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Dose of Vitamin P

Japanese Food Honolulu

Izakaya Hachibei Butabara (Dose of Vitamin P)

Honolulu houses the most vibrant Japanese food scene in the U.S., and Izakaya Hachibei is one of the latest additions to bolster that claim. Managing partner Robert Yamazaki runs the Chinatown branch of a...
Ramen Kauai

Ama Char Siu Mazemen (Dose of Vitamin P)

The Hanalei Center patio provided amazing views of cloud-capped mountains lined with multiple waterfalls. Ama could have served me a pail of gruel, and I still would have been pretty content. Char siu mazemen...
Chinese Food Los Angeles

Noodle Harmony Pork Intestine Rice Noodle Soup (Dose of Vitamin P)

Travis He runs the front of house at Noodle Harmony, an ambitious new Chinese restaurant that draws from his family’s two regions. In Mandarin, the name is “double harmony.” His father Oscar is the...
Laotian Food Los Angeles

Kop Jai Lai Pork Jerky (Dose of Vitamin P)

Try and put Slim Jim and other desiccated jerkies that languish on convenience store shelves out of your mind. Once you accomplish that small feat, order the far superior Laotian pork jerky at Kop...
Banh Mi Los Angeles

Valley Sandwiches Pork Meatball Banh Mi (Dose of Vitamin P)

The West Valley quietly has quietly carved out an interesting Vietnamese food scene far from any freeway. Valley Sandwiches may be the best option, a tiny Reseda restaurant from Lam Nguyen that houses just...
Peas Calgary

Model Milk Chilled Summer Peas (Dose of Vitamin P)

17th Calgary Avenue SW between downtown and Lower Mount Royal is probably Calgary’s trendiest stretch, and chef Justin Leboe has played a big part in that pocket’s realization. He runs three businesses at the...