I proposed sharing two entirely different combinations, for most of the appetizers and side dishes were offered in counts of two. Two bowls of miso soup arrived immediately after ordering - red miso, to be specific.
Takowasabi and Dashimaki were the chosen Step 2s. The former was easily the most potent blend of the classic Japanese anju, just alongside Katsuya, while the Dashimaki were heavenly cubes of sweetness.
Positively bursting with umami, grilled mackerel is simple yet delicious when executed well. Grated daikon and another drizzle of lemon was not to be exempted from the dish. It was tastier than MeNami's edition, yet inferior to Izakaya Ju. The passing of time saw a gradual increase in surface moisture, consequently transforming the once-flaky skin to limp strip of fishy odours.
In the meantime, fruity cravings were settled with Grapefruit Yakult from CoCo.
"The lows need to be low though."
My movements lack distinction, however the drive to do better is clear as day.