Azasu

Lady of Grand’s Pick of the Week: Ham Katsu at Azasu

Posted July 3, 2014 at 10:05 am

Natsubate is the word the Japanese use to describe the lethargy and fatigue that comes along during the unbearable heat of summer months. This is happening now. When it’s 90 degrees and sweat is dripping off me before I even get on my bike, I try to stay local. Lucky for me, Azasu, located at 49 Clinton […]

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Lady of Grand’s Pick: The Flamingly Delicious Hotate Butter at Yopparai

Posted May 2, 2014 at 10:06 am

If you haven’t noticed Yopparai in the two years that it has been here on Rivington Street, it’s most likely because it sits above the ground floor surrounded by late night drinking dens. After you buzz, enter through the sliding door and sit at one of the blue cushioned bar seats. The food at Yopparai […]

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Yopparai Owners Set to Open ‘Azasu’ at 49 Clinton Street

Posted April 16, 2014 at 5:53 am

The Clerkenwell conversion at 49 Clinton Street to Kupersmith back in 2011 didn’t quite take. The restaurant struggled to find a footing in the local restaurant row, and subsequently folded after a year and a half in business. That freed up some valuable real estate, and the husband-wife team at Yopparai around the corner came a-callin. Owners […]

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Yopparai Owners Angling to Open ‘Azasu’ Around the Corner at 49 Clinton Street

Posted November 5, 2013 at 5:17 am

Rivington Street newcomer Yopparai is looking to expand its holdings by adding another Japanese restaurant. And nearby, too. Tokyo-born Gaku Shibata and his wife, Christy have plans for 49 Clinton Street, according to the latest liquor license application info made available by Community Board 3. This dormant storefront, of course, was previously the failed location of […]

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