Takashi Yagihashi is the chef/owner of Slurping Turtle, a ramen joint, and Tabo Sushi by Takashi, both in Chicago. He has a second Slurping Turtle in Ann Arbor, MI. His flagship restaurant, Takashi, recently closed.
1. One thing you don’t know about me is that I really hate heights and snakes.
2. If I could trade places with one chef it would be no one. I am happy with who and where I am. I would not trade that.
3. One of my most memorable meals was in 1994