Awards and Others

2019 DoorDash Kitchen Without Borders

2016 How to Succeed as an Asian-American Business Owner Panelist

2014 Working solution Imagine award

2013 San Francisco small business of the year

2012 La Cocina business of the month


8/24/2019 (PodCast) This Country Needs Onigilly, with Koji Kanematsu of Onigilly

8/24/2019 5 incredible SF Bay Area restaurants from La Cocina kitchen incubator

8/18/2019 How Asian immigrants are transforming San Francisco Bay Area’s food culture

5/1/2019 Around the Plant-Forward World in Eight Eateries

3/28/2019 DoorDash Initiative Highlights Immigrant-Owned Restaurants

7/13/2018 abc 7 News "Onigilly brings the Japanese rice and seaweed staple to University South"

6/11/2018 Palo Alto Online "Onigilly opens in downtown Palo Alto"

3/23/2018 Palo Alto Online "Japanese eatery Onigilly to open in Palo Alto"

12/4/2017 The Japan Food Journal's Restaurant News

10/20/2017 JETRO 「サンフランシスコの食トレンド」

5/24/2017 Healthiest Ethnic Cuisines

2/4/2016 Onigilly Continues Expansion With 4th FiDi Location - Hoodline

10/29/2015 World Food Day 2015 Campaign

9/28/2015 FiDi Restaurant News- Hoodline

8/22/2015 サンフランシスコでおにぎり文化を広める (Japanese) - Reuters Japan

8/14/2015  Onigilly Opening 3rd Fidi Outlet, With Big Plans For Expansion - Hoodline

5/8/2015  Japanese cuisine increasingly popular in US - Nikkei Asia

3/2/2015  未来世紀ジパング (Japanese TV)

1/25/2015 Tokyo TV (Japanese TV)

9/10/2014 Portland's Food Carts Thrive, While SF's Languish - Mission Local

6/30/2014 きっかけの翼~空がつなげた日本の想い~ (Fuji Television) -VIDEO-

5/21/2014  Bar Area Chefs Give Back at La Cocina Charity Event - The Daily Meal

2/7/2014 Fast Food Gets Healthier with San Francisco Foundation Funding - Inside Philanth

1/15/2014 First-Ever Japanese Food Festival Presents Morsels Galore - 7x7

1/15/2014 San Francisco - San Francisco Chronicle

1/15/2014 Japan Food Festival: Garlic Edamame Samples + Tasting Menus - SF Weekly

12/12/2013 Foodie Agenda: Dungeness Feast, Seasonal Cocktails and More - 7 by 7

10/18/2013 S.F. Foundation a funding clearinghouse - San Francisco Chronicle

9/5/2013 Onigilly, Express Japanese on the Embarcadero - Eater SF

7/18/2013 Onigilly Plots Fall Opening in Embarcadero Center - Zagat (blog)

7/17/2013 Onigilly opening up another San Francisco outpost - San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

5/22/2013 Joshu-ya Brasserie and Onigilly Score Book Deals - Zagat (blog)

5/19/2013 地球アゴラ NHK (Japanese TV)

7/2/2010 夢は全米500店舗のおにぎり屋チェーン! - JBpress