by Paul Virant

Okonomiyaki and Kakigori

NOW OPEN in Chicago’s West Loop

Book your Gaijin reservation on Resy
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Gaijin by Chef Paul Virant is Chicago’s first and only okonomiyaki and kakigori restaurant. We can’t wait to see you at Gaijin!

 
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ONE OF FOOD & WINE’S “BIGGEST FALL RESTAURANT OPENINGS OF 2019
ONE OF EATER CHICAGO’S “MOST ANTICIPATED RESTAURANT OPENINGS IN CHICAGO, FALL 2019

RESERVATIONS AVAILABLE VIA RESY
Reservations are for table seating in the dining room; our chef’s counter and bar seats are first-come, first-served.

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WHAT IS OKONOMIYAKI?

okonomi=have it your way | yaki=griddled
savory Japanese pancake, griddled and customizable with everything from cabbage, noodles and veggies, to pork, shrimp, fried eggs and “dancing” bonito flakes, plus lots of tasty toppings

WHAT IS KAKIGORI?

Japanese shaved-ice dessert flavored with sweet sauces and syrups


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