Uchiko, child of Uchi, is the offspring of James Beard Award‑winning Chef Tyson Cole's original non‑traditional Japanese concept. While the apple doesn't fall far from the tree, Uchiko takes a fiery turn bringing smoke and char alongside the fresh and clean flavors that define Uchi.
art + design
custom lighting throughoutread more about Nathan Warbach
The custom light fixtures throughout the space were created by lighting fabricator and artist, Nathan Warbach. The main entry light fixture features a porous material in a dark charcoal that creates a dappled lighting effect and uplights the barrell ceiling in the entry. As you move into the dining space, large multi‑arm pendants light the dining rooms with the custom fabricated ‘petals’ that shroud the bulbs.
custom booths and banquettesread more about SRG Millwork
The booths and banquettes throughout the dining space were hand‑crafted by SRG Millwork. From hand carved details on the booth legs, to carefully constructed connections between the booths and the metal screens, the team executed the pieces with an eye toward celebrating the presence of hand‑craft and thoughtful detailing throughout the space.
abstract expressionist paintingread more about Marlene Matalon
The large‑scale abstract expressionist painting in the main dining room, is a piece that dates from the 1970s, created by artist Marlene Matalon, who attended the University of Houston.
nesting dovesread more about Oris Robertson
This artpiece sits along the bar area and features two nesting doves on a cream canvas.
custom upstairs pdr tableread more about Edwood Studios
Designed in collaboration with Chelsea Fanning, of the Hai Design Studio, this custom‑made private dining table features sculptural legs and a concealed latch at the center that allows for the table to break into two separate pieces. Michael Brozgul fabricated the piece to have the power routed discreetly through the table legs and coordinated the leg placement to perfectly align to the power grommets in the floor creating a seamless visual for guests.
wallpaper artworkread more about Camille Warmington
Camille painted a series of paintings depicting a landscape based on her travels to Noashima, Japan. Camille grew up in Texas, and attended the Glassell School of Art at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston.