From the White Guide Nordic 2018:
- Address: Narva mnt 55a, Tallinn
- Phone: +37256314547
- Web: www.haku.ee
- Seats: 23
A gustatory haiku
You won’t find a family restaurant like this one anywhere else in Estonia. Run by Marju and Shuichi Shiraishi, the couple has managed to create a unique Japanese dining experience in an unassuming (perfectly Nippon:esque) home-turned-restaurant. The tiny house might sit off a busy street, but the dining room is as tranquil as a Kyoto teahouse, decorated with Japanese art and carvings, and tables set with origami crane chopstick holders that Marju folds every morning. The menu is ambitious, yet sincere. Shuichi’s experience cooking in various exotic locales can be sensed throughout the menu, and New Nordic influences are present here and there, like the beef marinated in Scandi-flavored miso sauce. The salty sweetness of a duck tataki, brightened with tangy citrus sauce, is beautifully paired with a glass of crisp, sparkling wine...
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