Annex sushi restaurant Noka called out for (alleged!) menu plagiarism

Annex sushi restaurant Noka called out for (alleged!) menu plagiarism

A screenshot of the Uchi website (Noka’s site has been taken down) 

Imitation may be flattering, but it looks like Noka, the Annex’s newest sushi restaurant, may have taken things a bit too far, borrowing entire chunks of copy from the menus of two Austin eateries and running a mighty similar-looking website. As Eater points out, the text, layout, logos, dishes and descriptions shared between Noka and Uchi and Uchiko are downright uncanny. What’s more, it turns out Noka’s chef Cheng Lin has ties to the area, having won the 2009 Austin Iron Chef competition. At least Noka didn’t copy the part about being the city’s “most unique dining experience,” because that would be really embarrassing. Oh wait. It did? Well, then. Read the entire story [Austin Eater] »