Wine and Dine: Japanese restaurant set to open

Omakase Japanese Sushi & Grill is tentatively set to open Jan. 26 at 3025 Washington Road, the former site of Sapporo Japanese Steakhouse.

Co-owner David David, a former general manager of Kobe Japanese Steak & Seafood House in Aiken, said the restaurant will have a full bar, seat about 90 and be open for lunch and dinner.

The menu will include teppanyaki-style ribeye and sirloin steaks, shrimp and sashimi-grade salmon, tuna and red snapper served with vegetables and rice and more than a dozen sides.

Lunch will be served 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Dinner hours are 4:30-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 4-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday.

Know of a restaurant or bar opening, closing or changing? Call Ryan Wehmeyer at (706) 823-3220 or e-mail