Meet the ultimate in luxury tonkatsu. Who knew? The stuff of Japanese cafeterias and local plate lunches, yes. But at Bairin, oh, the heights! Choices at the 86-year-old Tokyo-based chain range from a $19 fillet to a kurobuta loin for $36, the latter served reverently on a sog-proof wire mesh with a bowl of freshly toasted sesame seeds to grate at will into your sauce.
255 Beachwalk, 926-8082. $19 to $36