Tonari delivers pasta and pizza as only the Japanese can
An inherited pizza oven + ramen expertise = new food to try


The reason you’re eating Japanese-inflected Italian food from the trio behind some of Washington’s most popular ramen stops boils down to a design feature they inherited from the Chinatown restaurant that preceded their new Tonari. The oven made them do it — specifically the beautiful domed pizza cooker left behind by Graffiato. “We couldn’t think of taking it down,” says chef Katsuya Fukushima.


Publisher:
Washington Post
Author:
Tom Sietsema
Story Date:
3/6/2020
Location:
DC-Washington, D.C.
Place Category:
Food & Drink
Story Category:
New Places