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Omakase Off the Menu as Ikebana Zen Switches to Small Plates, Cocktails and Cabaret

After two pandemic-challenged years in Hell’s Kitchen, the team at Ikebana Zen is pivoting from omakase to speakeasy, with a focus on craft cocktails and tapas-style Japanese cuisine, plus live performances.  Manager Pat Wongboot, bartender Jommie Ratchoo and owner Andrew Yuan opened Ikebana on W53rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenue in July 2020, after […]