The first to bring wafu (Japanese-style) Italian food to DC
Location: DC-Washington, D.C.
Story Date: 2/14/2020
Author: Kate Stoltzfus
The oven made them do it. Partners Daisuke Utagawa, executive chef Katsuya Fukushima, and Yama Jewayni of Daikaya Group weren’t planning to use the vacant Graffiato spot next door to their flagship shop Daikaya. They own four beloved local ramen shops, but didn’t believe another one so close made sense—that is, until they saw the built-in pizza oven, too beautiful to sit unused.
Place Category: Food & Drink
Story Category: More Unique Than Usual and New Places