Looking for a fun way to pamper mom on her special day? Head to Takashi to try out some of the favorite dishes of Chef Takashi Yagihashi, some that go back to his early life cooking along side is mom in Mito, Japan. Chef Takashi is honoring his mother, who at 85 years old still cooks daily in Japan, with a special 10 Course Mother's Day Tasting Menu at Takashi (1952 North Damen). This special menu will feature some cooking techniques and dishes she taught Chef Takashi as a child. The full menu, which is $100, with an optional $60 wine pairing, includes:
Homemade Spring Pea Tofu North Carolina Sashimi Fluke with Yamaimo and Salted Plum
Otsukuri (Sashimi) of Hawaiian Big Eye Tuna, Scottish Salmon, and Alaskan Spot Prawns
Sukiyaki of Kurobuta Pork Loin
Age-Mono Bad Hair Day of Prawn, Kani Croquette, Age-Chicken-Shumai
Shio-Koji Marinated Scottish Sea Trout "Roch Etive"
Shabu-Shabu of Maine Monk Fish, Truffle Ponzu Sauce
Aka-Miso-Nikomi Udon with Amish Chicken
Miso Cheese Cake with Blood Orange Ice
Sweet Red Beans, Soba Ice Cream
All moms who dine at Takashi on Mother's Day will also receive a variety of Chef Takashi's signature mouthwatering macarons to bring home.
Prices listed are exclusive of tax and gratuity. A credit card is required to hold reservations, 24-hour cancellation policy. Reservations are available on May 12 from 5:30-9:30pm. For reservations or additional information, please call (773) 772-6170 or visit www.takashichicago.com.