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"Western" Japanese food in Toronto?

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echeng25 Mar 9, 2007 03:27 PM

Anyone know where I can find this? I don't mean California roll. I mean items like omurice, katsu-curry, hamburger - I think this is called Yoshoku rather than the traditional Washoku. So far the only place I have found is Green Tea Cafe in J-Town... anyone know any others?

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    bluedog Mar 10, 2007 10:51 AM

    I think that R-Shop at king and sapdina serves katsu curry, but I haven;t been since early last eyar.

    1. Kagemusha Mar 11, 2007 07:10 AM

      It's commonplce in LA but virtually unknown here aside from the so-so stuff at J-Town.Japanese street/hole-in-the-wall food isn't big here.I'd kill for a good licensed yakitori joint.

      1. spades Mar 11, 2007 07:27 AM

        If memory serves, Izakaya at Church/Front had a yakitori dish. Not exactly a hole in the wall but a fun place to go to with friends. Great sakes.

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          cutehinano Mar 11, 2007 07:58 AM

          Ematei on queen and st. patrick has katsu curry, yakitori, ebi fry, etc. Their curry is decent.

          1. orangewasabi Mar 11, 2007 11:20 AM

            You can get Katsu curry at Natural Sushi on Yonge, just south of Bloor, west side

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              Zengarden Mar 11, 2007 02:29 PM

              Yakitori at Sakawaya, Danforth and Jones.

              1. vorpal Mar 11, 2007 02:43 PM

                Tokyo Grill on the west side of Yonge just north of Wellesley has a great katsu curry. Their menu is definitely more home-style Japanese and not what you'd find in your run of the mill North American Japanese menu. It might fit the bill for what you're seeking.

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