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Japanese

Sushi Los Angeles

Kura Fine Japanese Cuisine Silver-Skinned Sushi Trio (Food of the Week)

Daniel Son took over Kura Fine Japanese Cuisine from his father along the Sunset Strip in 2015 and transformed a fairly straightforward restaurant into a progressive sushi destination. The Korean-American chef attended The Culinary...
Shabu Shabu Los Angeles

Mizu 212 Berkshire Pork Kurobuta (Dose of Vitamin P)

Japantown sees frequent turnover along Sawtelle Boulevard, but some restaurants have become neighborhood haunts. Mizu 212 is a corner shabu shabu bar named for the temperature where water boils that has always intrigued me....
Ramen Los Angeles

Okiboru Tsukemen (Dose of Vitamin P)

Chinatown’s culinary landscape continues to become far more global. “Okiboru is a new entry to the neighborhood, located at the base of the Jia mixed-use building by Chinatown’s gate. Chef Sean Park and business...
Japanese Food Los Angeles

Sutadonya Garlic Pork Bowl (Dose of Vitamin P)

The food court inside Torrance’s Mitsuwa Marketplace continues to provide reasons to return, whether that’s new vendors or their annual Japanese Gourmet Food Fair that celebrates regional dishes. Sutadonya is new stall that specializes...
Ramen Los Angeles

Ramen Joint Mazemen (Dose of Vitamin P)

Jimin Kim has turned The Ramen Joint into a go-to dining option on a Westchester side street. I previously enjoyed his surprisingly light shoyu tonkotsu ramen, but now consider The Ramen Joint’s limited edition...
Japanese Food Los Angeles

Red Rock American Slice Beef Don (Food of the Week)

Red Rock features 11 locations in Japan, starting in Hyogo on the central coast. Their first U.S. outpost resides in Torrance’s freeway friendly Nijiya Plaza, replacing udon specialist Monjiro. In a rarity, the plaza’s...