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Taste Italian-Japanese Food at Papa Shogun Papa Shogun
Taste Italian-Japanese Food at Papa Shogun
$$  .  Today, 5:00p - 10:00p

Taste Italian-Japanese Food at Papa Shogun

$$  .  Today, 5:00p - 10:00p

Papa Shogun is offering a unique blend of Italian and Japanese food at Seaboard Station in Downtown Raleigh. Kombu gnocchi, anyone?

"Classic Italian dishes incorporating traditional Japanese ingredients and techniques. Japanese dishes using Italian ingredients and techniques. What?! You read that right.

Chef/owner Tom Cuomo honed his craft under Wylie Dufresne at WD-50, Mario Carbone and Rich Torrisi at Carbone and Parm in NYC, and most recently under Matt Kelly at Mateo Bar de Tapas in Durham. In between all of that, he's helped open and run restaurants in Los Angeles and Florida. PapaShogun represents his and the experienced team's vision of giving you new perspectives on familiar foods in a refined yet fun environment. Come join us for the adventure.

Our menu changes frequently but it looks something like this:


Fresh Pulled Warm Mozzarella

Kombu Garlic Bread, Togarashi

Chop Salad

Iceberg, Little Gem, Trevisso, Red Onion, Black Olive, Peppadew, Rice Wine Vinaigrette

Roasted Beets

Mandarin, Miso Almonds, Shiso Salsa Verd

Yaki Onigiri

Seared Rice, Fresh Mozzarella, Pepperoncini, Roasted Red Pepper Purée

Pasta, et al

Kombu Gnocchi

Mushroom Dashi, Charred Oyster Mushrooms, Ricotta Salata, Lemon Zest

'Scarole and Beans

Soba noodles, Tomato Vinaigrette, Charred Escarole, Cannellini Beans, Spicy Breadcrumbs

Rigatoni Norma

Japanese Eggplant, Nippon Taka Chili, Ricotta Salata

Linguini Tanuki Jiru

Pancetta, Daikon, Mushroom Dashi, Scallion, Miso, Sesame

Udon Vongole

Clam Dashi, Little Necks, Sake, Parsley, Spicy Breadcrumbs

Carbonara Ramen

Smoked Tonkotsu, Pancetta Pork Belly, Green Mayu, Parsley, Parmigiano Reggiano, Egg


Tonkatsu Milanese

Heritage Pork Chop, Tomato Katsu Sauce, Arugula, Cherry Tomatoes, Yuzu Vinaigrette

Charred Cauliflower

Shiso Salsa Verde, Golden Raisins, Almond Romesco, 50 Month Parmiggiano Reggiano


Olive Oil Cake

Local Strawberries, Anko, Basil

Charred White Peach

Mascarpone, Ricotta, Grapefruit, Almond, Mint" - Papa Shogun

Papa Shogun
118 Seaboard Ave
Raleigh, NC 27604
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5:00p - 10:00p

Sunday 5:00p - 10:00p
Monday Closed
Tuesday 5:00p - 10:00p
Wednesday 5:00p - 10:00p
Thursday 5:00p - 10:00p
Friday 5:00p - 10:00p
Saturday 5:00p - 10:00p
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