All You Can Eat Wagyu Meat -RENGAYA

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HELLO FOODIE FRIENDS! How was your weekend? Mine was spent figuring out where is the best place to eat wagyu. What better way for a meatilicious dinner is at Rengaya for the ALL YOU CAN EAT WAGYU for $69 per person. It is best to make a booking before heading over there because you may be three times disappointed when the kaiwaii Japanese waitress tells you that there’s no available seats, especially on weekends. Don’t think you can manage all that MEAT?! No need to worry! They’ve also got rice dishes, soup, salad, sashimi and even soba noodles.

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Whenever I go to a Japanese BBQ joint it’s just so good that hygiene comes first before sighting on the menu.

Rengaya_Nessy Eater (2B)Hot hand towels are served before we begin our feast!

Had to start of with some salmon and avocado salad that includes chunky pieces of chopped salmon, teaspoons of golden cavier, scoops of avocado, sliced onion and mixed salad. Then served with soy french dressing to add an attention-grabbing flavour. So much healthy goodness in this bowl that the balance tastes so right.

Rengaya_Nessy Eater (2)Salmon and Avocado Salad

Let’s not dwell on the grossness of how this Beef Rib Porridge looks but rather how awesome it tastes and had TONNES of flavour that we accidently ordered three large bowls for the table. The ribs gave the soup an incredible flavour that it didn’t require any additional salt or pepper. It was INSANELY addictive and bare in mind there were heaps of rice buried down there.

Rengaya_Nessy Eater (3) Beef Rib Porridge

The menu definitely has salted special ox-tongue which become meltingly tender in texture when it is cooked quickly over high heat. We managed to devour this twenty serving of thinly sliced meat <5 minutes. Then seconds later guess who ended up ordering another twenty servings? Hehe.

Rengaya_Nessy Eater (4)A HUGE plate of Salted Special OX-Tongue.

Like a good steak, you are only required to flip these bad boys once on the barbecue. I’ll admit it’s just so ridiculously addictive to continuously keep adding meat to the hot pan and flipping them over every single second. It was tough focusing my eyes onto the grill as thick heavy smoke kept heading my direction but nuuuu that didn’t stop me from cooking or eating!

Rengaya_Nessy Eater (5)Ox Tongue slowly melting…OH YEAH!

A selection of raw wagyu meat just may of killed your mood to eat this but hey think of all that drool worthy fat that’s about to head your way soon. The size of the plate was twice the size of my head. The sight of the meat must of been at least 2kgs! There goes the thought of detoxing…haha.

Rengaya_Nessy Eater (6)Wagyu Selection

The meat was extremely extremely marbled. Just imagine the lines of white running through the thick slices. It was super easy to get these meat burnt, so a quick toss and turn and your ready to eat.

Rengaya_Nessy Eater (7) Liking the view? 😛

Rengaya_Nessy Eater (7B)And if you’re heading to the restroom do expect a wooden cat to greet you.

One way to take a break from the meaty world is ordering the Chinese cabbage kimchee filled with pickled vegetables. It is a great stable side dish for any BBQ with a peppery and briny flavour. The slices of chopped cabbage had a deep and complex texture that tastes fresh.

Rengaya_Nessy Eater (8) Chinese Cabbage Kimchee

What weirded me out was reading wagyu rib finger and it turned out to be the second best meat for the table. It was truly juicy and marinated to perfection. This is finger licking good!

Rengaya_Nessy Eater (9)Wagyu Rib Finger

We only managed a couple of pieces of the wagyu rib finger…only a couple of pieces…cough four servings cough. Tehehe.

Rengaya_Nessy Eater (10)Look at that juicy greasy meat! Can you handle it?

Before we could catch our breath, the wagyu yukke arrived and for some this may be an extraordinary experience because it is served 110% raw. This was superbly chewy with a lovely creamy feeling from the yolk. Yeah this will blow your little taste buds away!

Rengaya_Nessy Eater (11)Wagyu Yukke

Just when it seemed that I couldn’t handle another slice of wagyu, the outside skirt was brought to our table and we were off to grilling this. The ultimate tenderness that actually taste beefy.

Rengaya_Nessy Eater (12)Wagyu Outside Skirt

Of course the night is not over until we order a bowl of salmon flake rice that contains sprinkle of salmon flakes over the rice with seaweed. You may find fish foe hidden between the steamed rice that tastes even better when it bursts.

Rengaya_Nessy Eater (13)Salmon Flake Rice

Straight to the good times you might want to add a few slices of wagyu onto the rice. It is the most common kind of method to let the rice soak the wagyu’s juice to create a new flavoured rice.

Rengaya_Nessy Eater (14) Medium rare wagyu outside skirt goes so well with steamed rice.

Besides wagyu, Rengaya offers sashimi and trust me it is hard to avoid ordering fresh salmon. Hmmmmm…so good!

Rengaya_Nessy Eater (15)Salmon Sashimi

Rengaya_Nessy Eater (16) Bottle decoration

Yes I was making friends with fresh scallops. I was easily fooled by their size when they first arrived at our table. By the time these pepper grilled scallops were cooked it shrunk to the size of a dollar coin. But that didn’t ruin my judgement of the taste. It was rich and slightly buttery with a hint of sweetness.

Rengaya_Nessy Eater (17) Scallop

Besides eating boiled prawns, another way to cook it is grilling them over the pan. The secret to great-tasting prawns lies in how fresh they are and let me tell you they were fresh indeed.

Rengaya_Nessy Eater (18) Prawn

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Sometimes the perfect way to end a 90 minute wagyu marathon is finishing it off with edamame or for others dessert is the only option.

Rengaya_Nessy Eater (20)Edamame

I’m still a sucker for Rengaya’s premium meat even after a year and a half of visiting them. Click here. Some may question is it worth $69 per person and I’d say “Are you kidding me?” I only wish I could arrange this buffet for all my readers to experience this wagyu marathon.

Rengaya_Nessy Eater (21)Looking very traditional Rengaya Entrance.

Photos by Vanny Tang

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16 thoughts on “All You Can Eat Wagyu Meat -RENGAYA

    Jenny said:
    December 1, 2014 at 9:56 AM

    I love this place so much!! My go-to place whenever I want wagyu (and have extra cash, of course).

      Nessy Eater responded:
      December 1, 2014 at 9:54 PM

      Same! It’s the best beef joint for Sydney 🙂

    gourmetgetaway said:
    December 1, 2014 at 12:32 PM

    Oh wow Vanny, this is truly a great way to savour not only wage but the many other Japanese dishes, such as soba noodles and sashimi. I find the selection more than filling, but I will sure have a little of everything. Thanks for sharing!!!

    Julie & Alesah
    Gourmet Getaways xx

      Nessy Eater responded:
      December 1, 2014 at 10:00 PM

      Yeah for $69 it has more than just meat and totes worth it. Shame though it doesn’t include dessert, but i’m not fused about that when there’s seafood sashimi 😛

    onlyhereforfoodporn said:
    December 1, 2014 at 9:21 PM

    I love that photo of the wagyu cooked perfectly medium rare (rare?) on the rice. Spot on!

      Nessy Eater responded:
      December 1, 2014 at 10:01 PM

      Totes didn’t think of medium rare rare, but now that you mention it YESS! 😀

    Cassie | Journey from Within said:
    December 2, 2014 at 9:01 AM

    My oh my … Look how juicy that wagyu is!
    But ox tongue totally has my belly

      Nessy Eater responded:
      December 2, 2014 at 2:07 PM

      It’s hard not to resist wagyu when it looks that good 😛

    Helen | Grab Your Fork said:
    December 3, 2014 at 9:10 PM

    All you can eat. Such a dangerous combo! I do feel like protein though 🙂

    Mr C @ The Food Diary said:
    December 7, 2014 at 3:06 PM

    Best place in Sydney for wagyu, so expensive though!

      Nessy Eater responded:
      December 10, 2014 at 9:46 PM

      Yes I think it’s pretty good wagyu! Price may be a bit dear for some people, but I can’t complain when it’s ALL YOU CAN EAT! 😀

    Amanda @ Gourmanda said:
    December 7, 2014 at 6:16 PM

    Oh delicious! It’s so hard not to go overboard with all you can eat…I always seem to take it one mouthful too far, and end up groaning in self-inflicted tummy pains all night!

      Nessy Eater responded:
      December 10, 2014 at 9:51 PM

      I know exactly how you feel with the tummy pains after overeating. My secret to overcome the pain is eat dessert after 😛

    Dee @The Casual Food Blogger said:
    January 18, 2015 at 8:32 PM

    Wow I think I will have to try this place!

      Nessy Eater responded:
      January 21, 2015 at 8:46 PM

      You must! It’s totally worth it 😀

    Rengaya- Premium Wagyu Grade 9+ « Nessy Eater said:
    May 1, 2015 at 3:26 AM

    […] Check out my other Rengaya post I did. Click here. […]

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