For many in Southern California, the closing of Curry House Japanese Curry and Spaghetti came as a shock. It wasn’t just another restaurant closing its doors but the loss of a local staple and provider of comfort food for many Asian Americans.
“For families like mine,” says Miura, a 4th generation Japanese American, “our relationship with Japanese food was very minimal. But curry was something my mom could make after she came home from work. I think for a lot of people, curry provides that same sense of culture and home.”