Otaku Katsu

Picking up ‘Langos’ on Rivington Street

Posted July 19, 2021 at 5:03 am

The owner of Ginger and Lemongrass expanded with a new restaurant. Its second on Rivington Street and a complete departure. Last month, Petra Rickman debuted Langos at 137 Rivington. Inside the sub-grade space that last housed Otaku Katsu, which was a victim of the pandemic. Langos is a cafe inspired by Central European (Czech Republic, […]

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‘Otaku Katsu’ Debuts on Rivington Street

Posted September 24, 2019 at 5:00 am

Otaku Katsu, a new Japanese tonkatsu concept, debuts today at 137 Rivington Street. Chef Dimitri Voutsinas and his wife Christine Argao-Voutsinas took over the lease from the prior tenant, Tong Katsu. The fifteen-seat restaurant is a fast-casual concept that offers a variety of katsu and Japanese sando bentos, in addition to fresh made onigiris. Customers […]

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TongKatsu Replaced by ‘Otaku Katsu’ on Rivington Street

Posted August 15, 2019 at 5:05 am

Over on Rivington Street, TongKatsu becomes… …Otaku Katsu. Ben Tong, owner of the former, reportedly reassigned the lease after its shutter to husband-wife team Chef Dimitri Voutsinas and Christine Argao-Voutsinas. Otaku Katsu occupies the same below-grade space at 137 Rivington, and offers a variety of katsu and Japanese sando bentos, in addition to fresh made […]

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