Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Angsana Corfu is a Mediterranean sanctuary of extraordinary beauty, a luxurious spa and beach resort located in Greece announces the launch of a new concept restaurant Oribu, which is located at the main terrace and overlooks the infinity pool and the endless blue Ionian waters.
The restaurant is an immersion into North Asian gastronomy and will be called Oribu, which means “Olive” in Japanese. At Oribu patrons will witness the vibrant flavors of Japan, Korea, and Taiwan with sustainable, locally sourced ingredients.
Visitors to Oribu may expect a culinary universe influenced by the creativity of modern North Asian cooking, served in the ideal Mediterranean environment with background music of Asian-influenced DJ sets.
The olive is the star of the ambiance at Oribu. This seemingly humble fruit, emblematic of Greece and Corfu, makes an appearance in all shapes and forms. A beautiful olive tree welcomes you at the entrance, while olive branches adorned with gold leaf transport you into a destination within a destination.
The enticing menu blends North Asian flavors with sustainable, locally sourced ingredients such as-
- Classic Japanese, Korean and Taiwanese recipes are reimagined with Corfiot produce. Rolls, nigiri and crudos showcase sustainably caught local fish and the island’s celebrated sardines, olive oil, herbs, kumquats, and fruits.
- Olives make a deliciously unexpected appearance on one item in each section of the menu (starters salads, main dishes, rolls, cocktails) finishing up with a special dessert, such as in perfectly cooked olive oil cakes or olive oil and kumquat sorbets to conclude the gastronomic Oribu experience.
- The specialty bar menu features an expert selection of Japanese sakes and whiskies. Original creations include sake-based cocktails made with local fruits and herbs, as well as cocktails starring the local kumquat liqueur.