Izakaya Owner Opening New Japanese Restaurant in the Old ‘Soy’ Space on Suffolk Street

Posted January 3, 2018 at 5:12 am

Popular Japanese eatery, Soy, departed the Lower East Side last May after fifteen years in business. Their shoebox storefront has since remained a shrine of sorts, bereft of activity. Until now. Another of its ilk seeks to open shop here. Application materials submitted to Community Board 3 indicate that a new Japanese restaurant is on […]

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‘Soy’ is Leaving the Lower East Side After 15 Years

Posted April 27, 2017 at 5:00 am

Slurp up while you still can. Popular Japanese eatery, Soy, is leaving the Lower East Side after fifteen years in business. Last day on Suffolk Street is Saturday (April 29). A “Grand Closing” banner is strung above the entrance. Etsuko Kizawa, founding chef and owner of the comfort food spot, is relocating operations upstate to […]

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