New Brunch Menu for Roka Akor

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Brunch just got better in the ‘burbs! Roka Akor Old Orchard is excited to announce a new brunch menu beginning on Black Friday, November 29 as a treat for those battling the crowds and scoring deals that day. The menu, created by Executive Chef Jason Alford, features classic brunch dishes but with a Japanese twist. Roka Akor will serve the unique brunch Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend and then every Sunday moving forward.

From mouthwatering Blue Crab “Cake” Benedict ($15) to the Roka-San Sandwich ($13) with house-cured Wagyu pastrami, Roka’s new brunch menu offers a diverse range of dishes guaranteed to make it a new Sunday tradition. Brunch- goers with a sweet tooth can indulge in Sesame Cake Bread Pudding ($10) with compressed figs and vanilla bourbon syrup or the Yuzu Tart ($10) with macerated sour cherry.

The entire brunch menu includes:

Purple Spinach Salad, Poached Quail Egg, Burnt Tomato, Crisp Lotus and Lemongrass Vinaigrette 12

Duroc Pork Belly and Shishito Hash with Finger Potatoes 12

The ‘Roka-San’ Sandwich – House Cured Wagyu Pastrami, Fried Egg, Avocado and Yuzu Hollandaise 13

Smoked Firm Tofu and Sansai Vegetable Scramble 12

Blue Crab ‘Cake’ Benedict with Avocado Wasabi Puree’, Poached Egg and Yuzu Hollandaise 15

Grilled Cauliflower Soup, Pine Nut and Shiso Oil 7

Cucumber Snow Crab Roll with Salmon Tartare and Ikura 16

Yuzu Tart with Macerated Sour Cherry 10

Sesame Cake Bread Pudding with Compressed Figs and Vanilla Bourbon Syrup 10

Guests can be among the first to try Roka Akor Old Orchard’s brunch on Black Friday weekend, when the restaurant opens an hour early (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Friday, November 29 to Sunday, December 1. After that, the brunch menu will be offered on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Prices listed are exclusive of tax and gratuity. For reservations, please call 847-329-7650 or visit

Via Isabelli/Roka Akor

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