Yopparai

Start Me Up: ‘Ronin Stones’ Sticks Out its Tongue on Clinton Street

Posted September 26, 2018 at 5:00 am

Team Yoppari is expanding with a third restaurant in a two-block radius. That new Japanese-style restaurant, Ronin Stones, is now underway. Plywood pillbox arrived last month at 69 Clinton Street signaling commencement of build-out. The Japanese restaurant will focus on various preparations of beef tongue. Menu items include grilled tongue skewers and stewed tongue, along […]

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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 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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151 Rivington Update: Yopparai Coming Soon, Renovations at 151

Posted February 16, 2012 at 6:43 am

151 Rivington Street has been a hotbed of activity these last couple months. There are two simultaneous renovations happening on-premise as we speak, one above and one below ground.

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