comscore Chinatown’s The Pig & the Lady opening new Tokyo site | Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Hawaii News | Top News

Chinatown’s The Pig & the Lady opening new Tokyo site


    Chef Andrew Le opened The Pig & the Lady in 2013.

Chinatown’s The Pig & the Lady restaurant will soon have an outpost in Tokyo.

The restaurant announced today that Transit General Office will open the Tokyo site, offering menu items from the original as well as developing dishes for the Japanese market.

It will be run under a new company, The Pig & the Lady Japan, headquartered in Tokyo, a partnership between Transit General and The Pig & the Lady Hawaii.

Chef-owner Andrew Le opened The Pig & the Lady in November 2013, inspired largely by the Vietnamese home cooking of his mother. The restaurant quickly earned a number of local and national culinary awards.

A sister restaurant, Piggy Smalls, opened in Ward Village in 2016.

Transit General specializes in “cultural playgrounds,” through the development of eating spots, according to its website. A total of 68 “brands,” from a drive-in to coffee shops to high-end restaurants, are listed in its portfolio.

The Tokyo Pig & Lady is expected to open in the fall.

Comments (0)

By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the Terms of Service. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. Report comments if you believe they do not follow our guidelines.

Having trouble with comments? Learn more here.

Click here to see our full coverage of the coronavirus outbreak. Submit your coronavirus news tip.

Be the first to know
Get web push notifications from Star-Advertiser when the next breaking story happens — it's FREE! You just need a supported web browser.
Subscribe for this feature

Scroll Up