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The Old Saimin House

October 23 - 29, 2011

Old-Fashioned Favorites

It’s only mid-October, but the chilly, rainy winter weather is already moving in. That means it’s the perfect time for a hot bowl of saimin. And what better place for saimin than The Old Saimin House? This noodle eatery, once called The Saimin House, is the same that has delighted taste buds since the 1960s…

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September 25 - October 1, 2011

Wun Tun of Saimin

The Old Saimin House’s philosophy can be summed up in two words: simplicity and family. Upon entering the shop, you won’t find an overwhelming menu or any hidden dining rooms. You’ll simply find the fourth generation of this family-owned business cooking up their classic comfort foods for a community of longstanding patrons. The restaurant has…

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August 14 - 20, 2011

Slurping Up Oodles of Tasty Noodles

The Old Saimin House, where saimin and other local favorites rule the menu, is a nostalgic landmark for many locals who can’t resist the charm and tasty grinds offered here. Tomizo and Mitsue Ikei, whose parents emigrated from Okinawa, opened the doors to The Saimin House in 1962 on North King Street. Today, fourth generation…

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