Tag Archive: little tokyo

DTLA: Japanese Style Jazz Bar In Sheep’s Clothing in the Arts District

  I checked out In Sheep’s Clothing recently. It’s been opened about three months or so, It’s a speakeasy inside of Lupetti’s Pizza in the Arts District in Downtown Los Angeles. It’s very… Continue reading

Feed the Hungry: Burrito Project x Greenbar Distillery #loveourcity Campaign, Dinner Recap at Sake Dojo

  I recently attended a dinner at Sake Dojo to launch the #loveourcity campaign, a joint venture between The Burrito Project and Greenbar Distillery. For every Greenbar’s City Bright Gin cocktail purchased in… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Japanese Fried Chicken at Karayama

Fast casual chain Karayama from Japan has opened its first US store in Little Tokyo, Downtown Los Angeles. It took over the short-lived Oystars space and is next to the ever popular Shin-Sen-Gumi.… Continue reading

Little Toyko: Tropical Bar The Mermaid Opens Today

  The Mermaid, a new tropical bar, in Little Tokyo opens tonight. It’s not a tiki bar so don’t expect palm trees but rather a mysterious black box that reminds me a bit… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Lunch at Teishokuya of Tokyo aka T.O.T.

  I’ve been coming to Teishokuya of Tokyo (T.O.T.) forever. This traditional Japanese restaurant was known for what I called comfort food, very traditional home-style Japanese. There was never any sushi or ramen… Continue reading

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: Lunch at ZenCu Sushi & Grill

  Longtime readers of The Minty might wonder what’s my favorite cuisine. While it’s not Japanese, I do eat a lot of Japanese food. I love going to Little Tokyo and eating at… 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

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