Posts Tagged ‘Yama Jewayni’

Daikaya Owners Nix Plans for Japanese Cocktail Bar Called Kiji Club

Sorry, folks, Japanese cocktail spot Kiji Club isn't happening after all. The owners of Daikaya were going to open the bar in the basement space at 600 F St. NW, just a block from their ramen shop and izakaya. They even started the buildout. But according to co-owner Daisuke Utagawa, they've decided not to continue with the venture. Utagawa explains […]

Soup Dreams: Daikaya Chef Katsuya Fukushima Trades High-End Molecular Gastronomy for Traditional Ramen

Chef Katsuya Fukushima made a career in cutting-edge cuisine, experimenting with spherification, foams, smoke—even meat-flavored chewing gum. He helped José Andrés open the original six-seat Minibar, where he was chef de cuisine, and he cooked for eight months at El Bulli in Spain, a former Mecca for molecular gastronomy. Fukushima also had a heavy hand […]

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 […]

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