Tag Archive: little tokyo

The Top 8 Pizzas in Los Angeles

  Years ago when I did monthly food crawls highlighting some of LA’s best offerings, my Eastside pizza crawl nearly did me in. It was one of the most memorable and favorite crawls… Continue reading

DTLA: EightyTwo Bar and Arcade Now Open

  EightyTwo barcade is now open in Downtown Los Angeles in the Arts District. It borders Little Tokyo at 3rd and Alameda. EightyTwo features two rooms of games including one just for pinball.… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Dinner at Fickle

Little Tokyo is not too far from the Music Center campus which includes the Walt Disney Concert Hall, Ahmanson Theatre, Mark Taper Forum and the Dorothy Chandler. I’m frequently over there and am… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Brunch Every Day of the Week at Jist Cafe

  If eating breakfast foods any time of the day or night is one of life’s many pleasures, then getting brunch any day of the week may be even better. Jist Cafe in… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: High Balling It at Wolf & Crane

Wolf and Crane recently opened in Little Tokyo in Downtown Los Angeles. The gorgeous new bar features plenty of spirits you can mix and match your own highballs if the short list doesn’t… 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

Little Tokyo: Cold Weather Means Hot Soup at Kushi Shabu

  There’s a shabu shabu place in Little Tokyo that is always packed and I’ve never tried because I’ve never waited for one of the few seats in the small restaurant. Instead, I… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Ramen Hunting at TOT & Kouraku

I’m still hunting for my replacement bowl of ramen in Little Tokyo. Ever since Chin Ma Ya closed, I’ve been knocking on the doors of old favorites and new ramen houses. I’ve been… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Checking out Handmade Udon at Marugame Monzo

  Maragame Monzo took over the Fat Spoon space last month and adds yet another noodles shop to Little Tokyo in Downtown Los Angeles. But unlike its neighbor, Daikokuya, Monzo serves handmade udon… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Ikemen Ramen Now Open

Ever since my usual ramen shop closed in Little Tokyo, I’ve been on a ramen rampage. Luckily for me, a few options have opened in Downtown. I checked out the new Ikemen Ramen… Continue reading