May 16, 2016

Itani Ramen’s Gyoza Machine (and Recipe!)

by Kayoko Akabori


Kyle Itani used to have midnight ramen pop-ups at his Oakland restaurant, Hopscotch, a few years ago and Yoko and I would sneak in and snag a table.

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March 18, 2016

Itani Ramen Now Open (For the Moment)

by Kayoko Akabori

We’ve all been patiently waiting for Itani Ramen to open its doors. The time has come… THIS WEEKEND!

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June 6, 2013

Japanify: Gyoza Pt. 1 (Prep + Wrapping)

by Yoko Kumano


I have memories of gyoza from when I was in kindergarten. My grandma would invite my mom and aunts to her house — and they would wrap dumplings all day.

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