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A Bottle Keep allows you to store your private bottles there

Moonrise Izakaya Opens On The UWS, Complete With A 'Bottle Keep'

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Location: NY-New York City

Story Date: 10/25/2019

Publisher: Gothamist   

Author: Scott Lynch

Moonrise Izakaya opened on the Upper West Side last week with a big, cartoony splash, thanks to Japanese muralist Shiro, who covered pretty much every available surface, inside and out, with her signature, manga-style characters. The bathroom, in particular, is pretty amazing. It was a shrewd (and fun!) design decision; change doesn't come often to this particular stretch of Amsterdam Avenue, and Shiro's spray-paint aesthetic makes Moonrise feel both fresh and exciting and comfortably familiar. Like it wouldn't have seemed out of place here back in the early-1980s, when I lived a few blocks away.

Place Category: Food & Drink

Story Category: New Places