(FOOD) Karate Kid whips up Japanese-American favorites for fusion food fans

When it comes to offering satisfying fusion cusine, no other fast-food chain has enticed the palates of young food lovers than Japanese-American quick service-restaurant Karate Kid. Offering the best of Japanese comfort food, Karate Kid brings its exciting flavors to even more Filipinos with the opening of its latest branch inFarmersPlazain Cubao.

Featuring a combination of Eastern and Western flavors, Karate Kid appeals to the ever-evolving taste of today’s consumers. “We want to be able to cater to diners’ discerning taste by offering good-quality meals that are freshly-cooked and affordable enough to enjoy everyday,” says Karate Kid EVP Raymond Yap. “We offer rice-all-you-can and bottomless Kido Punch Tea, Karate Kid’s signature drink, to give our diners a more satisfying dining experience.”

Apart from introducing a casual approach to Japanese food, Karate Kid combines the American way of serving food quick and easy with the Japanese tradition of carefully preparing ingredients. The exoticness of Japanese cuisine served American comfort food style makes for a one-of-a-kind menu at Karate Kid.

For the true-blue Japanese food fanatic, Karate Kid offers classic fare like katsudon, ramen,Californiamaki, tuna sashimi,teppanyaki in chicken, beef and seafood variants, takoyaki, gyoza and ebi tempura.

Those with more adventurous palates, on the other hand, can delight in Karate Kid’s original culinary creations that creatively combine Japanese and American elements. Their Japanese Burger Pasta gives an oriental makeover to meat sauce spaghetti by topping it with a mouthwatering Japanese beef patty, while creamy white sauce-based pasta is reinvented in the Japanese Creme Chicken Pasta and the Garlic Shrimp Creamy Ebiko made delectable with juicy tiger prawns.

Burger buffs will surely have a blast with the best-selling Kido Master Burger, Karate Kid’s house burger made of 100 percent char-grilled Japanese beef patty, and the EbiKatsu Burger.

Foodies can also enjoy big meals for a small price at Karate Kid, as they offer Blockbuster 99er meals that come with refillable rice to give diners a real value-for-money treat.


Whatever diners are in the mood for, they’re sure to get their cravings satisfied with Karate Kid’s smorgasbord of palate-pleasing Japanese-American dishes. For express eats that pack a punch, trust Karate Kid to always deliver.


Karate Kid is set to fire up the Pinoy appetite for fusion cuisine as it opens two other stores at theLuckyChinatownPlazain Binondo andBulacanStateUniversity. Karate Kid has branches in Robinsons Manila, Robinsons Cabanatuan, 168 Mall, Waltermart Makati, Landmark Makati, Landmark Trinoma, Farmer’s Plaza, SM Sta. Rosa, SM Fairview, SM Clark, SM Dasmarinas, SM San Lazaro, Trinoma, Waltermart North Edsa, SM Megamall, Mall of Asia, SM Southmall, SM Sucat, Robinsons Metro East, Waltermart Sucat, Enchanted Kingdom, and soon to open SM Hypermart Monumento and SM General Santos.

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