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A father-daughter team has brought a new sake bar and restaurant to V Street, Northwest. By Jessica Voelker
There is plenty of sake to sample at Izakaya Seki. Photograph courtesy of Shutterstock.

When the owner of the just-opened Izakaya Seki, Cizuka Seki, told us she and her chef father, Hiroshi, felt shy doing an interview with us about their new sake bar, we couldn’t resist stopping by to check it out for ourselves. Here’s what we found.

1) Minimalist decor: Think light wood, concrete floors, and a utilitarian kitchen behind the bar on the main floor, and an upstairs dining room with unadorned tables and a wooden banquette. The total lack of clutter places the focus squarely on the food and drink.

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Posted at 11:00 AM/ET, 08/01/2012 | Permalink | Comments ()