PASSPORT TO… JAPAN

Japanese cuisine is world-renowned for its highly meticulous preparation methods and refined presentations. Great Japanese cuisine represents the balance of the finest ingredients and skillful preparation. This results in pure flavors that bring out the best qualities in each ingredient.

For our trip to Japan, we have chosen to provide a cross-section of popular Japanese cuisine. For some items, such as our Miso-Marinated Sea Bass and Spicy Udon, we have chosen to provide authentic flavors as you would find throughout Japan. For other dishes, we have infused classic Japanese techniques with our unique American flair. You will see this in dishes like our Pork Katsu Sandwich and Shrimp Sumo Roll, which is a fusion of a sushi roll and burrito!

To highlight the cuisine, we have hand-crafted some amazing cocktails using Japanese sake, such as our refreshing Sake Sangria and luscious Coconut-Lychee Martini. For serious cocktail lovers, we are also offering a Green Tea Sour, featuring Hibiki ‘Japanese Harmony’ Whisky shaken with a house-made green tea syrup and fresh citrus. If you’d like a truly authentic experience, enjoy a sampling of TYKU Sake, featuring their Junmai Ginjo, Cucumber and Coconut Nigori offerings.


THE MENU

Appetizers

Jalapeño-Yellowtail Roll GF*   Fresh yellowtail, sliced jalapeño, avocado, cilantro, spicy garlic sauce
Recommended Pairing: TYKU Junmai Ginjo Sake

 

Spicy Ahi Roll GF*   Diced ahi mixed with spicy mayo and asparagus 
Recommended Pairing: TYKU Cucumber Sake

 

Wokin’ Hot Shishito Peppers GF    Tossed in a sweet sesame glaze 
Recommended Pairing: TYKU Coconut Nigori Sake

 

Soup

Miso Soup  Ling’s take on this classic Japanese soup  

Entrees

 

Miso-Marinated Sea Bass GF    Wok-seared and served over baby bok choy with sake-dashi broth and roasted shishito peppers 
Recommended Pairing: Sake Southside

 

 

Pork Katsu Sandwich*   Panko-breaded pork tenderloin topped with lettuce, salsa, tonkatsu sauce and mustard  
Recommended Pairing: Green Tea Sour

 

Spicy Udon   Fresh vegetables wok’d with thick udon noodles in a spicy house-made teriyaki sauce
Choice of: Chicken,  Beef*, Shrimp, Scallops*, or Salmon*  

Recommended Pairing: Coconut-Lychee Martini

 

Shrimp Sumo Roll GF     A hybrid of a sushi roll and burrito… wok’d shrimp, pineapple salsa, spinach and sweet soy glaze, wrapped with seasoned rice and soy paper
Recommended Pairing: Sake Sangria

Hand-Crafted Cocktails

Sake Sangria
TYKU Cucumber Sake infused with watermelon and fresh mint

Green Tea Sour
Hibiki ‘Japanese Harmony’ Whisky, green tea syrup, fresh lemon, sparkling water

Coconut-Lychee Martini
TYKU Coconut Sake, Soho Lychee Liqueur, ginger, fresh citrus

Sake Southside
TYKU Cucumber Sake shaken with fresh mint, green tea, lemon juice and egg white

Sake

TYKU Junmai Ginjo Sake
Rich and silky texture with peach and vanilla notes

TYKU Cucumber Sake
Light and refreshing, with delicate cucumber notes and a smooth finish

TYKU Coconut Nigori Sake
Unfiltered with a creamy texture and subtle hint of vanilla and coconut

TYKU Sake Flight
A two ounce sampling of each premium sake from TYKU

Learn more about our 2018 Passport Menus.

*  Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness; contains (or may contain) raw or undercooked ingredients.
GF Items can be made gluten free. Substitutions may apply. Not a gluten free kitchen.

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    1. Thank you for your suggestion. We have denoted the gluten free items on this page as we normally do on our printed menus in store. We hope to see you soon!

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