Horse’s Mouth

Saturday, October 29th. Dinner. 528 S Western Ave Los Angeles, CA 90020 We kept driving past this place on our way to dance practice. It looked super nice from the outside, all modern decor and clean lines. Plus, the building had the words “Oyster Bar” in big letters. So when we were free one night…

Brü Grill & Bar

Thursday, October 13th, dinner 336 S Lake Ave, Pasadena CA Here in our little corner of Pasadena, Lake Avenue stands as the main thoroughfare through this part of town. People who come from out of town most likely think of Colorado Street, where the fancier businesses and restaurants are located, but for us, Lake is…

Restoration Hardware: 3 Arts Club Cafe

1300 N Dearborn St Chicago, IL 60610 Sean C: Mengsha and I took a trip to Chicago a few weeks ago to visit her family and hang out with friends of ours who live in the area. Our dinners during our stay alternated between being fed delicious home cooking courtesy of Mengsha’s parents and going…

Burger Royale

Shake Shack vs. In-N-Out – it’s the classic conundrum. It’s also totally overused as an article topic. So of course, we had to get in on the action. We recognize that we’re not burger experts by any means. (Have you even read our other posts? They’re pretty much all about Japanese food.) On top of…

Yama Seafood

Thursday, June 30th, lunch 911 W Las Tunas Dr, San Gabriel, CA Part 1 in a two-part series on seafood markets In this and the next post, we’re going to be highlighting two seafood markets whose bounties we’ve had the pleasure of sampling this past week. This first entry is on Yama Seafood, a small…

République

March 14th, Dinner 624 S La Brea Ave Los Angeles, CA 90036 Sean: We first found out about République while we were waiting for our table at Genwa. Walking around the streets bordering Koreatown, we wandered down La Brea Ave. and stopped when we reached République’s facade. Curious, we entered and asked how long the…

Matsuri

  Often, for dinner Pasadena has a plethora of sushi options. Downtown Pasadena alone has Osawa, O2 Sushi, SushiStop, A’Float Sushi, as well as various poke houses. Lake Street boasts Sugarfish and Noda Sushi. As you head east along Green Street, you’ll run into Sushi of Naples, Maison Akira and the subject of today’s post:…

Osawa

Often – Dinner 77 N Raymond Ave. Pasadena, CA 91101 Mengsha: It’s been so hot in LA recently, I haven’t felt like eating proper meals. Burning calories? No thanks. So when we were too lazy to cook and Sean suggested hot pot, I was reluctant. Hot pot is winter food. I couldn’t come up with anything better…

Genwa Korean Barbeque

Saturday 1/9/16 7:00PM  Dinner 5115 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90036 Most recently rated no. 6 on Los Angeles Eater’s list of best Korean BBQ places in L.A., Genwa is definitely worth a trip. However, if you’re going on a weekend, call ahead. Genwa won’t make reservations if your party is small, but they will…