From the chef who brought the first Izakaya to Washington DC, comes an intimate vision of Japanese street food by Darren Norris and his wife, Candice Wise-Norris.
Chef Darren is a James Beard Award Winner of "Top 25 Best New Restaurant in America” and winner of Restaurateur of the Year 2011 of Washington DC.
Chef Darren offers you skewers of tasty bites grilled over binchotan charcoal, accompanied with bowls of fresh soba and udon noodles and flavorful broths to nourish the soul.
Shibuya Eatery and Death Punch Bar are located in one building in Adams Morgan. Outdoor seating is available (with heaters).
FRESH SUSHI & SASHIMI
Chef Hiro's Nigiri Special Box Set 60
10 Pieces including but not limited to: Maguro (Big Eye Tuna), Sake (Salmon), Hamachi (Yellowtail), Botan Ebi (Spot Prawn), Madai (Pink Snapper), California Uni (Sea Urchin), Hokkaido Hotate (Scallop), Ikura (Salmon Roe), Plus Two-Piece Cucumber Roll. No substitutions please.
Temarizushi Box Set 40
Chef's fresh selection of round nigiri. 9 Pieces. No substitutions please. Served with fresh wasabi.
Items may include but not limited to: Maguro (Tuna), (Salmon), Hamachi (Yellowtail), Unagi (Eel), Ebi (Shrimp), Hokigai (Red Clam), Shiitake, Inari (Tofu), Ika (Squid).
BIG EYE TUNA 22
Zuke marinated loin. Pacific Coast Line Caught. 5 Pieces.
Big Glory Bay, King Salmon. 5 Pieces.
MADAI / PINK SNAPPER 22
Imported from Tsukiji Fish Market, Tokyo. 6 Pieces.
HAMACHI YELLOWTAIL 22
Imported from Tsukiji Fish Market, Tokyo. 5 Pieces.
HOKKAIDO HOTATE / SEA SCALLOP 22
Imported from Northern Japan. 5 Pieces. 28
CALIFORNIA UNI 36
SASHIMI SAMPLER 52
12 Pieces of Chef Selection.
CHEF'S SPECIALS - Authentic Japanese Dishes
PARI-PARI QURI 88 8
Garlic cucumber with crunchy rayu chili topping.
Tuna, salmon, hamachi, squid, quail egg, cucumber tossed with grated mountain yam & sea kelp.
STEP 1: Choose Your Style - Hot or Cold?
COLD NOODLES Served with Cold Dashi Dipping Sauce
Just Noodles 11 (v/gf)
Simmered Mushrooms & Daikon 13 (v/gf)
Fresh Cut Garden Vegetables 13 (v/gf)
Pickled Giant Prawn & Edamame 19
Shio Koji Chicken with Pickled Honshimeji Mushrooms 15
HOT NOODLES Served in Hot Dashi Broth
Roasted Vegetables Simmered in Soy Dashi 14 (v/gf)
Grilled Exotic Mushrooms & Charred Scallion 13 (v/gf)
Sugar Cured Kurobuta Pork Belly with Pickled Mushrooms 16
Broiled Eel (5 Oz) with Ginger 19
Shaved Wagyu Beef with Simmered Onion 19
Lacquered Duck with Confit Daikon & Duck Bone Collagen Broth 24
STEP 2: Choose Your Noodle
Original Buckwheat Soba (gf)
Matcha (Green Tea) Soba
Extra Noodles? +5
Served Over Rice, Vegetables & House Made Kim Chee
Curry Katsudon - Choice of 6 Oz Chicken Breast or Pork Loin Cutlet 16
Simmered Wagyu Beef & Onion with Soft Poached Egg 19
Broiled Eel (5 Oz) with Unagi Sauce 19
Simmered Vegetables with Curry Sauce 14
Kushiyaki Grilled Over Charcoal -
2.5 Oz Portion per Skewer
Koji Cured Chicken Thigh with Wasabi 4.50
Koji Cured Chicken Breast with Wasabi 4.50
Ground Chicken with Scallion & Ginger 4.50
3 Hour Chicken Wings with Tare Glaze 4.50
6 Hour Beef Short Rib with Tare Glaze 8
Sugar Cured Kurobuta Pork Belly 7
Grilled Giant Prawn 12
Robata Grilled Over Charcoal
Local Shishito Peppers with Spicy Mayo 5 (v/gf)
Oak Wood Shiitake Mushrooms 6 (v/gf)
Haas Avocado with Spicy Soy Glaze 7 (v/gf)
Charred Baby Leek with Salty Ume Plum 4 (v/gf)
White Asparagus Tare Glazed with Yuzu 7 (v/gf)
Japanese Eggplant with Sweet Miso 7 (v/gf)
Japanese Purple Sticky Yam 6 (v/gf)
Ahi Tuna Poke with Wakame, Carrot, Daikon, Garlic Ponzu 18
Local Field Greens with Ginger Carrot Dressing 6 (v/gf)
Oshinko - Chef's Selection of Japanese Pickles 5 (v)
Edamame with Sea Salt 5 (v/gf)
Gomaae - Green Beans with Hand Ground Sesame Sauce 6 (v/gf)
Japanese Potato Salad with Cucumber, Ham & Spicy Mayo 7
Onigiri - Daily Rice Ball 4.50
Seafood Onigiri - Daily Rice Ball 6 (limited availability)
Meat Onigiri - Daily Rice Ball 6 (limited availability)
(v) vegan or (gf) gluten-free preparation available upon request
SIGNATURE CUP SAKE
Gokai Junmai 9
Junmai, SMV: +4 (Semi-Dry)
Notes of Pear, Banana & Cream
Kunizakari “Nigori Cup” 9
Junmai, SMV: +2 (Semi-Dry)
Plush, Velvety, Cloudy, Unfiltered
Hakushika “Tanuki Cup” 9
Junmai, SMV: +2 (Semi-Dry)
Dry, Crisp Finish
Junmai Nama, SMV: +2 (Semi-Dry)
Notes of Toasted Nut & Lychee
Miyozakura Junmai “Panda Cup” 14
Junmai, SMV: +6.5 (Dry)
Smooth, Plush, Dry Finish
Kikusui Perfect Snow 25
Nigori Genshu, SMV: -19 (Sweet)
300ml. Crisp Dynamic Sweetness
Otokoyama “Kimoto Cup” 16
Junmai Kimoto, SMV: -5 (Sweet)
Rich, Smooth & Floral
Kikusui Funaguchi Nama Genshu 16 / 78 for 1L
Honjozo, SMV: -4 (Semi-Dry)
Full Bodied, Melon & Unpasteurized
Amabuki - Strawberry 18
Junmai Ginjo, SMV: +1 Neutral
Sweet, Smooth Fruit
Junmai Ginjo, SMV: +3 (Semi-Dry)
Smooth, Clean & Light Finish
Oyaji Gokuraku 21
Junmai Ginjo, SMV: +5 (Dry)
Dry, Balanced Notes of Mineral & Sugar Cane
Nezumi Otoko 21
Junmai Ginjo, SMV: +1.5 (Semi-Dry)
Rich with Taste of Strawberry Leaves
BEER LIST 9
IPA, Alc: 5.5%
Lucky Beer "Cat"
White Ale, Alc: 5.5%
Lucky Beer "Dog"
Pale Ale, Alc: 5%
Rice Lager, Alc: 5%
Lemon Lager, Alc: 5%
Fruit Beer, Alc: 5%
Hokkaido Niagara Ale
White Grape Fruit Beer, Alc: 5%
IPA, Alc: 6.5%
Kyoto Matcha IPA
Green Tea IPA, Alc: 8.5%
Pilsner, Alc: 5%
Orion Premium 6
Echigo "Flying IPA" 9
Miller Lite 4