Tag Archive: little tokyo

DTLA: I’ll meet you at the Far Bar

On First Street in Little Tokyo, between two buildings is a narrow alley leading to Far Bar. The first time I was led into this alley a couple of years back, I felt… Continue reading

DTLA: The Spice Table

In the last few years, one of my friends from my old dining club and I have been haphazardly pursuing restaurants with cuisines tinged by communism. It’s an odd theme but relatively quirky… Continue reading

DTLA: Toshi Sushi

I’ve been hearing about Toshi Sushi‘s chirashi bowls as a great value for some time now. I finally¬† made it over there a couple of weeks ago. We grabbed a table but there… Continue reading

Aburiya Toranoko Now Open for Lunch

When Aburiya Toranoko first opened for lunch, I raved about it so much, I tried to go for lunch with a friend shortly after and discovered they weren’t open for lunch…then. They are… Continue reading

The Minty’s Favorites: Updates on Mo-Chica, Lazy Ox and Cole’s

A couple of weeks ago, I managed to use a Blackboard Eats deal on the day it was to expire for Mo-Chica, one of my favorite lunch places. I got the daily meal… Continue reading

Aburiya Toranoko Now Open in DTLA

  I went to the newly opened Aburiya Toranoko on Tuesday. They had been open for 5 days at that point. But it seemed like I had been waiting forever to go. Being… Continue reading

Soul in the Bowl, Part I

Sometimes when you’re hungry and you’ve been shopping for hours, all you want to do is have a snack. Or a meal, especially since you’ve skipped lunch and it’s now 4 p.m. That… Continue reading

Izakaya Fu-ga

Izakaya Fu-ga has been open about 2 months. I checked it out last week with some friends and ordered way, way too much food. But yet we still managed to eat dessert. When… Continue reading

Return to the Ox

The last time I was at Lazy Ox Canteen, it was when they received their LA Times review. The restaurant already had a lot of buzz in the foodie community but now it… Continue reading

Sunday Night Sashimi: Komasa

Sometimes I wonder if my wants and needs are complicated or not. Earlier in the day, I had fried chicken from Hotel Fig but by evening, I wanted sushi. We headed over to… Continue reading