Appetizers
June 28, 2006
Taka's Sushi closed

If you are one of several people I just saw walking up to Taka's Sushi at 18th and S, my apologies for not posting this sooner, but I also just learned that the popular restaurant has closed after an eight-year run.

"Our landlord has made it so difficult for us that we have decided to move on to another location," says signs posted on the windows.

Contacted by phone, Jason Hom, one of seven family members who have been running Taka's, said issues with their landlord came to a heated end when he refused to let them install air conditioning. "When it's 95 degrees in the restaurant people don't want to eat sushi. It's not comfortable for customers," said Hom.

The family is looking for another location. Sushi chef Naoyuki Shiraishi, who joined Taka's after a stint as opening chef for Tamaya Sushi & Grill, also is looking for work, though he's indicated he'd like to rejoin the Homs if the family finds another place within two or three months, says Hom.

The owner of the building that has housed Taka's couldn't be reached for comment.

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