Tag Archive: sushi

Los Feliz: Lunch at En Sushi

I’ve noticed En Sushi for years in Los Feliz but never checked it out until I found myself in the area recently for lunch. We wanted something simple and light and sushi sounded… Continue reading

DTLA Lunch: Kagura in Little Tokyo

  Recently I decided I needed to find some new lunch spots in Little Tokyo. After seeing the lines everywhere, we ended up at the quiet Kagura. It’s in the Japanese Village Plaza… Continue reading

Pasadena: Sashimi Plate at Sushi Ichi

  A couple of months ago, I was researching sushi restaurants in Pasadena. It’s a bit of a mystery why there are so few great restaurants in Pasadena. And in the case of… Continue reading

SGV: Omakase at Z Sushi

For years I have wanted to try Z Sushi in Alhambra. I would see it as I would make my way slowly by streets from Alhambra to Pasadena. A couple of weeks ago,… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Japanese Bento Box at Oomasa

  There is no shortage of good Japanese restaurants in Little Tokyo but while I’ve been off trying the latest and greatest, I had forgotten about the charming restaurants that have been in… Continue reading

NYC: Sashimi at Mishima

  On my first night in New York City, we had dinner at Mishima. I had been up practically all night  and day and it had been a long travel day. While sushi… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Italian Meets Japanese at Yojisan Sushi

Giacomino Drago recently opened Yojisan Sushi in Beverly Hills. Named for his business partner and chef, Yoji Tajima, the restaurant serves inventive Japanese with Italian touches. I asked Chef Giacomino about the concept… Continue reading

Little Tokyo: Lunch at Sushi Gen

Ever since I first went to Sushi-Gen back in 2010, I have counted it as one of my favorite sushi places. I’ve been meaning to check out their lunch specials as it’s the… Continue reading

Pasadena: Musha for Home-style Japanese Food

I’ve always wanted to try Musha though I’ve always heard the Torrance location was better and I never seem to make it out that way. I would have had a better chance of… Continue reading

Cherry Blossom Festival at Chaya Downtown

  The Cherry Blossom Festival has been canceled in Little Tokyo but you still have a chance to get some cherry treats at Chaya Downtown. From now until next Friday, April 27, Chaya… Continue reading