Category Archives for Japanese

L.A. Weekly The Essentials 2015

L.A. Weekly‘s “The Essentials” event took place this past weekend at the California Market Center in Downtown Los Angeles, the same week that their 99 Essential Restaurants 2015 list was released.  This was just the second “Essentials” events, with the … Continue reading

11. March 2015 by The Offalo
Categories: American, Chinese, Events and Festivals, French, Fusion, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mexican, Offal, Seafood, Thai, Vietnamese | Leave a comment

Sushi Tsujita Serving Lunch 7 Days a Week

It has been nearly a half-year since my dinner omakase at Sushi Tsujita.  I haven’t been back for dinner since, but I have returned several times for lunch, where they have an assortment of chirashi/sashimi/donburi, raw fish and other ingredients, … Continue reading

08. February 2015 by The Offalo
Categories: Japanese, Lunch, Sushi | Leave a comment

Torihei Yakitori Robata Dining

Yakitori is, to borrow my friend Chris Hei’s oft-used phrase, so hot right now, to the point where trolls come to Chowhound to stir up trouble about whether the (in)famous Little Tokyo yakitori-ya Kokekokko (Chris’s review) would actually be closing … Continue reading

17. December 2014 by The Offalo
Categories: Heart, Japanese, Liver, Offal, Ramen, Tongue, Yakitori | Leave a comment

b.o.s. (Beef. Offal. Sustainable.), a review

In a cozy, 24-seat space next to venerable Sushi Gen in Little Tokyo, b.o.s. (beef. offal. sustainable.) has been trying to entice potential diners to experience their beef-centric, nose-to-tail concept since late 2013.  Despite positive reviews by press, blogs, and … Continue reading

14. September 2014 by The Offalo
Categories: Brain, Fusion, Heart, Intestine, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marrow, Mexican, Offal, Oxtail, Sweetbread, Tacos, Tendon, Thai, Tongue, Tripe, Turkish | Leave a comment

Sushi Tsujita Dinner Omakase

Sushi Tsujita 2006 Sawtelle Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90025 310-231-1177 http://tsujita-la.com/sushi-tsujita/ — Sushi has never been more ubiquitous in Los Angeles.  A quick Yelp search, limiting the query just to sushi bars in the “Sawtelle” neighborhood (defined generously as the … Continue reading

25. August 2014 by The Offalo
Categories: Japanese, Sushi | 2 comments

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