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Itsumono Izakaya (#7)

Also known as: Kaname Izakaya and Shochu Bar; Takohachi

Itsumono is Japanese for “regular,” a word that sums up what owners Mike Vu and Hisato Kawaminami hoped to create at their restaurant, a place for loyal clientele to connect over food and drinks in Japantown. When you come, don’t miss their saimin, put on the menu at special request for soup of some sort by the Jackson Building’s third-generation owner Paul Murakami.


Formerly Kaname, new owners took over in 2019 to create Itsumono Izakaya.

Alabastro Photography. Courtesy of Wing Luke Museum.