Instead, look for dishes incorporating Japanese and other Asian spices and ingredients including furikake, shichimi and gochujang.
The menu is still being finalized, but dishes will include:
Korean Meatballs made with short ribs, garlic, mozzarella and crostini
Oxtail Dumplings made with braised oxtail, onion, carrots, garlic, ginger and cabbage
Fatty Toast made with A4 Wagyu beef, chutoro, uni butter, duck fat buttered toast, Serrano ikura, micro cilantro, olive oil and truffle salt
Bulgogi Bolognese made with marinated ribeye and tomato-gochujang bolognese sauce
Chicken Pappardelle made with shiso-cream sauce, shredded chicken, Parmesan, shichimi
Bara Chirashi made tuna, red snapper, salmon, hamachi, cucumber, ikura, pickled cucumbers, shiso and furikake
Hu will design the cocktail menu and oversee the beverage program. She also previously owned the now-shuttered Katana Teppanyaki & Sushi near Lenox Sqaure and The One Sushi in Brookhaven.
Current hours for Monkey 68 Kitchen and Bar are 5-9:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 5-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 5-9 p.m. Sunday.
160 N. Main St., Alpharetta. 470-223-4105, monkey68atl.com/kitchenandbar/
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