Tag Archive: little osaka

West LA: Hainan Chicken at Furaibo Sawtelle

  I’ve been going to Furaibo on Sawtelle for years. Recently I noticed they have expanded their menu to include Hainan chicken. Although this is Japanese Food week on The Minty, I had… Continue reading

West LA: Bun Bo Hue at Nong La

  It’s been a few years since I last visited Nong La. With all the new restaurants popping up on on Sawtelle Boulevard* in West Los Angeles, it’s hard to revisit favorites especially… Continue reading

West LA: Ramen at Tsujita Annex

  When Tsujita came on the scene, legendary long lines kept me away from trying this ramen and tsukemen shop. Then they opened an annex shop across the street. I still didn’t make… Continue reading

West LA: Seoul House of Tofu

Recently I checked out the Seoul House of Tofu in West LA. Little Osaka seems to be losing its Japanese flavor as other cuisines join the restaurant row. I prefer to just call… Continue reading

West LA: Dinner and Sangria at Flores

I heard so many good things about Flores on Sawtelle that I made it a point to go as soon as possible. Located in the house-like space of the former Sawtelle Kitchen, Flores… Continue reading

Burger Culture Clash at Plan Check Recap

  Blogger Backyard Bite and Stussy sponsored a Burger Clash at Plan Check recently. A special menu was created with lifestyle brand Stussy in mind. To be honest, I was surprised Stussy was… Continue reading

West LA: Dessert & Cocktails at Plan Check

  After dinner at Miyata Menji Ramen, we went up the street to Plan Check for dessert and drinks.   Although it was a Wednesday night and not quite prime dinner hour, the… Continue reading

West LA: Miyata Menji Ramen Now Open

Miyata Menji Ramen opened officially yesterday in the old GR/Eats space. Miyata feels very quirky and homey. Very Japanese. They have a display case of bread that you’re welcome to grab a few… Continue reading