Tag Archive: japanese food

Little Tokyo: Hachioji Craft Ramen

  Hachioji Craft Ramen recently opened a few doors down from Daikokuya. But don’t worry, they’re not in direct competition as they’re the same restaurant group. And Hachioji serves ramen with a chicken… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Checking out the New Sake Dojo DTLA

    Sake Dojo in Little Tokyo just opened in Downtown Los Angeles last week. I’d been anticipating its opening for a few months since I heard about it. Sake Dojo is a… Continue reading

DTLA: Dinner at Chinchikurin Hiroshima Okonomiyaki

  I love when new places pop up in Little Tokyo. Recently I noticed huge lines around Chinchikurin, a new okonomiyaki spot. I first had okonomiyaki more than 25 years ago. It’s a… Continue reading

DTLA: Tasting Menu at Shibumi

  Is it Japanese food week again on the Minty? Not quite but today I’m going to talk about my recent experience at Shibumi. There are three tasting menu (omakase) options; $65, $90… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Lunch at My Ramen Bar

  It’s the last day of Japanese food week on The Minty! I was on my way to get udon when I decided to pop into My Ramen Bar instead. I could already… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Dinner at Crazy Fish

  Today’s Japanese Food week lands us in Beverly Hills. I’ve driven by Crazy Fish many times over the years and always wondered about it. The portions are huge and the sauces are… Continue reading

West Los Angeles: Gimme All The Raw Fish at Wadatsumi Sushi

It’s Japanese food week on The Minty and today we head to West Los Angeles to Wadatsumi. It’s right next to the Westside Pavilion which makes it a convenient stop before or after… Continue reading

Koreatown: Korean-Style Japanese Seafood at A-Won

  I had eaten a chirashi bowl for lunch but I’m always down for impromptu dinners even if it was an offer of more raw fish. So I found my way to A-Won,… Continue reading

DTLA: Japanese Robata INKO NITO Now Open in the Arts District

  Inko Nito, the latest restaurant to open in the Arts District in Downtown Los Angeles, is serving up really delicious Japanese robata and other standout Asian dishes like kimchi rice. At a… Continue reading

DTLA: Lunch at The Hon Shabu Shabu

    I checked out The Hon Shabu Shabu this week for lunch. I have walked by it numerous times on my way to Grand Central Market but this particular chilly day, I… Continue reading