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A new yakitori restaurant and bar. Opens tomorrow.
Huge in Japan. BBQ and grilled skewers of protein — wagyu negima, chicken with spiced honey, B.L.T.
On a stick?
It’s awesome. I also serve entrees like Kobe meatballs and calamari tempura. A sick sake list. And full bar.
The room is quite provocative.
Danish ’60s with Asian flourishes. Bar up front, cozy banquettes, fire pit in the back — that shit is hot.
Who is Lesly Bernard?
The Tillman’s guy? He’s always trying to muscle in on my action. So he came up with the concept, designed the space, and is in charge. Big deal. This is my house.
Can you explain the nature of your relationship with Mrs. Jones?
Yeah, it’s cool. We got a thing going on.
Mr. Jones, 243 East 14th Street, between Second and Third Avenues (212-253-7670).