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How Stray Cats Saved This Japanese Restaurant From Bankruptcy

You’ve probably seen viral photos of giant cats next to a small town in Japan, and while they’re not really gigantic cats and the small town is just a miniature restaurant themed on the model, the history of the establishment of this configuration is very interesting. Diorama Restaurant was opened in 2018 by model railway […]

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Peruvian-Japanese restaurant Sushi Nikkei is a Long Beach sensation in the making

Opening a restaurant was never something Peruvian-born Long Beach resident Daiwa Wong imagined. And yet, it is there, a few weeks before the opening Sushi Nikki in the Bixby Knolls neighborhood of Long Beach with her best friend turned husband, and now business partner, Eduardo Chang. The opening is part romance, part commotion, and has […]

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Downtown Austin Japanese Restaurant Maiko Sushi Lounge Closes

The downtown Japanese restaurant Maiko Sushi Lounge is officially closing this month. His last day of service will be Wednesday October 27. The address of 311 West Sixth Street will be demolished to make way for the construction of another high-rise mixed-use building, the BBVA Tower. The restaurant opened in 2005. New brewery to open […]

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Japanese restaurant Uchi opens occasional spin-off Uchiba in downtown Austin

Austin-based premium Japanese restaurant mini-chain Uchi is opening a second location of its more casual Uchiba spin-off in the city. It is slated to open at 601 West Second Street in downtown Austin in fall 2022. Like Dallas’ original restaurant and bar, the Austin Uchiba will serve yakitori and other smaller bites, which could likely […]

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Ronero Owners Return to Randolph Street with Japanese Restaurant

The owner and chef of Komo, a West Loop restaurant open Friday along Randolph Street, have known each other for years. Owner Nils Westlind first met Chef Macku Chan when Westlind was 15 and worked at a pet store in Evanston. Chan had something hidden under his shirt and when Westlind asked about the bulge, […]

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Atlanta restaurants: Japanese restaurant and ramen chain Wagamama open at Star Metals in Atlanta

British company Wagamama opens at the corner of 11th Street and Howell Mill Road in the Star Metals complex. The Japanese restaurant chain’s Atlanta location will be first in Georgia and the South, and its seventh overall in the United States. No opening ETA for the Atlanta site has been given, but it will likely […]

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Los Angeles Japanese Restaurant Sushi|Bar Opens Austin Restaurant

Los Angeles chef Phillip Frankland Lee and pastry chef Margarita Kallas-Lee are transforming their pop-up Austin Sushi|Bar into a permanent restaurant. That of the couple omakase restaurant every night will remain in its space within the private dining room of the East Austin Bento Picnic restaurant at 2600 East Cesar Chavez St. Sushi | Bar […]

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Tetsuya Wakuda opens its first Japanese restaurant in the United States at the Palazzo in 2022

50 Eggs Hospitality restaurateur John Kunkel has a lockdown on restaurants at the Venetian and Palazzo. Her Yardbird Southern Table & Bar offers her deliciously crispy fried chicken and Southern fare, while Lorena Garcia’s Chica offers a world of Latin cuisines spanning across South America. The poolside respites Spritz Restaurant & Bar and Capri Pool […]

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New Japanese Yoshiko Ramen and Sushi Restaurant Opens in South Austin

Upcoming AttractionsA new ramen restaurant will open in South Austin at some point this year. Yoshiko Ramen and Sushi is located at 8900 South Congress Avenue, Building 2, Suite 200, near Southpark Meadows. The Japanese menu includes bento boxes, sushi, ramen, yakisoba and poke. Pickup and delivery orders will be available. Bar anniversariesDowntown Austin’s favorite […]

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Restaurant openings in Atlanta: Japanese restaurant Nagomiya opens in Midtown for sushi and ramen and Che Butter Jonez opens on Cleveland Avenue

Nagomiya opens its doors Downtown for sushi and ramen Takashi Otsuka, owner of Wagaya ramen restaurants and Chirori robatayaki, sushi and sake bar, opened his fourth Nagomiya restaurant in the Atlanta area last week at the Tens on West complex on West Peachtree Street. Otsuka also owns the Japanese grocery store Wagaya Groceries under Wagaya […]

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Japanese restaurant Zuma adds brunch on Saturdays starting Memorial Day weekend

Zuma, the Japanese restaurant Eater 38 at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, is adding permanent brunch to its menu starting Memorial Day weekend after testing it for Easter and Mother’s Day. Diners enjoy a shared plate izakaya style dining experience with unlimited food. The menu offers small plates, such as shrimp and black cod gyoza; […]

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Marugame Udon puts Liverpool Street Japanese restaurant on the menu

Marugame Udon, which operates more than 1,000 restaurants in Japan, will make a much anticipated UK debut with a 4,000 square foot opening in Liverpool Street. It will replace the Wahaca at 1 – 3 Widegate Street, after announcing its intention to open in the UK in summer 2020. The company is best known for […]

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New Japanese restaurant Zoku opens in Hari Hong Kong

The city is abuzz with genuine excitement at the recent opening of Hong Kong’s newest hotel, The Hari. It seems like nothing can stop the hospitality here, not even social distancing restrictions, and Hong Kongers are more than happy to welcome it with open and empty arms. Following the launch of their first-floor Italian restaurant […]

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Nobu Matsuhisa’s Umi Uma is building a $4 million Japanese restaurant at Resorts World

Still promising a summer debut on the North Strip, the biggest story of 2021 will be the highly anticipated arrival of the $4.3 billion Resorts World, overseen by Malaysian parent company Genting Berhad. Recently confirming that it will import the laid-back Pan-Asian style of RedTail Lounge, Ayu Dayclub and Zouk nightclub, and Fuhu Chinese restaurant, […]