is the Wagyu Beef Filet and Seared Foie Gras. Juicy puffed beef tendon is served with seared foie gras, market vegetables, parsley and carrot purée, and a marsala sansho peppercorn sauce.

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The fourth course is our Aburi Sushi Selection, featuring a variety of Aburi oshi, sushi, nigiri and kobachi.

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End the meal with our Raspberry Chocolate Cake with Hazelnut Ice Cream.  Luscious chocolate sponge, chocolate mousse, raspberry gelée, sake ganache, arare cacao nib crunch, and raspberry sauce come together to create the perfect finish.

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New Year’s Eve 2019

Treat yourself to an indulgent, special evening out at Miku Toronto. Celebrate the end of a great year with our exclusive New Year’s Eve Kaiseki, a special set menu showcasing fresh sashimi, our signature Aburi sushi and our chefs’ creative New Year’s Eve dishes.

We’ll be featuring a wonderful sake pairing curated by our sake specialist, Miki Ellis, to perfectly compliment our New Year’s Eve Kaiseki.

Available dinner only, on New Year’s Eve. Please note, this menu is priced per person.

Reserve early for best availability.

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Our Sashimi Course comes with a selection of traditional and Aburi sashimi.

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Our Kaiseki Zensai consists of Beef Tataki, Pan Seared Hokkaido Scallop, a Smoked Lobster Marmitako Stew, and a fresh oyster with shiso oil, served in our beautiful Arita plate ware.

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Next is our take on the traditional Beef Wellington, served with market vegetables, kabocha purée, truffle butter veal jus and creamy horseradish.

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Our Aburi Sushi Selection is a premium selection of a guest favourite, Aburi Oshi Sushi and Aburi nigiri. Enjoy our signature Aburi Salmon and Ebi Oshi, as well as King Salmon Nigiri, Konbu-Cured Red Sea Bream Nigiri, Miyazki A5 Wagyu Nigiri, and Otoro Nigiri.

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For dessert, this menu features a Guanaja Chocolate Mousse with Yuzu Caramel, served with a house-made banana ice cream. A delightful combination of dacquoise, hazelnut feuilletine, Japanese whisky gelée highlighted by the fragrant and refreshing flavours of yuzu citrus and banana.

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Close out 2018 with our incredible New Year’s Eve menu at Miku Toronto.

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Join Us to Celebrate 3 Years in Toronto!

This October, we will be celebrating our 3-year anniversary in Toronto.

This year is extra special to us because it marks the 10th year of our Aburi brand being in Canada. Our first location in downtown Vancouver opened in 2008, when owner Seigo Nakamura introduced Aburi (flame seared) sushi to Canada. We’re proud to see that Aburi sushi has become so popular across Canada!

To celebrate this special milestone, our chefs have created an exclusive 5 course Anniversary Kaiseki menu featuring a selection of dishes that highlight our Aburi cuisine and contemporary culinary style. Pair with our featured sake pairing to complete your meal.

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Thank you to all our guests, we sincerely appreciate your enthusiasm and support. We can’t wait to continue sharing Aburi with you!

Click to view the full Anniversary Menu, available during dinner only, October 2nd – 31st.
The early bird gets the worm, make sure to book your reservation in advance.

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The Kaiseki Zensai is comprised of 4 seasonal items served in our beautiful Arita plateware. The items include a fresh oyster,  Hokkaido Scallop with Cured Elderflower , Aburi Foie Gras and Beef Carpaccio.

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The Wagyu Duo: consisting of tender, seared Wagyu Ribeye and Wagyu Confit Shortrib. Served with market vegetables, sweet potato & kelp purée, truffle butter veal jus, and pickled pearl onions.

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Our Anniversary Sushi Selection featuring our signature Aburi Oshi Sushi, Miku Roll and Aburi Nigiri.

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The Matcha Moelleux au Chocolat with chestnut cream, cacao nib tuile, completed with a delicious Hōjicha Ice Cream.

 

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Summer Menu Additions at Miku

Summer is here, and we are ready to celebrate!

We are excited to showcase our new menu additions for lunch, dinner, and dessert, curated to match the key ingredients of the season.

Lunch

Steak Salad Niçoise

Our new summer Steak Salad Niçoise is the perfect option for a protein-forward salad lunch, featuring thick cuts of our petite tender roast beef, roasted potatoes, edamame beans, shoyu egg, artisan romaine, and crispy capers, finished with a horseradish sweet soy glaze and refreshing yuzu vinaigrette

Roasted Jidori Chicken

Our jidori chicken is roasted to a perfect golden brown and served with prosciutto, tomato ponzu barley, soy shiitake marmalade, jalapeño, and wild arugula.

Dinner

Roasted Beet and Compressed Tofu

This new refreshing summer appetizer begins with both roasted beets, candy cane beets, and compressed tofu nestled on a bed of yuzu saffron quinoa, served with a wasabi soy glaze and finished with shiso (Japanese mint) oil.

Roasted Jidori Chicken and Lobster

Our surf & turf entrée for the season, this Roasted Jidori Chicken and Lobster is served with confit cherry tomatoes, charred lemon, Yukon gold potato purée, sage and sesame brown butter, and is glazed with our soy shiitake marmalade.

Dessert

Yuzu Elderflower Pavlova

A must-have for the summer season, This citrus-forward confection is crafted with rosemary cookie crumble, yuzu curd, kalamansi purée, tropical macedonia, and is finished with a refreshing elderflower champagne sorbet.

Sakura Features at Miku

In Japan, the season of cherry blossom (sakura) is celebrated by gathering friends and family together and having a meal or drink underneath the blossoming trees. To honour this tradition, we have created our special sakura feature menu, complete with sakura themed beverages and coursed menu.

Don’t miss this limited-time spring features, available April 23 – May 6 during dinner only.

View the full Sakura Features Menu here. Check out our photo preview below.

Spring Cobbler Cocktail

this spring cocktail features fruity Lillet Blanc, citrus bergamot liqueur, grapefruit, and nutty Amaretto

light and refreshing, our Spring Cobbler is finished with a beautiful shiso flower garnish

Sakura Aburi Prime Set Menu

the Kaiseki Trio course of our Sakura Aburi Prime Set Menu features a selection of three seasonal items, served in our unique Arita-yaki globe

our buttery Saikyo Miso Baked Sablefish is paired with truffled parsnip purée, baby market vegetables, and finished with sakura soy foam

our Kaiseki Trio (left) with Aburi Beef Carpaccio, Saikyo Miso Baked Sablefish, and Fresh Sashimi; our Amuse course (right) showcasing our Pan Seared Foie Gras with shallot shiso crumble

the main course of this Set Menu is our Sakura Aburi Prime: our chef’s selection of Aburi omakase sushi, featuring Madai Kobujima, Zuke Maguro, Japanese Saba, Anago, Snow Crab, Maguro, Japanese Uni, Trout, and A5 Japanese Wagyu

last but not least, our dessert course: Sakura Panna Cotta with a delicate sakura gelée and elderflower meringue

this beautiful seasonal confection is served with our house made mint ice cream and finished with sakura petal garnish

 

Winterlicious 2018 Sneak Preview

We are thrilled to be participating in Winterlicious again this year!

To celebrate the 2018 season of this city-wide foodie event, our chefs have curated a special 3-course prix fixe menus for both lunch and dinner. Join us between January 26th – February 8th to enjoy our delicious Winterlicious offerings.

View the full menus here. The early bird gets the worm, so book now for best availability.

Check out some sneak preview photos of our special Winterlicious items below:

LUNCH

Miku Zen

a selection of four seasonal items and miso soup, featuring our Aburi Albacore Tuna, Crunchy Ebi Fritter, Juicy Alberta Beef Shortrib, and light Tofu Salad

Miku Kaisen Chirashi

fresh salmon and maguro sashimi, prawn, sweet tamago, shiitake mushroom, and delicious kale goma-ae nestled on a bed of sushi rice

Miku Garden Sushi Plate

our delicious vegetarian sushi selection, including our refreshing Garden Roll and popular vegetable nigiri

DINNER

Kyoto Saikyo Miso Baked Sablefish and Butter Poached Lobster Tail

tender miso baked sablefish and buttery lobster tail served with winter market vegetables, tomato relish, and an umami-packed tomato garlic ponzu

Bacon Wrapped Beef Tenderloin and Pan Seared Foie Gras

our smoky bacon wrapped beef tenderloin accompanied with confit parisienne potatos, sweet madeira mirin reduction, and a savoury hatcho miso glaze

Kabocha Patty and Wild Mushroom Ragout

perfect for vegetarian guests, served with an umami konbu dashi, sherry glazed tomatoes, and black quinoa

Tiramisu

our unique take on the traditional tiramisu, crafted with creamy tofu mascarpone cream, mandarin orange compote, and finished with a crunchy sesame cookie

Pink Grapefruit Yuzu Sorbet

refreshing and light, served with earl grey tea gelée, sake espuma, almond meringue, and finished with mint olive oil