Meet the Face behind Yuko Kitchen and Yuko Soup Bar, two local gems, both owned by one powerhouse of a woman. Yuko’s comfort Japanese food is some of the best in the district. Learn all about her early beginnings in Japan, her favorite thing to do in the Historic Core, and how she pivoted to become a restaurant/nursery owner in the pandemic.

Yuko Kitchen

101 W 5th

Yuko Soup Bar

125 W 5th

Mariana Ramos
Author: Mariana Ramos

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