Category Archives for Japanese

Chaya Downtown Uki Uki Sundays

In addition to the Wagyu Tasting Menu at all Chaya locations, Chaya Downtown recently started an “Uki Uki Sundays” menu–uki uki meaning to be happy and excited in Japanese. The menu is broken down into three sections, $5 for small … Continue reading

24. April 2016 by The Offalo
Categories: Fusion, Italian, Japanese, Pasta | Leave a comment

Chaya A-5 Wagyu Tasting Menu

Until the end of April, all three Chaya locations (Venice, DTLA, and San Francisco) are having a special A-5 Wagyu Tasting Menu.  The menu differs at each location, so check them out individually.  I was fortunately enough to be invited … Continue reading

19. April 2016 by The Offalo
Categories: Beef, Japanese | Leave a comment

Truffle Gohan Omakase at Shunji Japanese Cuisine

My favorite restaurant in Los Angeles, Shunji Japanese Cuisine, is once again ranked in the top ten of LA Times’ restaurant critic Jonathan Gold’s 101 Best Restaurants list for the third straight year.  It’s been a while since I’ve written … Continue reading

28. December 2015 by The Offalo
Categories: Japanese, Sushi | Leave a comment

Luckyrice Feast Los Angeles 2015

Last Thursday, I attended my first Luckyrice Feast at the Create Nightclub in Hollywood.  This year’s Los Angeles host was Andy Ricker of Pok Pok fame, the non-profit partner was the Center for Asian American Media, and the presenting sponsor … Continue reading

03. August 2015 by The Offalo
Categories: Asian, Chinese, Events and Festivals, Japanese, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese | Tags: | 1 comment

Jinya Ramen Bar (Santa Monica)

I’ve never been to Ramen Jinya in Studio City, the first U.S. location of Jinya ramen bars that was lauded in 2010 by both Rickmond Wong, the Rameniac, and by Jonathan Gold, then of L.A. Weekly.  I hadn’t gotten to … Continue reading

04. May 2015 by The Offalo
Categories: Japanese, Ramen | Leave a comment

← Older posts