Lady of Grand’s Pick of the Week: Ham Katsu at Azasu

Posted on: July 3rd, 2014 at 10:05 am by

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Natsubate is the word the Japanese use to describe the lethargy and fatigue that comes along during the unbearable heat of summer months. This is happening now.

When it’s 90 degrees and sweat is dripping off me before I even get on my bike, I try to stay local. Lucky for me, Azasu, located at 49 Clinton Street, is close enough to my apartment.  Azasu offers Japanese comfort food in a warm and congenial atmosphere suited with communal tables which are perfect for groups.  Their crunchy sweet and savory Ham Katsu sandwiches ($8) are the answer to almost any dinner or late-night craving.  Wash it down with a frozen yuzu shochu drink or cup sake and you will feel like you have the heat beat…at least for the time being.

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Azasu
49 Clinton St
(between Rivington and Stanton)
212-777-7069

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