January 2017 Media

January 2017 January 31, 2017 – Roka Akor San Francisco: Must Mix: Wok Oil Cocktail ‘Dreams In Green, Chilled January 19, 2017 – Roka Akor Chicago: The Ultimate Guide To Not Getting Screwed By Restaurant Week 2017, Chicagoist January 18, … Read More

December 2016 Media

December 2016 December 30, 2016 – Roka Akor Brand: 8 Dishes to Help Make Those New Year’s Resolutions a Little Easier, SAVEUR December 28, 2016 – Roka Akor Chicago: Need New Year’s dinner reservations? Phil Vettel has you covered with 250 … Read More

Roka Akor Refreshes its menu with fall-centric sushi

Light and fresh, sushi is a classic summertime staple. But with a host of fall flavors showcased in creative sushi rolls and warming Japanese-inspired dishes from executive chef Brett Vibber, Roka Akor is still the place to eat this autumn. … Read More

GE Monogram “Kitchens in Paradise” Challenge

July 10, 2013–The GE Monogram Design Center hosted an evening of cooking demonstrations to celebrate its grand opening. Guests dined on delectable dishes by chefs Paul Virant of Perennial Virant, Brett Vibber of Roka Akor, and Jared Van Camp of … Read More

Skinny Socials® Summer Solstice White Party at Roka Akor

As we welcome summer, dress in your white attire and enjoy an evening of low calorie cocktails and delicious, high-nutrient based appetizers at one of Skinny Socials® favorite certified restaurants, Roka Akor. Enjoy wine, passed appetizers, and light vodka-based cocktails … Read More

Shochu & Sushi Wednesday Nights at Roka Bar

River North’s Roka Bar in Roka Akor Steak, Seafood, and Sushi will be offering “Shochu & Sushi” every Wednesday evening from 5pm to 7pm, through the summer. You will get to enjoy Mixologist Jason Huffman’s signature Raspberry Ginger Shochu Cocktails, infused with … Read More


The scene at Roka Akor on a Wednesday night is one you would expect from a trendy, River North spot. The only difference? This Wednesday, the restaurant rolled out its “Shochu & Sushi” nights which will occur every Wednesday this … Read More

Chicago City Picks: Roka Akor

River North’s Roka Akor takes Japanese cuisine far beyond the bounds of standard sushi fare, now complimenting its self-proclaimed “open charcoal” cuisine with a new bar menu of worth-the-trip spring cocktails and small plates, created by Executive Chef Ce Bian … Read More

Roka Akor: Always Looking to Make it New

“I had to send my wife back to China,” smiled Ce Bian (pronounced Say-Be-Ann), Group Executive Chef at Roka Akor. It was an understandable move. Over the next few weeks, the Roka Akor mini-empire is scheduled to double in size. In addition to … Read More

Roka Akor Chicago Summer Menu Review – A Place for the Perfect Date Night

It’s Chicago summer and romance is in the air.  You are on the perfect date and you don’t want it to end.  Where should you go? Roka Akor in River North with it’s new Roka Bar menu. Chicago Splash