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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Issay

485 Old Newport Blvd. (Industrial Way) Send to Phone
949-722-2992


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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Issay Restaurant Review

: Owner Michiko Soffer is a first-generation immigrant from Japan, which is what the name of this restaurant means. But food prepared in this Cape Cod-style wooden shack is done by Piedmont-born Paulo Pestarino, a veteran local Italian chef. Pestarino’s food---salmon carpaccio, pork chops grilled in balsamic vinegar, shrimp and cannellini beans---is satisfying and delicious. But the soul of this restaurant is Soffer’s terrific wine list, which pays homage to literally every one of the world’s great wine regions.





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