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Kaori’s Oven and ISHI are open again after a summer break

Kaori’s Oven and ISHI are back open after a summer break. The two businesses operate in the same location off of Kirby Avenue in Champaign.

Kaori’s Oven sells freshly made animal sweets, cheesecakes, and more on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Photo by Alyssa Buckley.

ISHI offers omakase by Chef Ken Ishibashi Friday through Sunday. The menu changes based on what fish the sushi chef orders that week. Reservations are required for the sushi restaurant on Fridays and Saturdays, but on Sundays, walk-ins are accepted. Follow the sushi chef on Instagram to see what fish to expect each week.

Learn more about the bakery and restaurant in our interview with Kaori and Ken Ishibashi here.

Kaori’s Oven
305 Cedar St
W+Th 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

305 Cedar St
F+Sa noon to 5:30 (reservations only)
Su noon to 2 p.m. (walk-in)

Top image by Xiaohui Zhang.

Food + Drink Editor

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