Richie Nakano at Consulting Chef

About Richie Nakano

Richie Nakano is the chef/co-owner of IDK Concepts, a pop-up restaurant that is currently serving fried chicken sandwiches, snacks and sides. His brick-and-mortar ramen noodle shop earned him a 2013 StarChefs Rising Star Community Chef Award. His involvement with his restaurant ended, but he continues to experiment with new recipes.


  • Next Generation of Kitchen Iconoclasts
    San Francisco magazine
  • Local Luminary
    San Francisco Chronicle
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best Things to Eat in SF

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"Tonight at wing wings 422 Haight 6-10. Come see us and eat ramen and we'll say nice things to you."
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"Come to Cochon 555 and cheer team Hapa on tomorrow! Tickets available at"
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"Tonight at 422 Haight from 6-10 CHEESEBURGER RAMEN plus tons of add ons. Come see us!"
"Tomorrow is our fourth year serving at the San Francisco St. food festival. I hope you guys can come by. We will be serving corn pudding with pickled watermelon and chicken teriyaki sandwiches"

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