Tag Archive: sawtelle

West LA: Xiao Long Bao at Tasty Noodle House

  I love that good Chinese food is moving to further west than Chinatown. I recently checked out Tasty Noodle House on Sawtelle. The familiar San Gabriel Valley mini-chain has a few locations… Continue reading

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: Lunch at Popcorn Chicken Sawtelle

  It’s been interesting to see new restaurants pop up on Sawtelle aka Japan Town West aka Little Osaka that don’t focus on Japanese food. It’s turning into quite the Little Asia that’s… Continue reading

West LA: Dan Dan Noodles at Beni Tora

  After failing to try the new dan dan noodle shop just down the street, we headed up Sawtelle to Beni Tora. I am always going to be a noodles fiend and I… 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: Soup Dumplings at ROC Kitchen

  ROC Kitchen in West LA on Sawtelle is probably best known for their soup dumplings which they offer many different types of fillings. We ordered the classic pork and crab as well… Continue reading

West LA: Ramen at Tatsu

Tatsu Ramen on Sawtelle has been opened since 2012 but I finally made it over there just recently. There are just so many ramen options in Los Angeles! Tatsu made headlines by offering… 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

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