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Farrago Restaurant patio
The Azuma Group will open an izakaya in the former Farrago space later this summer.  Farrago Restaurant/Google.com
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Kata Robata sushi chef Manabu Horiuchi will be involved, but the restaurant will have its own chef.  Photo by Ruthie Johnson Miller
Izakaya-Wa Houston Japanese restaurant in Memorial area October 2013 exterior at night
Expect the restaurant to be less traditional than Izakaya Wa in Memorial.  Photo by Carl Rosa