Traditional Japanese and Pan-Oriental dishes meet local culinary influences at this Ipanema restaurant. It is popular with the locals who like to eat healthily and keep themselves in trim for the beach. Japanese sushi and sashimi are given local touches with the addition of ingredients such as Amazonian fruits and vegetables, and dishes from Thailand, China, Vietnam and Indonesia also make appearances on the menu. The Tom Kha Gai (a Thai soup of chicken and coconut) and the Chinese Won Ton filled with shrimp, shiitake mushroom and Chinese leaf lettuce are both popular orders. For those who want to learn how to recreate the dishes at home, Benkei Sushi also offers cookery courses.
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