Borders & Heritage

Maneki: A Century of Sushi and History in Seattle

Season 4 Episode 3 | 5m 31s

Tucked away in the heart of Seattle's International district lies Maneki, a Japanese restaurant that has served up sushi and homestyle Japanese food for over a century. Meet longtime caretaker Jean Nakayama, AKA "Mom", and the 87-year-old bartender. They both reflect on the history of the restaurant and the key to its resilience through the incarceration of Japanese citizens during World War II.

Aired: 04/24/17

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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