Izakaya Rintaro Bento To-Go | SOMA - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Izakaya Rintaro, a Chowhound favorite, kept hope alive this pandemic year with streetside dining and an extensive menu of artfully packaged bento boxes to-go. It also raised funds for charitable ef...

Izakaya Rintaro July Fundraising for Old Skool Cafe - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

"For the month of July we will be donating ALL proceeds from the Chrysanthemum Liberty Duck Salad to @oldskoolcafe. Headquartered in Bayview/Hunter’s Point, Old Skool Cafe is a youth-run, jazz-them...

"AKA-ONI Izakaya and Sake Bar" - 633 Silver Star Blvd, Scarborough

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 1 year ago

Once again, I have to thank my foodie Nippon-phile friend, ex-hound skylineR33, for introducing this wonderful gem of an Izakaya to me! Tonight, our party of 3 braved pouring rain to pay this '1...

Need some specific guidance on Tokyo (higher end creative, izakya, and uni)

by themiguel 2 years ago

Going to Japan in November for my 40th, been a couple of times but it has been quite a few years. I'm not particularly fussed about Michelin or going to the most popular places, prefer neighbourhoo...

Non-smoking Izakaya in Tokyo?

Sushi Otaku
by Sushi Otaku 6 years ago

I'll be in Tokyo for a week with my family and was wondering if there are any izakaya that entirely non-smoking with decent food? I usually go to izakayas on my own and don't care if there is smok...

Kaiyo Peruvian Nikkei | Cow Hollow - SF

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Unexpectedly on my own for a night in the City, I took a walk down Union Street and landed at the then three-month old Kaiyo. The specialty here is small plates and sushi drinking food in the style...

Tokyo Izakayas

by NatashaH 2 years ago

I'm going to Japan for the first time in a month (yeah, I know, but you need to start somewhere, right?) I'm looking for a great izakaya for dinner one night. Kotaro was my first choice, but despit...

Izakaya with Sushi?

by waver 3 years ago

Hi Folks, Sudden need to accommodate a group of 8 - some want sushi (basic rolls are fine), some want Izakaya. I checked out Suika (good fun factor too) but they don't have much sushi and a coupl...

Goya Menu @ Habuya Okinawan Dining in Tustin

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

In April, a friend and I had a terrific evening at Habuya Okinawan Dining in Tustin. He loves bitter melon (goya) and that's the specialty here.

Proper Yakitori in Boston

by ReganM 3 years ago

Are there any restaurants that serve proper yakitori in Boston (heart, cartilage, etc) or is it just a sea of basic chicken breast and meatballs. The last person who asked this question was 11 year...

Izakaya in Los Angles/OC

by buttdrunk 3 years ago

Would like to get some recommendations for best izakaya in Southern California.

Yuzuki, Izakaya Roku, Goku, Namu [San Francisco]

by twocents 6 years ago

I know they are all different style/level of restaurant, but wanted to get some recent and/or comparative opinions. From what I can gather: Yuzuki is more refined and a higher price point, not p...

Help choosing Tokyo Izakaya specializing in seafood

by arturchik 4 years ago

I understand that different Izakayas specialize in different foods (i.e. seafood, chicken, etc). I think I am more interested in Izakayas that specialize in seafood (not sushi, but just in general...


by foodlovergeneral 8 years ago

I know this may seem old, but things are changing quickly. What is the best Izakayas now? My friends love Izakayas and are visiting New York in March.

2 dinners in Tokyo, please advise

by guzelsu 4 years ago

Hello happy Chowhound community . . looking for 2 recommendations. We are on business travel and have 2 dinners in Tokyo. We are staying at the Hotel Okura so preferably within a 20-30 minute com...

Zakkushi, my Toronto go-to Izakaya for a Yakitori/Yakiniku fix - An Overdue Re-Visit

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 4 years ago

After returning from my recent ‘Food-Crawl’ holiday in Tokyo a couple of months ago. This week, I suddenly underwent a severe bout of ‘Yakitori/Yakiniku’ withdrawal! Taking advantage of yesterd...

Delage in Oakland - new omakase/izakaya

by SeaEagle 5 years ago

I saw the post at East Bay Express, and was very interested to hear if any chow hounds have eaten there; they're still in their "soft-opening" phase, and I can't seem to make a reservation...

Binchoyaki Izakaya in Sacramento

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

Anybody tried this new spot yet? I noticed it across the street when I stopped at Osaka-ya this week. It would be great to have Japanese businesses return to the neighborhood. Binchoyaki Izakaya...

Booking at Kotaru Izakaya in Shibuya

by paupau 4 years ago

Hello, We have tried to make a booking through our hotel concierge at Kotaru in Shibuya for 25th May, however we heard back that the restaurant only accepts a reservation made from invited guests....