RAKU Haiku (why didn’t we think of this?)

ELV note: Chris Shen from Henderson weighs in on Yelp with this fine and funny haiku review* of Raku! Read it here in its original Yelp-er format or continue scrolling below. Perhaps we wouldn’t be so hard on Yelp if people were this clever and conscientious with their reviews…(re-printed with permission).


Finally had the opportunity to bust my Raku cherry with three friends visiting from out of town, and when you have a group of folks walk in with no appetite from a heavy late lunch and still managed to complete a meal with their taste buds completely blown away, it is clearly a sign of just pure amazing food.  We had a taste of a few items from each section (appetizers, robata grill, and noodles/rice/soups), and can hardly wait to return for more.  I was so inspired that I composed a Raku Haiku for each of our selections:

“Sashimi Salad”
Fresh slice of the sea
Deep-fried onions paired with greens
Perfect start to meal

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