[VIDEO] This Williamsburg Restaurant Combines Japanese and Jewish Cuisines for a Delicious Fusion

Shalom Japan is a unique restaurant in South Williamsburg that combines Japanese and Jewish cuisines in an unexpectedly delicious pairing. In this recent episode of the excellent Flavors series from friends at Great Big Story, meet the owners, hear their story, and see the incredible fusion menu.

She is Japanese. He is Jewish. Together, they cook up all kinds of deliciousness. Meet Sawako Okochi and Aaron Israel. Their love for each other led to marriage, and their love of cooking led to Shalom Japan. The Brooklyn restaurant merges Japanese and Jewish culinary influences. On the menu? Matzoh ball ramen and a lox bowl version of chirashi.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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