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Healthy Chinese Gastronomy at CHAO in Shizuoka City (Cenova Department Store)!

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Avocado and Mushrooms Tianjin omelet rice!

Service: Kind, smiling and attentive in spite of a crowded place!
Equipment & Facilities: Very clean overall. Shared washroom with Cenove Department Store but very excellent. Entirely non-smoking!
Prices: Reasonable
Strong points: Mild but very healthy All-Chinese gastronomy

When it comes to reasonable, healthy food in a clean environment Cenova Department Store in Aoi Ku, Shizuoka Citycan be a blessing even if it is crowded at times.
Dragon recommended me CHAO the other day and I paid it my first visit at lunch today.
The place was actually busy but I was ushered in with a smile and attention.
When I placed my order the waitress went as far as to inquire if I had ordered too much!
So, what did I order?

A set of five dimdung/点心!

Great colors!
I checked after my meal, they do not use any monosodium glutamate (MSG) or artificial coloring or seasoning!

From another angle!
Very tasty and light!

Umami tappuri ebichiri/Sweet and sour chili shrimps with plenty of umami!

Very appetizing indeed!

The shrimps tasted fresh. Very mild for such a dish but this is Japan and especially Shizuoka where people are not too keen on hot food! Fine by me!

Avocado and mushrooms Tianjin omelet rice!

Another good point for Chao is that they do try to offer food with a little originality. Their four dishes including avocado was a revelation!

Once again so healthy and tasty!

As service, egg soup made with real chicken soup!

Another visit is definitely on the cards!

CHAO

Shizuoka City, Aoi Ku, Takajyo, 1-1-1 Cenova Department Store, 5F
Tel.: 054-266-3095
Opening hours: 11:00~21:00
Private space possible for up to 7 guests
Parties welcome
Credit cards OK
Entirely non-smoking!

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