Posts Tagged ‘Kushi Izakaya & Sushi’

Kushi Will Close After This Weekend

Owner Darren Lee Norris aims to bring another Japanese concept to 14th Street NW.

Kushi Izakaya & Sushi Faces Eviction for Unpaid Rent

The landlord of Kushi Izakaya & Sushi is seeking to evict the restaurant over unpaid rent, taxes, leased art, and other fees. Edens, which owns the property, filed a lawsuit in D.C. Landlord & Tenant Court on Jan. 24 seeking payment of more than $131,000 from August 2013 through this January. On Feb. 24, Edens […]

Is Donburi the New Ramen?

A year ago, D.C. diners had no reason to know the term "donburi." These days, the Japanese rice bowl dish has shown up on a number of menus around town and even headlines a new Adams Morgan restaurant called—what else?—Donburi. The dish consists of lightly sauced white rice topped with fried, simmered, braised, and raw […]

Matters of Taste: To the Picky Restaurateur, Music Can Be as Important as the Menu

Erik Bruner-Yang has earned plenty of praise for his Taiwanese-style ramen since opening Toki Underground in 2011, but if you linger long enough at the bar of his hip noodle shop on H Street NE, you begin to notice how the chef relies on much more than broth to blur the senses. Foreign songs in […]

Kushi Izakaya & Sushi Launching Food Truck

Kushi Izakaya & Sushi is hitting the streets next week with a new food truck called Kushi Moto. The menu includes rice bowls with a choice of pork belly, chicken thigh, shrimp, tuna, or salmon. There's also spicy tuna or avocado cucumber rolls and mochi ice  for dessert. Kushi owner Darren Lee Norris also has […]