In the quest to fill up on frozen taiyaki, I found a few "Japanese" stores and restaurants, and none I've seen so far belong to Japanese. Sumo Sushi in Downtown is ran by Chinese, little store at Wyoming is Korean, etc.. I guess it would not be weird for me to open a Japanese store then. Maybe the cross-over is the Albuquerque way. On the other hand, Red Square at Lomas is run by Russians.

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Comment by misterhinkydink on July 7, 2008 at 9:24pm
Japanese Kitchen is pretty much the Japanese cultural center of ABQ. They sponsor Obon. Go over there and talk to Keiko.
Comment by Brendan on July 7, 2008 at 9:54pm
Midori Sushi on San Pedro and Montgomery- a little grocery next door is largely Japanese oriented (It's been while since I was there). Samurai on Gibson near San Pedro. Mr Sushi on Juan Tabo north of Eubank. It's tough going a mile without running near a sushi joint- most of the smaller ones are headed up by Japanese or Korean owners/chefs. For stores it's more pan-Asian out here than region specific. Ta Lin really brings that fact home.
Comment by Samara on July 7, 2008 at 10:00pm
Noda's is run by Japanese
Comment by Pete Zaitcev on July 7, 2008 at 10:14pm
Thanks a lot for the comments, I hoped my new neighbours would set me straight.
Comment by steve on July 8, 2008 at 7:58am
Restaurants owned and operated by Japanese are Japanese Kitchen, Kokoro, Taka Sushi, Mirai Express.....
Comment by Devon on July 8, 2008 at 8:22am
The last time I went to Kokoro on Menaul, I think every Japanese person in Albuquerque was in there. I don't know if the actual owner is Japanese, though.
Comment by NMBosque on July 8, 2008 at 11:46am
steve - is Taka Sushi still open? Was recently dismayed to see lights out and doors locked during normal operating hours.
Comment by Brendan on July 8, 2008 at 7:02pm
Covered on live journal a while back.
Comment by Andrea Lin on July 9, 2008 at 7:13pm
Kokoro rocks. They have natto. That is hopefully enough to spur a few visits by ya'll....

Google Kokoro
Comment by steve on July 10, 2008 at 12:52am
.....frankly hadn't been to Taka Sushi in quite a while so was unaware of that situation. I will whole heartedly agree that Kokoro ROCKS! Outstanding Japanese food prepared by Takako[owner]...yes, all the Japanese folks know about it. The most incredible curry i have ever tasted.

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