Owner of 18 standing restaurants in Tokyo aims to bring concept to New York City

GLASGOW, Scotland , May 14, 2013 () – Japan's popular standing restaurants, where patrons eat food by former Michelin restaurant chefs for a fraction of the cost of a seated restaurant, are about to hit New York.

Michio Yasuda, an executive director at ORENO Corporation, which owns and runs 18 restaurants in Tokyo, hopes New Yorkers who are happy to drink while standing at bars will also be happy to eat while standing.

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