09 Nov Suzuran, Camberwell
I forgot to bring my camera so there are no photos for this post, but it was a visit that both mum and I particularly enjoyed.
Suzuran is a Japanese grocery store in Camberwell, which has a discreet, take-away only sushi bar attached to it. Instead of going for a la carte we chose 2 trays of prepared sushi: a tray of 10 maki (~$8, tuna, salmon, avocado, cucumber and something else) and a tray of 5 slices of California roll futomaki and 5 nigiri ($13, salmon, tuna, ?kingfish). We were surprised to find that the maki and California roll had what seemed to be belly salmon. It was the first time I’ve had belly salmon in sushi and it gave the sushi a very smooth and luxurious texture.
We will definitely be returning at some stage. Although more expensive than average, the quality has far superior to most of the sushi I’ve tried in Australia – the seafood was fresh and the rice was pressed perfectly. I’d especially like to sample some of their eel sushi.
1025 Burke Rd
Camberwell, VIC, 3124
(03) 9882 2349