31 Jul 2013
We'd been to kyō a number of times and always had a good time letting our hair down at this massive 6000 square foot underground club hidden deep in the heart of the CBD. So when we heard that they recently unveiled their dinner menu, we were intrigued.
kyō is another venture of local lifestyle group Limited Edition Concepts, who also own The Vault. While it's simplistic furnishing and abundant space point towards a minimalistic lounge or club atmosphere, we thought that the dim lighting, sleek recycled wood and Japanese influenced accents might just work for a late-night dining venue.
Armed with an empty stomach and curiosity, we stopped by for dinner on a Thursday night around 9:30pm. Greeted by old school hip hop in the background, we settled in at a table and totally warmed to the Japanese tapas style menu right away, so we ordered a number of plates to share.
We started the meal with the Blustered Edamame, which definitely kicked the meal off on a high note. The steamed edamame beans were fresh and vibrant, and they were topped with just the right amount of togarashi sea salt and lime-soy sauce to add a tangy twist....