Yona Pays Homage to Japanese and Korean Design – A Hospitality Construction Project

From Food & Beverage Magazine

Introducing Yona, the latest restaurant concept from award-winning chef and restaurateur Mike Isabella. Located next to Isabella’s other well-received establishments, Kapnos Taverna and Pepita, Yona completes the trifecta, bringing a new take on a ramen noodle bar to the Ballston neighborhood of Arlington, Virginia.

In a quick turnaround time of just 10 weeks, Hospitality Construction Services founder Rob Mescolotto and his team were able to transform the 1,300-square-foot space into a show-stopping restaurant, inspired by the traditional minimalism found in Japanese design, with the unique characteristics of “new Tokyo” intertwined.

Some notable design and construction elements include: