Tag Archive: japanese food

Beverly Hills: Italian Meets Japanese at Yojisan Sushi

Giacomino Drago recently opened Yojisan Sushi in Beverly Hills. Named for his business partner and chef, Yoji Tajima, the restaurant serves inventive Japanese with Italian touches. I asked Chef Giacomino about the concept… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Lunch at Sushi Gen

Ever since I first went to Sushi-Gen back in 2010, I have counted it as one of my favorite sushi places. I’ve been meaning to check out their lunch specials as it’s the… Continue reading

Pasadena: Musha for Home-style Japanese Food

I’ve always wanted to try Musha though I’ve always heard the Torrance location was better and I never seem to make it out that way. I would have had a better chance of… Continue reading

Cherry Blossom Festival at Chaya Downtown

  The Cherry Blossom Festival has been canceled in Little Tokyo but you still have a chance to get some cherry treats at Chaya Downtown. From now until next Friday, April 27, Chaya… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Blue Ribbon Sushi

Although I stayed at the Cosmopolitan in January, I felt I didn’t get to try all the restaurants there as we ate the Henry every day of my stay there (not by my… Continue reading

West 3rd: Exploring the Robata Bar at Robata Jinya

While ramen may be one of my favorite things, I love all things Japanese. I wanted to try the robata bar at Robata Jinya. I had gone in December to try out the… Continue reading

West LA: Curry House

I had wanted to go to Hurry Curry of Tokyo across the street but the wait was long and my friend thought we were meeting up at Curry House. They didn’t have a… Continue reading

Monrovia: Oto-Oto Izakaya Japonaise

  “I want sushi.” “Okay, where do you want to go?” “Sushi Gen.” “Oh, but I heard about this place in Monrovia that’s good.” “Okay, let’s try it.” And that is how I… Continue reading

Ramen FACE-OFF: Jinya vs Yamadaya

I’ve been meaning to do another noodles FACE-OFF and now that ramen is so hot in LA, I decided to check out relatively new but rapidly expanding newcomers Jinya and Yamadaya. Being a… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Chasing Uni Tempura at Nobu

It started innocently enough. I was wandering online and spotted this recipe for Nobu‘s Uni Shiso Tempura by Gastrophoria. I immediately sent it to¬† my good friend, uni lover Ali Loves LA. Instead… Continue reading