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Whisk and Quill Roving Reporter Samantha Lee Visits The Spot’s New Asian-Fusion Food Hall

Featuring Mian Pull Noodles, Cheers Cut, Gong Cha, Poki DC and Alpaca Dessert

August 19, 2018Photo credit – Samantha Lee

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On July 7, 2018, Edward Wong of Akira Ramen & Izakaya and Urban Hot Pot, partnered with Vivian Zhu and Gary Ngo (founder of […]

Akira Ramen & Izakaya Comes to Rockville, Maryland

Samantha Lee Contributing Food Writer May 10, 2018 Photo credit: Samantha Lee

 

Australian native and restauranteur, Edward Wong, chose the Japanese name Akira for his recently opened ramen and izakaya restaurant on Rockville Pike. The name is synonymous with the words “bright”, “intelligent” or “clear” – a very auspicious beginning for this […]