Teppanyaki heats up the Gold Coast | The Gourmand & Gourmet

Teppanyaki heats up the Gold Coast

If you like dinner to be less of a quiet, candlelit meal, more of a flame-filled, action-packed extravaganza, look no further than Misono Japanese Steakhouse, the new and improved teppanyaki restaurant at Marriot Surfers Paradise. A favourite of the Gold Coast restaurants for locals and visitors alike, the iconic restaurant has had a name change and a menu revamp, while continuing to provide their unforgettable dining experience. Where else do the chefs play DJ while they set vegetables alight, shake their hips as they slice eggs at high speeds and feed you stir-fried meat and seafood until you’re ready to burst? Start your night at the bar, where you’ll find fruity cocktails spiked with sake or if you prefer, just the sake. From there, diners can stay at the bar and navigate chopsticks around fresh sushi, vegetable tempura, crispy calamari and karaage chicken, or be taken to the teppanyaki tables. misono gold coast restaurants 2 If you’re the fastidious type, this culinary samurai show is not for you – because there will be flying egg involved. If you don’t mind the odd piece of yolk on your shirt, you’ll be entertained by the team of talented chefs, led by Henry Bongay, as they slice, dice and set fire to fresh local seafood and tender beef in an impressive display of skill. Don’t be tempted by the sushi menu beforehand, in fact don’t even waste stomach space on the miso soup or salad, delicious as they are, because you’ll soon find a steaming pile of stir-fried vegetables, Wagyu beef, prawns, lobster tail and scallops in front of you. And hopefully have enough room left for vanilla ice cream tempura for dessert. For a special occasion or just something out of the ordinary, Misono Japanese Steakhouse is open 7 nights a week at the Marriot Hotel, 3/158 Ferny Avenue, Surfers Paradise. Words by Ranyhyn Akui