Kabocha | New restaurant

Bonsoirée’s Shin Thompson opens a “Japanese brasserie” in the West Loop.
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Photograph: Martha WilliamsSteamed manila and razor clams at Kabocha
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Photograph: Martha WilliamsWagyu beef tartare at Kabocha
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Photograph: Martha WilliamsWarm salad of baby octopus at Kabocha
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Photograph: Martha WilliamsChicken roulade with lemongrass crust at Kabocha
By Julia Kramer |
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Shin Thompson (the former chef of Bonsoirée) and Ryan O’Donnell (the owner of Gemini Bistro and Rustic House) have teamed up for what they’re calling a “Japanese brasserie”: Think raw seafood towers, steamed clams (pictured) and Mint Creek Farms rack of lamb. 952 W Lake St (312-666-6214, kabochachicago.com).

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