On this episode of Good Bites: Takeout, host Alex Melki is ordering in from a new ghost kitchen in Montreal - Aburi Bunz.
If you've never heard of a ghost kitchen before, it's less spooky than you think. It simply means there's no physical location to sit down and eat at, not that we can do that anyway. Instead, you can only order online through apps like DoorDash and Uber Eats.
Aburi Bunz started out in Toronto and has finally brought its Japanese inspired blowtorched buns to Montreal. From spicy fried chicken to seaweed and sausage, these buns are available for takeout.
A cozy night in is best matched with a warm meal to indulge in. You get into your fluffy pyjamas, turn up the heater, and then, the internal battle begins. What restaurant is left to order from that you haven’t already had 100 times?
Having spent most of the year indoors, it’s fair to assume you’ve probably exhausted every single restaurant on your takeout bucket list. While some places have been forced to shut down, others have braved the pandemic and introduced even more tempting food and better experiences.
Now, it’s time for you to make new additions to that bucket list! KINKA FAMILY, known for popular restaurants in Montreal including KINKA IZAKAYA and KINTON RAMEN, has launched three new virtual kitchens in the city.
Each concept is available for pickup through their respective online ordering systems and delivery through Uber Eats and DoorDash. With the utmost convenience, food quality, and customer service, you can now indulge in revolutionary Japanese cuisine from the comfort of your living room couch.
Tokyo Sando & Chicken
If you’re looking for a quick, affordable meal in between studying or after a long day’s work, Tokyo Sando & Chicken is the way to go.
This new Japanese-inspired comfort food joint serves one-of-a-kind sandwiches, karaage fried chicken, wings, and fries. Here is where you’ll find unique dishes like their Shogayaki Sando, Spicy Karaage Fried Chicken, and Tokyo Fries.
The kitchen offers an upscale takeout option, featuring unique Japanese-style pasta, also known as wafu pasta, from Ebi Cream to Sukiyaki. The pasta bar also offers Japanese-inspired salads like fresh Daikon Radish Salad and Wasabi Caesar Salad.
Here, customers are recommended to eat with chopsticks to get the full experience. (Who said fine dining can’t be fun, cozy, and sophisticated all at once?)
For those of you feeling more adventurous and experimental, this concept will blow your mind.
ABURI BUNZ serves up blowtorched hotdogs! Prepared using the Aburi method, each hotdog is garnished with a variety of Japanese-inspired toppings including shredded nori, cabbage, bonito flakes, komi sauce, and more.
Featured in an episode of Good Bites, the virtual kitchen offers pork chashu, sausage, and a karaage fried chicken option.
Since no meal is complete without sides, they've got an assortment of appetizers, including Edamame, Potato Wedges, and Tokyo Wedges with bonito flakes, aonori, tonkatsu sauce, and garlic mayo.
Next time you’re all snuggled up on the couch, craving something new and tasty, you’ll know exactly where to look. No matter what you’re in the mood for, these three mouthwatering concepts have got you covered, plus they're super convenient.
KINKA FAMILY's Three New Virtual Kitchens
When: You can order from all three Monday to Sunday for lunch and dinner.
Where: Through the restaurants’ websites for pickup or delivery across Montreal.