Austin Welcomes Newest Asian Eatery, Fukumoto

Fukumoto | Yelp, Scott T.

Fukumoto | Yelp, Scott T.

Austin welcomes its newest Japanese eatery Fukumoto, opened by Chef Kazu Fukumoto. Gaining a reputation for his expertly prepared sushi, Fukumoto opened his eponymous restaurant to feature another side of Japanese cuisine: yakitori, a style of cuisine the chef found lacking in Austin's vibrant culinary scene.

Yakitori cuisine involves cooking over a  high heat Japanese Bichotan charcoal, a process Fukumoto studied intensively in his native Japan before bringing his concept to Austin. And while the restaurant took longer to open than the chef predicted, he is now excited to welcome diners to come and try yakitori for themselves. Read More