Ryota Ueshima

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2013

    Ippodo, 300-Year-Old Japanese Green Tea Purveyor, Arrives in NYC

    Ippodo (125 East 39th Street, 212-370-0609), a 300-year-old Kyoto-based haven for fine Japanese green teas (that's not to be confused with international ramen chain Ippudo), debuted its first stateside shop earlier this year. The opening was so hushed, however, that only tea connoisseurs, homesick J ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 1, 2013

    Kajitsu's Rite of Spring

    Ancient vegan traditions in Midtown

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Under the Toque: Kajitsu Shake-Up; Kitchen Spies

    ​Big changes at Kajitsu, the East Village kaiseki restaurant: its current chef Masato Nishihara will be replaced by Ryota Ueshima, and it's relocating to Midtown this summer. [Eater]Take a look at Jamie Bissonnette's digs at Boston magazine's The Kitchen Spy, a series that explores the kitchens of ... More >>