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Chef Shota Nakajima to host pop-up dinner with celerated soba noodle maker, Mutsuko Soma

Kamonegi + Naka collaboration will highlight dishes from both chefs


chef-shota-nakajimaOwner/Chef Shota Nakajima will share the Naka kitchen with colleague Chef Mutsuko Soma for special dinners on Wednesday, December 7 and Thursday, December 8.  Chef Shota and Chef Soma will partner to produce a 6-course dinner that will highlight Shota’s kaiseki and Mutsuko’s celebrated soba noodles.  The dinner will highlight crab, uni, black cod, duck from Chef Shota and soba with Wagyu matsutake mushrooms and dessert from Chef Soma.

The cost of the dinners is $90 per person + tax and gratuity.  There will be a sake pairing offered for $30.  Seating is limited to 40 reservations per night available between 5:45pm and 8:45pm.

Soma is one of a few U.S. chefs specializing in the art of making handmade buckwheat soba noodles, working with dough that she describes as “similar to making pottery.”

Reservations may be made by calling (206)294-5230.


ABOUT NAKA

Naka, from chef/owner Shota Nakajima, is inspired by Japan’s traditional Kaiseki style of dining. The menu draws inspiration from local and seasonal ingredients and finished dishes are beautifully arranged with garnishes like leaves and flowers.

Naka and Bar Naka is located at 1449 E Pine Street in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood and is open Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday from 5pm-10:30pm, Friday and Saturday from 5pm-11pm.  The telephone number is (206) 294-5230. www.nakaseattle.com

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