Category Archives for Japanese

Sushi Tsujita: A Conversation with Kenta Ikehata

Update:  My dinner omakase at Sushi Tsujita review is up! — As I drive into Little Osaka, I spy the long lines outside both Tsujita L.A. Artisan Noodle and Tsujita Annex, across from each other on Sawtelle Boulevard. Mid-afternoon. In … Continue reading

11. August 2014 by The Offalo
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Shunji Salmon Birthdays

When my wife and I were trying to decide where to celebrate our birthdays last month, it wasn’t really a matter of choosing a spot.  We both pretty much had the same place in mind:  Shunji!  We wanted a special … Continue reading

31. July 2014 by The Offalo
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Bar Tartine, Fujiyoshi (San Francisco: Day Two)

I am in San Francisco this week for WWDC (Apple‘s Worldwide Developers Conference). I found out a few months ago I’d be able to attend, so of course, I made a list and asked for advice beforehand. Now that I’m … Continue reading

03. June 2014 by The Offalo
Categories: American, Japanese, Ramen, San Francisco | Leave a comment

Go’s Mart

[Apologies for the not-so-brief hiatus. Just been busy with life. Still need to eat, so I have a backlog of material to post. I figure I’d restart with my favorite subject, sushi!] Some of the best sushi-ya in L.A. are … Continue reading

21. February 2014 by The Offalo
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Ramen Hayatemaru (Revisitings)

I (generally) devote a single post to my first visit to a new place (e.g., most recently Gjelina, Littlefork, Pizzeria Mozza) or for great individual meals at familiar haunts (e.g., Shunji, Kiriko), but I have a rotation of places I … Continue reading

05. November 2013 by The Offalo
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