Garfene Grandison, Gleaner Writer
The setting, Villa Ronai, Stony Hill. The decor, oriental with a rustic touch. The eatery, Majestic Sushi and Grill.
From bamboo plants to a sushi bar and food items that are unique to the palates of many Jamaicans, Majestic Sushi and Grill is a new sensation. Away from bustling Kingston, the restuarant is an ideal respite.
It was opened in September last year and has within months of operating been wooing food lovers from far and wide.
Among its array of dishes are the popular Black Card, rib-eye steak, lady's finger (a five-piece sashimi) and the black dragon.
Food had a taste of the restaurant's offerings recently under a moonlit sky, which is part of Majestic Sushi's lure - "the perfect dining experience", according to restaurant supervisor, Andre Brown.
"It's out of the main city with extremely comfortable seating and very close to impeccable service. Although East Japanese is the sister restaurant of Majestic, there is one very distinct difference," states General Manager Kengi Mura.
"We have very different menus. We don't have just the traditional Japanese food but rather it's a fusion with other styles, like a Miami and New York-style dining cuisine," he explained.
The restaurant will soon have opening hours. "As of July 16, 2012 we will be opening from noon to 10 p.m., Monday to Friday, and noon to 11 p.m. on weekends instead of the previous 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.," Mura said.