The Red Sun Brunch Rises over Katana…
Award-winning celebrity hangout launches a New Brunch Traditionin Dubai!
Dubai, UAE 12 October 2016 –Katana, the sister venue to the award-wining Robata and Sushi Bar from the Sunset Strip, came to Dubai earlier this year and has swiftly become the place to be. A firm favorite with those in the know, Katana never fails to hit the mark with those passionate about food and fans of generous, sharing meals. Fresh for fall, Katana Dubai is excited to bring a new tradition to the busy brunching scene, The Red Sun Brunch, billed as the ultimate social experience for laid-back upscale Friday Brunching.
The Red Sun Brunch is designed to take you and your friends on a lively Japanese sharing adventure across three styles of Japanese cooking. Your welcome starts as soon as you enter the Brunch, with the Tropical Coy Bowl featuring Watermelon Coy ice cubes nestled in a fresh tropical beverage, it’s designed to get you in the mood to Brunch with the best as the DJ spins chilled out tracks and LA grooves in the stunning lounge.
Start your sharing journey with an ‘Izakaya’ selection of a la carte starters that include the signature Salmon Carpaccio and the Garden Salad of Mixed Baby Greens with Soy Vinaigrette, both bright and light Katana signature starters. The full service relaxed lounge style brunch then moves on to juicy grilled skewers, cooked fresh to order from the open coal Bincho Tan ‘Robata’ Grill, where guests can choose from a wide variety of comfort food skewers including Gyu -Angus Beef with Soy Tare, Negima - Chicken and Green Onions,Tomorokoshi – Corn with a Yuzu Shiso Butter or Ebi - Tiger Prawn with Tarragon Butter. The Robata is steeped in Japanese culture and chef and his team are happy to entertain diners with explanations of the significance of the Robata grill and the rich heritage of this traditional style of cooking.
The third style of dining, as part of the 5 course journey, is the Instagram-friendly ‘Omakase’ Signature Sushi Platter of Ebi Jalapeno - Popcorn Shrimp with Jalapeno, Katana Rolls - Yellowtail Tuna atop Shrimp Tempura and high grade Sashimi, which is then followed by an a la carte menu of Katana’s favorite of flavorful main dishes. These range from the sweet Yaki Niku - Short Ribs in Asian Marinade to the zestier Jidori Chicken - Free Range Chicken with Ginger Relish and Yuzu and onto the Umami Salmon - Robata Grilled Salmon in Umami Soy or the Ingen Itame- Sauteed Green Beans with Garlic Sauce.
Make sure to leave room for the stunning and indulgent sharing platter of desserts and keep some space to check out the gourmet cocktail station with its innovative range of Asian inspired beverages that change with the seasons, including the Daiquiri Lollipop Fizz in three flavours.
A modern Japanese tapas style sharing experience, both relaxed and generous,it purposely offers full table service. The Red Sun brunch is designed for those who have a passion for food andlove the social side of sharing experiences with friends alongside chilled out house tracks and old school tunes. Say goodbye to buffets and switch it up this weekend, taking in the sounds of LA beats, spun out by the live DJ as the tempo rises, alongside the stunning view of the Downtown cityscape and the Burj Khalifa. The Katana #RedSunBrunch is a #NewTradition.
Based on a minimum of two sharing. AED 295 (soft drinks), AED 395 (house beverages), AED 495 (bubbles).
Terms and conditions
Friday 1pm - 4pm.
Brunch guests’ min age 10yrs.
A full vegetarian offering is available.
Alcohol is served inside the lounge and restaurant.
Beverage packages exclude bottled hops.
Katana Osusume Brunch Menu
Edamame / Sea Salt or Chili Garlic Soy Beans
Garden Salad / Mixed Baby Greens with Soy Vinaigrette
Salmon Carpaccio / Feta Cheese, Shimeji Mushroom and King Salmon
Chips & Avocado Puree / Purple Potato, Lotus Root, Sweet Potato, Crispy Seaweed
Moriawase Tempura / Tiger Prawns & Seasonal Vegetables
Gyu / Angus Beef with Soy Tare
Negima / Chicken and Green Onions
Sake / King Salmon with Soy Tare
Ebi / Tiger Prawn with Tarragon Miso
Tomorokoshi / Yuzu Shiso Butter Corn
Ebi Jalapeno / Rock Shrimp with Jalapeno
Katana / Yellowtail, Tuna atop spicy Tuna and Shrimp Tempura
Yasai Maki / Vegetarian Roll
Nigiri Sushi / Salmon & Ebi
Sashimi / Salmon, Tuna & Yellowtail
Jidori Chicken / Free Range Chicken with Ginger Relish, Yuzu Pepper and Sea Salt
Umami Salmon / Robata Grilled Salmon in Umami Soy
Yakiniku / Short Ribs in Asian Marinade
Ingen Itame / Sauteed Green Beans with Garlic Sauce
Mixed Chahan / Fried Rice with Chicken & Prawn
Mango Tofu Yuzu Cheesecake
Strawberry, Green Tea & Coconut Macaron
Green Tea Sesame Roll Cake
Lychee & Mandarin Sorbet
The award-wining Robata and Sushi Bar from the Sunset Strip, Los Angeles opened its doors this spring following a period of high anticipation. The venue immediately captured the attention of all those keen to experience this Hollywood favourite in the heart of Downtown and is fast becoming a firm favourite for after dark moments or relaxed business lunches. Fresh for fall, Katana is pleased to bring its popular Red Sun Brunch to Dubai.
Designed as a place to see and be seen, Katana Dubai enjoys a prominent waterfront position close to Souk Al Bahar at the base of The Address Downtown Dubai, with spectacular views over the Dubai Fountains and the Burj Khalifa. It’s a one of a kind space that features relaxed lounge style seating set amongst natural hewn rocks, where graffiti and specially commissioned Japanese inspired artworks compete for attention on the distressed brick walls of both the Robata Grill and the Sushi Bar. This backdrop sets the scene for a hip, weekend brunch vibe, inviting diners to mix and mingle as the DJ takes to the decks and the grill hots up.
NEED TO KNOW:
Alcohol is served inside the lounge.
Beverage packages exclude bottle Beers.
Opening times: Saturday to Wednesday: 12pm to 12 am, Thursday and Friday: 12pm to 1am
Brunch: Friday 1pm – 4pm
Brunch pricing: Min 2 sharing. Dhs295 (soft drinks), Dhs 395 (house beverages), Dhs 495 (bubbly). Friday 1-4pm. Brunch guests min age 10yrs.
Terms and Conditions apply.