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Goin' to Katana - any "must gets?"

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Sitting at the sushi bar and plan on eating sushi and robata yaki. Any "must haves" that I, er, must have? I've never been there so any advice would be nice.

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  1. From the robata bar:
    Lobster skewer
    Filet mignon w/foie gras skewer
    Qual egg skewer
    Chicken Meatball

    Stay away from the sushi...

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    1. re: BrookieStyles

      I don't recall lobster, but I did have the King Crab. It is a very large menu. They also have, or say they do, Japanese Kobe beef, but not on the skewers, but charcoal grilled.
      Check out the menu on menupages.com.

    2. Sit outside! Half the fun is the scene.

      There's the (in)famous spicy tuna on crispy rice. I like their version better than Koi's.

        1. Sorry. not sure what happened.

          1. the pork belly with mustard is incredible!

            1. Baked lobster roll in soy paper. Comes with this sabayon-type sauce that gets gratineed and is soo good. Roku makes a better version but it's still good at Katana.

              1. We always order a few tastings. There is too much food to order one per person and you can supplement with extra dishes not on the tasting menu that are recommended here. It is a good sampling from all 3 kitchens. I believe the tasting is $40, truly a good deal.

                1. Chicken meatballs for sure, asparagus wrapped in bacon, the filet skewer is delightful....on the sushi side, ask if they are making any special rolls that night...those usually have super delightful sauces, but also ask the price b/c sometimes they get steep :( The spicier, the better in my book over there