Father's Day treats at Nonki where dishes suit everyone’s taste

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Friday, June 13, 2014

LOOKING for a special place to celebrate Father's Day? Fret not, Nonki Japanese Restaurant is the place to be.

This authentic Japanese restaurant, located at Autoville Bldg., F. Torres St., offers a free bottle of beer or a serving of Ube or Mango ice cream, for the hardworking head of the family on Sunday. Avail the treat during lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. or dinner from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. The free bottle of beer is a choice of San Miguel Beer Pilsen or San Mig Light.

A variety of lunch and dinner sets at reasonable prices are available to suit one's taste.


Maricel Manigo, supervisor of Nonki, said, "Nonki is not all about Japanese food. That's the common misconception. We also have dishes that suit the Filipinos' taste. We also serve fried chicken, the all-time Filipino favorite, shrimp tempura, seafood noodles , chicken teriyaki and sizzling pork, among others."

Maricel also bared affordable Bento dishes for lunch: Tempura Bento, Torikaraage Bento, Menchikatsu Bento, Butayakiniku Bento and Tonkatsu Bento at P270 each while Sakeshioyaki Bento, Sabashioyaki Bento and Beef Teriyaki Bento costs P280 a piece.

Other hearty lunch sets include the Sushi, Sashimi, Tempura Set at P350; Shoyu Ramen, Gyoza Set at P330; Wafu Steak, Sashimi Set at P540; Nabeyaki Udon, Spicy Tekkamaki Set at P370; Sashimi, Teppanyaki Set at P320; Chirashi Sushi, Mori Soba Set at P310; Nakaochi Don, Tanuki Udon Set at P320; Gyudon, Age Dashi Tofu Set at P330; Beef Teppanyaki, Tempura Set at P360 and Katsudon, Katayaki Soba Set at P320. Dessert is a choice of mix fruits or ice cream.

Chef Gil Obregon, who has been with Nonki since it started 10 years ago in Cebu, said most of the ingredients they use are imported from Japan. "The spices and Soba noodles are from Japan as well as other seafoods."

Obregon has mastered Japanese dishes with an experience that spans for 12 years. He is hands on making special sauces and also accommodates requests from customers who orders special native Japanese dishes.

The 90-seater Davao resto caters to parties. It also has a function room, which can accommodate 13 persons, for private meetings and special gatherings.

For catering services, reservation or inquiry, contact (082) 226-3058.
Nonki Japanese Restaurant in Davao, opened in 2010, is the fourth branch in the Philippines. A sixth branch is opening soon at Jcentre Mall in Cebu City.

Four other branches are in Mandaue City, which is the main branch, Mactan, SM and Banawa in Cebu.

Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on June 14, 2014.


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