The savory tart specialty store "What a Tart!" Opened in Omotesando, Tokyo on November 25th.

What is a savory tart?
What is a savory tart?

Savory tart is a non-sweet tart for meals. Various ingredients such as vegetables, meat, fish and shellfish, cheese, and beans are used.

Wata Tart is Japan's first savory tart specialty store. Tart of 12 kinds (9 kinds of regulars, 3 kinds of seasonals that change every 2 months) are always on sale. All fillings are handmade and no additives are used. Instead of butter, white sesame oil, grape seed oil, extra virgin olive oil, etc. are used for the tart dough, and it is said that it has a crispy and light texture.

All fillings are handmade
All fillings are handmade

Some of the lineup includes "Roasted Tomato", "Sicilian Caponata", and "Chirimen Sansho Lotus Root".

"Roasted tomato"
"Roasted tomato"

Roasted tomatoes are based on chickpeas and avocado, and are a filling tart that combines carefully roasted tomatoes and thyme. Arugula is kneaded into the dough, and you can enjoy a crispy texture like crackers. The price is 550 yen.

Sicilian caponata is a filling of cream cheese and tofu with eggplant, tomatoes and olives. You can enjoy the texture and umami of eggplant. The price is 450 yen.

"Sicilian Caponata"
"Sicilian Caponata"

Chirimen Sansho Lotus Root is a filling based on lotus root mochi, with stir-fried lotus root, boiled Aoyama pepper and chirimen-jako. You can enjoy the contrast between the chewy texture of lotus root mochi and the crispy texture of stir-fried lotus root. The price is 550 yen.

"Chirimen Sansho Lotus Root"
"Chirimen Sansho Lotus Root"

In addition to take-out, eat-in is also possible. At the eat-in seats inside and outside the store, a drink menu, a tart and coffee set (starting from 700 yen), a tart and salad, and a coffee set (starting from 1,000 yen) are offered.

There are also terrace seats at the store
There are also terrace seats at the store

The store is located on the 1st floor of Classica Omotesando, 5-51-1 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo. Business hours are from 9:00 to 18:00 (Tart take-out and eat-in is also possible at the "OAK BAR" which is open from 6:30 pm at the same place). Regular holidays are Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.