“Authentically Inauthentic” Jewish Japanese Restaurant to Open in South Williamsburg

There are all kinds of Japanese restaurants in New York City, and a lot of creativity goes into making the dishes attractive to New Yorkers. This one caught our eye, and it hasn’t even opened yet.

Shalom Japan is coming this summer to Brooklyn, promising “authentically inauthentic Jewish and Japanese food.” The menu will contain both types of cuisines, putting the spotlight on the differences as well as the similarities.

Here’s one dish that looks inviting:

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Chickpea tofu by Shalom Japan

Chefs Aaron Israel and Sawako Okochi have a Kickstarter campaign to help with odds and ends. To read their story and find out more about their fundraising efforts, click here.

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Thanks to Tamio Spiegel for the tip!