Katana Honors Certified A5-grade Japanese Wagyu Beef

03/01/2014

Katana (8439 West Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 90069; 323.650.8585) honors certified A5-grade Japanese Wagyu beef with a weeklong specialty menu featuring the sought-after beef from Saga Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan. From Monday, March 3 through Sunday, March 9, order various preparations and cuts. Wagyu highlights include Toban-yaki-style (grilled over hot stones), Saga Sliders, tartare, and a tasting of various 2 oz. cuts side-by-side. The restaurant, renowned for its Robata offerings and elegant sushi bar, will also offer an assortment of Wagyu skewers, grilled over white-hot bincho tan coals, and raw sushi-style cuts, such as “Nigiri, “Tataki,” and “Gunkan.” The full Katana menu will also be available.

From the Kitchen
Gyoza with kimchee ($16)
Meatball Lettuce Cups with truffle soy black pepper mustard ($15)
Saga Slider with tomato, lettuce, onion, and yuzu ranch ($12)

From the Robata Bar
Wagyu and Lobster Skewer with Uni butter and truffle essence ($26)
Skirt Steak Skewer with black pepper sauce ($12)
Yaki-niku BBQ-style with Asian marinade ($38)
New York Toban-yaki [3oz.] grilled on bincho charcoal with ponzu sauce ($48)

Three-Way Tasting
2 oz. each of premium New York, Ribeye, Filet Mignon served with Uni butter, wasabi root, and soy mustard sauces ($90) 

From the Sushi Bar
Nigiri [2 pc.]: sushi-style, seared and topped with garlic, green onions, and sea salt ($18)
Tataki: Wagyu beef sashimi on ice with ponzu dip ($28)
Gunkan: sushi-style beef tartare with caviar ($16)
Wagyu Tartare in a croissant pastry with egg salad and caviar ($18)
Carpaccio: thinly sliced with wasabi truffle oil, avocado, and parmesan ($17)

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