Everyone’s favorite Tokyo-Italian restaurant, Greenwich Grill, will be taken over by “Kawabun [above], an historical Japanese restaurant located in the city of Nagoya,” from March 10 to 23.
Kawabun first opened more than 400 years ago in the city of Nagoya. Theryotei restaurant is currently operated by the 13th generation of owners, and is [also] operated by Plan Do See, Inc. The cuisine and service of the restaurant has inherited the proud history of serving the royal Owari Tokugawa family. As the premier guesthouse of central Japan, this location has been loved by prominent individuals such as Hirofumi Ito and Count Nogi Maresukei. [I wanted to cut that line but I dare not cross the count.]
WHAT IS RYOTEI?
Ryotei are high-end Japanese restaurants, with exquisite omotenashihospitality and the use of top-quality ingredients. They have a history of being very exclusive (akin to a dining club), with each party dining in a private room, regardless of the party size. Ryotei have had to evolve with the times, but the focus on serving guests high quality food, with grace and attentiveness, remains.
Two dinner courses will be offered, starting from around $55 per person. Diners can expect traditional Japanese dishes such as Kyoto-style grilledmasu salmon with lotus root, cucumber and ginger; sea bream chazuke(rice with tea poured over it) with sesame seeds, nori, wasabi, and pickled vegetables; and for dessert, a traditional sweet red bean soup with matcha,shiratama (rice flour dumplings similar to mochi) and adzuki beans.
• Reservations are required and can be made by phone or throughgreenwichgrill.com.
• The Greenwich Grill dinner menu will not be available during this time.
• Greenwich Grill lunch hours and menu will remain the same.
Posted by Kay Moon via Tribeca Citizen