Restaurant Guides

A Celebration of Flavor: Highlighting Asian-Owned & Operated Restaurants

Guide By Cassie Eufracio
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the rich cultures, traditions, and contributions of the AAPI community in the United States. Food is an integral part of any culture, and Asian cuisine offers a vibrant tapestry of flavors, techniques, and ingredients.
Here at inKind, we're proud to support a diverse network of restaurants, and this month, we want to shine a spotlight on the amazing Asian-owned and operated restaurants on our platform. From steaming bowls of pho to delicate sushi platters, these culinary gems offer an authentic taste of Asia right in your neighborhood.

So, grab your chopsticks and get ready to embark on a delicious journey! Let's explore some of the incredible Asian-owned restaurants you can discover and support on inKind this AAPI Heritage Month.

Cities Featured in This Guide

New York

2 Main St, Sag Harbor, NY, 11963
An American taqueria created by chefs and restaurateurs who live and work here. Their tacos (and tequila bar and rosés) are for sharing. They are a vegan and vegetarian-friendly, so everyone can have a seat at their tables.
47 Montauk Hwy, East Hampton, NY, 11937
Nestled on Montauk Highway in East Hampton, Kizzy T's is your go-to spot for a relaxing evening, serving up delicious cocktails, ice-cold beers, and mouthwatering smash burgers and chicken wings. Whether you're looking for a casual hangout or a fun night on the town, Kizzy Tavern has you covered.
37 Newtown Ln, East Hampton, NY, 11937
Inspired by the vibrant izakaya's tucked away in Tokyo's alleys, Kumiso is East Hampton's first izakaya. They're there to bring joy, laughter, and delicious flavors to your table. Gather your crew and get ready to embark on a flavor-packed journey at Kumiso.
23 Main St, Sag Harbor, NY, 11963
Sen Restaurant, a modern Japanese restaurant, has been a mainstay in Sag Harbor, New York since 1994. Strike sushi gold or enjoy one of 100+ hand-selected sake varieties.


116 W Hubbard St Suite 1, Chicago, IL, 60654
A clubby Indian Gastropub and cocktail bar that brings River North the flavors and vibes of India's sunny southwest coast of Goa.
736 W. Randolph St., Chicago, IL, 60661
Progressive Indian cuisine in a vibrant atmosphere. Meaning soul or spirit, ROOH Chicago brings the soul of India through an elegant restaurant experience, a delicate balance of rich traditional flavors, and fresh local ingredients prepared with international techniques and inspirations.
Multiple Locations
With a longing for the memories and flavors of Southeast Asia, the founders set out to share their love of Vietnamese culture and cuisine with the world.


Multiple Locations
Your neighborhood Thai restaurant serving delicious Bangkok street food. Head in for authentic cuisine in a casual, laid-back space.
2920 W Temple St, Los Angeles, CA, 90026
Woon is a homestyle Chinese restaurant that began as a family run pop-up born from a desire to share their mother, Mama Fong's original Chinese comfort food. They offer a simple menu influenced by Shanghainese and Cantonese recipes.
29 Holly St, Pasadena, CA, 91103
Serving traditional Japanese fresh fish, fusion sushi rolls with unique flavors and the secret ingredient from generation embedded in their kitchen dishes.
1124 San Julian St., Los Angeles, CA, 90015
Inspired by childhood memories of summers in Bologna. Fresh pasta, handmade every day. Italian restaurant near the Arts District in Downtown Los Angeles.
1101 San Pedro St, Suite F, Los Angeles, CA, 90015
Superfine Pizza is an homage to the old world's and new world's finest pizza-making traditions. They've picked their favorite elements from each and bolstered them with the freshness of local produce to create a blended trifecta of deliciousness.
12746 Jefferson Blvd Suite 2200, Los Angeles, CA, 90094
Superfine Playa features house-made pastas, wood-grilled meats and fish, and dishes highlighting seasonal produce. Chefs Dresden Kaiser and Salomon Gomez are leading up the kitchen alongside Steve. There is also a full-service bar with craft cocktails by Ella Zoller of Honey House.
40 W Green St., Pasadena, CA, 91105
Agnes Restaurant & Cheesery is a modern American restaurant and cheese shop inspired by the timeless tradition of of gathering around a table with loved ones to share good food, good drinks, and excellent cheese.
Multiple Locations in LA
Born in the Philippines and made in Los Angeles, Spoon & Pork is proud to present traditional flavors that they cherished growing up in the Philippines through their reimagined style dishes inspired by their travels and Los Angeles. Each bite is a burst of authentic Filipino flavors that will leave you craving for more.
3111 Glendale Blvd. #2, Los Angeles, CA, 90039
401 Columbus Ave, San Francisco, CA, 94133
New American restaurant serving seasonal California-inspired dishes with a great selection of beer and wine.
1220 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA, 94122
Chef Chris along with chef de cuisine Edwin Bayone will be firing up classic dishes like bubbling bowls of pork belly soon tofu and milky white bowls of ox bone soup with tender slices of brisket.
923 East 3rd St Ste 109, Los Angeles, CA, 90013
Camphor is a Michelin-starred modern bistro located in DTLA's bustling Arts District is all about easy & relaxed eating, and letting classic French flavors & culinary techniques do the talking.

Across the U.S.

1101 S Joyce St, Arlington, VA, 22202
American Chinese by a Chinese American - Place your order through the inKind app and dine in or take your food to go.
1506 S First St, Austin, TX, 78704
The menu celebrates the Mexican gulf coast, farms of Quintana Roo, and unique market spices of Lebanese, Portuguese, and African flavors of the region.
1250 H Street NE, Washington DC, WA, 20002
Hiraya is a celebration of the beauty, history, and flavors of the Philippines. They are inspired by the dishes and ingredients of their ancestors, family and friends who have influenced their journeys, and the famously welcoming Filipino hospitality.
727 SE Washington St, Portland, OR, 97214
The concept is a evocative journey, encapsulating the vibrant ambiance of old Hong Kong neon and an edgy, hip hangout vibe.
124 Malabu Drive, Suite 110, Lexington, KY, 40503
Deeply influenced by recognized Chef Sam Fore's upbringing and culinary journey, Tuk Tuk Snack Shop's menu thoughtfully marries Sri Lankan techniques and ingredients with classic Southern dishes categorized into sandwiches, big snacks, sides, bakery items, and desserts.