Chaya’s Holiday Preview Event

I’ve always been a fan of Chaya Venice and I recently attended their holiday preview event, with the opportunity to taste the best of their most popular and delectable dishes. I know this is going to sound stupid but I didn’t know that M Cafe was by Chaya?? I’ll be stopping by much more often now. Their wasabi sweet potato salad was just divine.

Some of my favorite dishes? The prawn paella was definitely a hit and I had been craving fruit tarts specifically all month long and Chaya’s does a smashing job with their tarts, perfectly sweet with just the right amount of tangy berries on top

Thanks to Jenni Hwang for the invite and Steven Lam for the photos!

Paella on the stove

Kaisen Paella with black mussels, clams, calamari, hokkaido scallops and prawns



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Want Emily Tangerine’s Temaki Roll? You can’t have it!


The amazing Sashimi Cart was wheeled around the event


As you can see with the Sushi paparazzi, it was a big hit!


My favorite! The Chaya Fruit Tart – perfection in a bite!

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Rainbow Roll Sushi GardenIMG_3535 IMG_3484 IMG_3344

Yakitori served fresh by the chef straight from the grillIMG_0170

Meltingly tender rib eye


Choose your own temaki handroll bar

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