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Volcano Curry in the Richmond makes some of the best chicken katsu curry in the city. So it’s no surprise that their katsu sandwiches impress us, too. The important thing to note is that these sandwiches are massive. Two evenly breaded and fried chicken cutlets are stacked on top of each other, and then layered with a ton of coleslaw, and a slightly-sweet sauce. You will need two hands to eat this. Things will get messy. But when a sandwich is this fantastic, there are no complaints.
Volcano Curry makes one of the best chicken katsu curries in the city, and you should absolutely order a plate on your way to the park (the curry comes in a separate container so the katsu chicken won’t get soggy in transit). Another great option from this Outer Richmond spot is the chicken katsu sandwich, stacked with two thick chicken cutlets and a ton of coleslaw.
This casual Japanese restaurant has everything from udon to potato croquette sandwiches - but you’re here for the curries. For $11, you’ll get a massive plate of white rice paired with a protein of your choice, like chicken katsu, onion-ginger pork, or fried oysters. You’ll also get an Olympic pool-sized container of their gravy-like curry sauce - a.k.a. exactly the kind of soul-saving food you want while mulling over deep quarantine questions: “Did I really need to order that hotel-quality bathrobe?” and “How would one break into the feet pictures business, hypothetically?” Volcano Curry is available for takeout and delivery. Call 415-752-7671 to order.
The Japanese restaurant in the Richmond makes everything from udon to potato croquette to sandwiches, but we’re here for the chicken katsu curry plate. It comes with a huge serving of white rice topped with a perfectly fried chicken cutlet, and an Olympic pool-sized container of their gravy-like curry sauce. This is the comfort dish you need now and always. So order one for takeout and enjoy it while contemplating deep thoughts at nearby Golden Gate Park.