Tag Archive: izakaya

West Hollywood: Sushi and More at the Izakaya by Katsu-ya

  One night after a tasting with Boutique-y Whisky for Southern California Whiskey Club, we checked out the Izakaya by Katsu-ya. Although we were close to a new dumplings spot, we wanted something… Continue reading

Woodland Hills: Sushi and Sake at Tomoya Izakaya

  I was in the Valley one night and we went to Tomoya for sushi. It’s a neighborhood favorite and very busy. If you make reservations, it’s best to call as their form… Continue reading

DTLA: Late Night Sushi at Izakaya Gazen

  After wandering from the Arts District in Downtown Los Angeles over to Little Tokyo, we decided to get some sushi after a beer flight at nearby Mumford Brewing. We landed at Izakaya… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Dinner at Izakaya Go

  On my last trip to Las Vegas, I had a vague list of places to check out. So while I was in Chinatown (aka Pan-Asian Town as my friends and I are… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Small Japanese Plates at Aburiya Raku

  I’ve always meant to check out Aburiya Raku in Las Vegas. Sadly for a number of reasons, I have missed out on this hot izakaya. So when I heard they recently opened a… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Small Plates at Izakaya Musha

    I’ve been to the Musha in Pasadena that is now sadly closed and the one in Santa Monica a few times. I’ve never written about the Santa Monica location because I… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: High Tech Ordering at Kaba Japanese Robata

  Kaba took over the old Flying Pig space in Little Tokyo. They transformed the modern space to something out of an old Japanese izakaya. However, they didn’t go that far into ancient times… Continue reading

Mid-Wilshire: Sushi at Sake House Miro

  One night I was heading to the Wiltern for Petty Fest sponsored by Jameson Irish Whiskey. My friend and I found Sake House Miro nearby as a place to power up on… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Japanese Curry at Ebisu

While walking around Little Tokyo, we decided on Ebisu for dinner. The Japanese izakaya or small plates restaurant was a little quiet when we first walked in. I have gone much later at… Continue reading

Marina del Rey: Dinner and Cocktails at Paiche

Paiche just opened in Marina del Rey and I swung by a couple of weeks ago to check out dinner and drinks. Paiche from the chef Ricardo Zarate is billed as a Peruvian… Continue reading