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AKAR IS…

…a journey. My journey through the sentimental moments of my past, be it cooking with my mother or observing on the hip of my grandmother, feasting my eyes on what was to come, the anticipation of what is to be enjoyed, devoured and feasted upon.

 

-Bernie Lee

OUR MENU

menu is subject to change without notice. please call to make your reservation. carry out available. 314.553.9914

NIGHT

4:00-8:00 PM Call or Order Online.

to begin

to begin
  • KABOCHA SQUASH BISQUE

    puffed rice, crème of coconut, pink peppercorns, winter roots

    veg, gf
  • Winter Citrus Salad

    mandarin orange, quinoa, caramelized squash, crispy chickpea, pomegranate ginger vinaigrette

    veg, gf
  • Potstickers of the Day

    citrus ponzu, black rice vinaigrette

  • rangoon “ravioli”

    lobster, sweet mango dip

  • tempura soft shell crab

    summer corn, Singapore chili sauce

  • chicken meatballs

    spicy marinade, rice chips, pineapple & cucumber, satay peanut dip

    gf

entrée

entrée
  • mapo tofu donabe

    mushroom “mincemeat”, fermented black bean, brown rice and quinoa, spicy Sichuan pepper

    veg, gf
  • Lamb Shank

    saffron-turmeric couscous, cranberry, chopped kale, market veg, massaman curry

  • Duck Breast

    oolong tea brine, butternut squash mash, sweet plum wine reduction, crispy lotus roots

  • Sweet Potato Gnocchi

    veggie “meatball”, confit shiitake, market veggies, Malaysian curry *tteokbokki rice cake available

    veg, gf
  • short ribs

    pea mash, burnt carrot, sambal demi glace

  • catch of the day

    blistered tomato, umami venere rice, pickled green peppercorns, bonito curry shrimp bouillon

    gf

sides

sides
  • Japanese Eggplant

    crispy shallots, ginger-scallions jam

    veg, gf
  • market vegetables

    crispy garlic oil

    veg, gf
  • sticky rice

    shiitake, minced chicken

DESSERT

available all day | all ice cream are vegan and gluten-free

dessert

dessertfor after dinner or before?
  • coconut chocolate fudge

    banana brûlée, black sesame candy crisp

    veg, gf
  • seasonal dessert

    rotating selection of seasonal desserts