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Japanese

Arnold Palmer Los Angeles

Pikunico Yuzu-Ade + Green Tea (Drink of the Week)

Points of interest are slowly populating ROW DTLA, former industrial space that now counts more than 1 million square feet of offices, retail, and restaurants. Smorgasburg LA food market and Dulce Dos coffee bar...
Sushi Los Angeles

Sushi I-NABA Omakase Chirashi Bowl (Food of the Week)

Sushi I-NABA is the latest outpost of a Japanese restaurant that debuted in Torrance in 1999. Chef Yasu Hirano presides over a six-seat, three-sided, omakase only sushi bar in downtown Manhattan Beach. Dinner’s reservation...
Japanese Food Honolulu

Yakitori Hachibei Butabara (Dose of Vitamin P)

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

Sushi Sho Miso Glazed Opah Belly (Food of the Week)

Fireworks at nearby Hilton Waikoloa Village greeted my arrival at The-Ritz Carlton Waikiki’s open air lobby and continued inside Sushi Sho, a 10-seat, 5-sided sushi bar from famed Tokyo sushi chef Keiji Nakazawa that...
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...
Matcha Los Angeles

Gindaco Iced Matcha au Lait (Drink of the Week)

Gindaco is a takoyaki specialist that started in Gunma, Japan, in 1997. Their griddled octopus balls have proven to be quite popular in Japan, fueling expansion. The company now has nearly 500 locations in...