Friday, March 23, 2018

Himitsu offering Japanese-inspired brunch for next 3 Sundays


If you haven't had a chance to check out Himitsu, the well-reviewed Japanese spot at 828 Upshur from the Room 11 folks, here's a good opportunity: they're offering brunch for the next three Sundays, starting this Sunday.

The City Paper has the full story, they'll be open 11am-3pm with no reservations accepted. The spot, which replaced Crane & Turtle, has been a critical and popular favorite, and chef Kevin Then was nominated for a James Beard award for "Rising Star Chef of the Year."

Here's the menu from the City Paper:
Congee with braised pork, pickled shallots, fried shallots, and scallions ($22) 
French toast with ricotta and yuzu-berry compote ($14) 
Okonomiyaki (Japanese pancake) with cabbage, tare, Kewpie mayonnaise, bonito, and scallions ($14) 
Rice cakes with poached egg, pickled red onion, and ground spicy sausage ($16) 
Fried Brussels sprouts with Caesar dressing, furikake, and Parmesan ($12) 
Yellowtail sushi rice bowl with ikura (salmon roe), furikake, shiso, and kimchi cucumber ($16) 
The restaurant's signature fried chicken and biscuits coated in a Korean chili glaze and honey ($16) will also be available.
And cocktails
Kimchi Michelada with sea salt-watermelon gose beer, kimchi juice, lime, and pickled watermelon rind 
Bloody Caeser with vodka, clamato juice, horseradish, Worcestershire, salt, pepper, and celery salt (add a raw oyster for $3) 
I Don't Carrot All with aquavit, carrot juice, lemon hot sauce, caper brine, and dill with a pickled baby carrot

Lookin' Fineapple with white rum, coconut water, yellow tomato juice, pineapple juice, and a slice of fresh pineapple 
No Big Dill with green chili vodka, cucumber, tomatillo, parsley, celery, and dill

Drop a Beet with amontillado sherry, tomato, beet, Tabasco, salt, pepper, and pickled beet 
They'll also offer mimosas with fresh squeezed juice.

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