Tonkatsu Katsukura

Shibuya-ku
Tonkatsu

Breaded and deep-fried pork cutlets, or tonkatsu, are presented on a stainless steel mesh to keep them crispy at this restaurant on the 14th floor of Takashimaya department store. But what makes Tonkatsu Katsukura different is that here diners crush toasted sesame seeds with a mortar and pestle to use as a garnish together with the sweet tonkatsu sauce, which is similar to a mix of Worcestershire sauce and ketchup, and usually accompanies the dish. It adds a roasted, nutty flavor. A mountain of julienned cabbage is served with the store’s original aromatic yuzu dressing. After the meal, take the elevator to Takashimaya’s basement to check out some 30,000 eye-catching grocery items for sale.

Tonkatsu Katsukura
Takashimaya Times Square 14F, 5-24-2 SendagayaTokyo, Japan
81-3/5361-1878

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