Three Monkeys on Hollywood

When I got an email through asking me if I would like to sample some of the food at the Three Monkeys on Hollywood Road, of course I said yes! I've been before as a place to grab some yum cocktails and chill out during the weekend - but I had never eaten there - so I was pretty excited!

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The menu was very extensive! I picked a few items to try and left the rest to the capable hands of the staff.

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Mixed Vegetable Plate and Edamame

Vegetable sticks with brown and white miso dip and edamame beans

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Fugu

Grilled mirin marinated pufferfish jerky with kewpie mayo. One of the yummiest things I tried - which was actually a real surprise, was the Fugu - I loved the texture and the saltiness, it sort of turned powdered when you chewed it. I loved it! 

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Kaffir Margarita

Jalapeno and chill infused tequila, kaffir leaves, agave syrup and lime juice. Danger! You might want more than one.. 

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I have no idea what this one is called

But it had smoked whiskey and I don't like whiskey - but I loved this drink!

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Just enjoying the sunshine and cocktails in between dishes!

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Wafu Haru Maki

Crunchy vegetables rolled in beef with signature reduction dipping sauce. A beef maki roll! Who could say no to that?! It was very yummy indeed!

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Tora Ebi

Grilled giant tiger prawn with ebiko mayo. One of the yummiest dishes I tried. The prawn was really meaty and the mayonnaise was sweet which worked perfectly with the prawn!

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Tofu

Grilled tofu with bonito flakes. It's quite hard to do tasty tofu which is why I asked to try this dish. I wasn't disappointed! 

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Tomato Bacon

Cocktail tomatoes with smoked bacon

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Belly Wraps

These pork belly wraps were one of the best items I sampled. The flavour of garlic was delicate 

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XL Hotate

Grilled fresh scallop, sweet sesame soy glaze crispy nori wrap.

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A Giesha's Lips and an Umeshu Sour

The Giesha's Lips was a very, very delicious cocktail! You could really taste the red bell pepper. 

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Nagasaki Neck

Chicken with soy - tender and cooked just right

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Foie Gras Tofu Toast

Pan seared foie gras on agedashi tofu with a signature reduction. This was a real treat - the foie gras was melt in your mouth buttery and the tofu 'toast' was actually a really great compliment to the rich foie gras.

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I'm not on the menu! x