Katsu

A first and last dinner at Katsu, as they will be closing on November 26. Katsu Imamura  is 74 and has announced his retirement. We began with champagne and continued with sake, accompanied by vibrant stories covering everything from trampolines to chandeliers.

Haruko Imumura
Hakura Imamura, wife of Katsu was our host.

If you would like to read about their love story, click here.

Sake

Here’s a video of our sake. Kubota Manju Junmai Daiginjo, Niigata, Japan, “10,000 Celebrations” Clean liquid velvet. Subtle floral/fall fruit sweetness. Invisible finish.

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Here is a brief recap of dinner.

Tempura - Kisu Fish, Okra, Lotus Root, Enoki Mushroom, Shishito, Red Sweet Bell Pepper, Shiitake Mushroom, Kuri Kabocha Pumpkin
Tempura – Kisu Fish, Okra, Lotus Root, Enoki Mushroom, Shishito, Red Sweet Bell Pepper, Shiitake Mushroom, Kuri Kabocha Pumpkin
12-Piece Nigiri Platter - Yellowtail, Salmon, Scallop, Wild Blue Fin Tuna, Botan Ebi, Toro, Uni, Ika, Oyster, Hokki, Hirame, Crab, Ika, Shimi Saba
12-Piece Nigiri Platter – Yellowtail, Salmon, Scallop, Wild Blue Fin Tuna, Botan Ebi, Toro, Uni, Ika, Oyster, Hokki, Hirame, Crab, Ika, Shimi Saba

12-Piece Nigiri Platter - Scallop French Burgundy Truffle, Wild Blue Fin Tuna, Botan Ebi Fried Head Oscietre Caviar, Toro Gunkan, Uni, Ika, Fanny Bay Oyster, Hokki, Hirame, Alaskan King Crab 12-Piece Nigiri Platter - Hokki, Hirame, Alaskan King Crab, Ika, Shimi Saba

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Matsutake Mushroom Dobin-Mushi Soup ($18)
Matsutake Mushroom Dobin-Mushi Soup ($18)
Tamago Egg Omelette ($3)
Tamago Egg Omelette ($3)

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Full album here.

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Katsu | 2651 W Peterson Ave, Chicago IL

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