Posts Tagged ‘Katsuya Fukushima’

Buy Beer for the Kitchen at Daikaya

Not everything on the menu at Chinatown's new ramen shop Daikaya goes from the kitchen to the diners. For $10, diners can buy a six-pack of beer for the kitchen. The option is listed on the laminated menu as "an ode to Alla Spina." For those scratching their heads, Alla Spina is an Italian gastropub […]

Daikaya Will Host Pop-Up at Living Social This Month

It's been two years since we first learned about ramen shop and izakaya Daikaya, which topped our ranking of the year's most anticipated restaurants. The restaurant is now set to open this month, but whether it stays on track or not, you will definitely be able to get a taste. The restaurant will "pop-up" at […]

Top Ten D.C. Restaurant Openings in 2013

This should be a good year for variety in the D.C. dining scene. The most anticipated restaurants scheduled to open in 2013 feature Southeast Asian, Japanese, French, Latin American, Greek, Italian, and American fare, plus some hybrids. Veteran restaurateurs will expand into new cuisines, big names will make their District debuts, and a few longtime […]

Daikaya Team Opening Japanese Cocktail Bar

Ramen and izakaya spot Daikaya isn't the only Penn Quarter project that Sushiko co-owner Daisuke Utagawa has in the works. The restaurateur is also planning to open a Japanese cocktail bar in the small basement space beneath Fuel Pizza at 600 F St. NW, about a block away from where Daikaya will be. "The cocktail bar […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Eight-Pound StrasBurger Edition

The Post's food section is probably sticking with its star-rating system. [Post] Here's how Boundary Road prepared for President Barack Obama's recent visit [ABC News] Among the new concessions at Nationals Park this spring: an eight-pound "StrasBurger." [Post] Here's what guest chef Katsuya Fukushima was cooking up at Rogue 24 last week. [City Eats] A […]

Next Up at Rogue 24: Ex-Minibar Chef Katsuya Fukushima

Next week, the star-studded procession of guest chefs filling in for R.J. Cooper at Rogue 24 wraps up with a doozy—Katsuya Fukushima, the former Minibar and forthcoming Daikaya chef who's also worked under such big names as Thomas Keller, David Bouley and Ferran Adria. Tickets go on sale today at 10 a.m. Get yours here.

Next Up at Rogue 24: Spike Gjerde of Baltimore’s Woodberry Kitchen

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday for next week's guest chef session at Rogue 24. According to the Baltimore Sun, Spike Gjerde of Charm City's acclaimed Woodberry Kitchen begins a five-night stint on Jan. 24, standing in for proprietor R.J. Cooper, who is recovering from open-heart surgery. Gjerde is the third chef so […]

Going Rogue: Guest Chefs Andrés, Drewno, Voltaggio Fill-In For Ailing R.J. Cooper

A slew of notable local toques, including Bryan Voltaggio, José Andrés, Scott Drewno, and Katsuya Fukushima—as well as several celebrated cooks from out of town—will be pinch-hitting at Rogue 24 over the next several months as James Beard Award-winning chef R.J. Cooper undergoes open-heart surgery. These "Rogue Sessions," as the week-long guest appearances have been […]

World’s Best Restaurant Poaches Chef Daniel Giusti From 1789

D.C.'s culinary revolving door just keeps spinning. After breaking the news this morning of chef Katsuya Fukushima's hiring at Daikaya, WaPo gets the scoop this afternoon about chef Daniel Giusti's impending departure from Georgetown restaurant 1789. Y&H alum Tim Carman reports that Giusti is heading to Noma, the Copenhagen eatery currently ranked No. 1 on […]

Sushiko’s New Ramen Sister Daikaya Snags a Chef

Sushiko co-owner Daisuke Utagawa has hired a head chef for his forthcoming ramen joint in Chinatown. WaPo's Tom Sietsema reports that Okinawa native and Think Food Group alum Katsuya Fukushima will helm the kitchen at Daikaya, which is scheduled to open behind the Verizon Center in February. Following a research trip to ramen shops throughout […]