Wasabi is a Korean and Japanese style restaurant that was founded in 2008 by owner Kang in Detroit, Michigan. Kang from Korea and grew up in Ann Arbor, MI. He worked in the restaurant business and had prior managerial experience before opening his own restaurant. Wasabi is right by Park Shelton and the Detroit Institute of Arts. This prime location provides for a booming business. Because Wasabi is a Korean/Japanese hybrid, there is a variety of cuisine and everyone will be able to find a dish that they like. One of the most popular dishes is the Japanese Yum Yum Roll, which is a fried sushi roll. Also, many of the Korean rolls are popular because Wasabi uses spices in order to make these rolls unique, and many of these Korean rolls are vegetarian.Wasabi does take reservations and they are highly recommended on Monday and Fridays. On Saturdays and Sundays, there is a breakfast special that Wasabi calls ìBrunchî from 10:30 am until 3 pm. During this breakfast special it is also useful to make reservations to ensure a seat.A light rail train is in the process of being built from downtown Detroit and when it is finished, Wasabi can expect much more business than they currently have. This rail will bring in many more customers, not to mention more people will come to the Art Institute and Wasabi has the potential to gain them as customers as well. Wasabi is a unique restaurant and its hybrid cuisine provides the tools necessary to make many different interesting dishes.
15 E Kirby St
Detroit, MI 48202