Introducing Jayde Fuzion
Our newest restaurant opens this evening and we are pretty darn excited about it! If you can’t tell by the name Jayde Fuzion, it’s a contemporary Asian restaurant. You can expect the menu to take you on a culinary journey through China, Japan and Korea with items like dim sum, tempura, noodle dishes, fusion specialties and sushi being offered.
At the helm of Jayde Fuzion is our newest executive chef and the winner of Food Network’s Restaurant Express, Seonkyoung (Sun-key-young) Longest. We’ll bring you more about her on Thursday’s blog so for now we’ll stick to whetting your appetite with more details on the food and the restaurant itself.
Jayde Fuzion resides in the former Marinelli’s restaurant space, but you’ll see when you visit, it now has a fresh, new look. The design blends traditional Asian details with modern touches incorporating hues of greens, pinks and reds. The 22-foot-wide marble stairway is flanked by pink and rose colored flowers and opens into a sophisticated bar and lounge. The intimate dining room showcases large-scale murals of Koi fish and exquisitely beautiful Cherry Blossoms, common details throughout the restaurant and revered symbols in Asian cultures. As Feng Shui details, the Cherry Blossom is said to indicate love, happiness and feminine beauty while the Koi fish signify good fortune and success. Also significant, the restaurant’s colors reflect harmony, luck and happiness.
The restaurant also has a massive sushi bar. Our tip? Sit there if you want a beautiful view of the pool piazza.Or sit at the gorgeous bar and order a Kabuki cocktail. Made with pomegranate liqueur, watermelon schnapps and sweet lemon juice – you can’t go wrong!
In terms of the food, the menu offers a selection of traditional and fusion dishes that are well-known (Teriyaki Salmon, Beef & Broccoli, and Korean Style Lobster to name a few) as well as signature dishes created by Chef Longest that are unique to her like Samgyeopsal Lettuce Wraps, grilled pork belly, kimchi, enoki mushroom, and cucumber topped with Korean Ssam-jang sauce and wrapped in gem lettuce ($8) and Bibimbap, a Korean rice bowl of assorted vegetables, bulgogi and poached egg with a sweet tangy sauce ($14). Other items include the Five Spiced Duck Sliders, marinated roast duck, pickled cucumber & carrots on a bao bun with hoisin glaze ($9) and Korean Street “Tacos,” scallion pancakes, bulgogoi and napa cabbage with sriracha-lime dressing ($7).
Not to be forgotten, there’s also a good selection of signature drinks like Sake Mojitos, fresh muddled mint, yuzu, sugar, sake and club soda ($7) and Red Soju Sangria, soju, simple syrup, pinot noir, red grapes, pomegranate and club soda ($6).
We don’t know about you, but the restaurant opens at 5 pm this evening and we’ll be one of the first people in line.
Jayde Fuzion is open for dinner daily from 5-10 pm. Dinner reservations are recommended by calling (702) 797-1000 or by visiting www.theMresort.com.