By Oct 22, 2021 — 7×7 Magazine

The pandemic hit Bernal Heights hard, knocking out restaurants and small businesses one by one.

Among the casualties was the longtime neighborhood staple Ichi Sushi, a postage stamp-sized omakase joint. Now, a new restaurant has risen from Ichi’s ashes, one that is both familiar and distinctive with its former chef de cuisine, Erik Aplin, at the helm.