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Despite being newcomers, this husband and wife team have established themselves as shining stars of the fusion world. Proof? Wasabi beurre blanc. Most affordable in the Riviera. Other must-haves on... read more
Strip mall shabu shabu hall. Boiled meats are of exceptional quality, though at this cost maybe Wagyu shouldn't be boiled but bronzed. Bar separated by bamboo screens, and bamboo and kanji covered ... read more
Slurping is considered good manners when you inhale awesome soba and udon noodles like the ones in these bowls. Your little brother will be stoked, your mom embarrassed, slouching lower in her desi... read more
Bare bones atmosphere with refined cuts and cooked dishes. Sushi the way it was meant to be—tiny bites direct from the land of the Rising Sun with a big bill chaser. Caterpillar rolls need not appl... read more
It's mostly Japanese, it's in J-Town, but it's more reminiscent of a Hong Kong coffeeshop, really. 'Cuz they've got a little of everything. Dumplings, noodles, rice plates, meatballs. And big ol' T... read more
Not quite as stunning as the temples of Ankor, but there does seem to be something sacred going on in this Chinese by-way-of-Cambodian diner. At the least, it is very cultural. Seafood hot pot brim... read more
No haole California rolls at this Japanese tapas-style gem with an unbecoming name. But sake bombs might be allowed. Torrance Izakaya—small plates with plenty of beer. Italian twist creates Axis of... read more
Converted warehouse veiled by graffiti-besmirched railroad loading dock. Find it by following the trail of Japanese businessmen for super-sound sushi served in Zombietown; plus they have great cook... read more
Long lines of Japanese D.J.s and bungalow-dwelling indie rockers. Get there super-early or expect to wait…and wait. Can be two hours, with most diners still finding the shabu worth their lost time.... read more
Bamboo Plaza grandfather of Hong Kong style dim sum palaces makes dem bow. Delicate, supreme preparations of Cantonese standards. Accommodates nearly 600 diners, employs 12 cooks, 19 dim sum specia... read more
Even if he's not Nobu, he's still our iron, even titanium, Hiro. True master of that White Lotus sushi you were too fucked up to enjoy back when Ovitz was cutting your checks. White corn soup, shri... read more
You won't really be able to eat an actual cho, nor sushi rolls, though a little sashimi is on hand. Eclectic and elegantly prepared Japanese tapas in tiny Temple hotspot in the center of town. Don'... read more
Cozy space stuffs you like a chicken, with chicken! Traditional wooden hut of so many Samurai hideouts. Ritually shared yakitori meals. Sit at the bar and get cozy with your new pals while the vibe... read more
Frying Nemo! From the imaginative owners of Woods Meat and Dirt Produce comes this airy second story Hong Kong Tower eatery celebrated by insider chowhounds for famed seafood shanghaied from giant ... read more
Still hanging around Thai Town we see? Visit this wee, bright-as-yellow underground star coffee shop which just got upgraded to a B! Our kind of student. An unassuming dish generating authentic pla... read more
Artful entrees in Biltmore basement sit pretty. One of the most elegant Japanese restaurants outside of Little Tokyo. Superb sushi, fabulous fusion—even better if you're actually staying at this ol... read more
Rock out with your Bangkok out! Could this dicey advice be the reason why we always seem to see Tommy Lee in here? Then again, Weird Al's also a regular. Escape the crowds at Sunset's original Guit... read more
Soba and ramen noodles of exceptional quality. Not the Ramen that sustained your life in college, though intense feelings of energy, sustenance and high blood pressure will still likely be the end ... read more
Swanky London-bred Cantonese classes up the Hills of Beverly. Glamo...
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