Friday, May 30, 2014

Fishing with Dynamite@Manhattan Beach ★★★

Freshest Seafood by the Beach. Amazing quality. Best with white wine. Raw bar and Grilled Octopus are my favorites. Parking around is hard to find though.

Hamachi $17
ponzu, avocado, red radish, serrano, shiso

Littleneck Clams $2.25 each

Grilled Octopus $19
cranberry beans, date-tomato ragu, preserved lemon, olive tapenade

Littleneck Clams $2.25 each, Peruvian Scallops $2.75 each, Misty Point Oysters

Peruvian Scallop $2.75 each

Arctic Char Salad Lyonnaise $14
soft boiled egg, frisee, bacon lardon, tarragon

Mahi Mahi Fish Tacos $12
in house corn torillas, guacamole, salsa verde, cilantro

Pretzel & Chocolate Bread Pudding $9
salted caramel sauce and house made ice cream

Saxon Brown Semilllon $53 (Bottle)
cricket creek vineyard, sonoma

Fishing with Dynamite
1148 Manhattan Ave
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
(310) 893-6299

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Ebisu@Little Tokyo ★★

Happy Hour Specials are a Great Deal. Love the environment here. Authentic Japanese Izakaya place food for cooked food, sushi and beer. Their new Miso Katsu Don from Nagoya is from Heaven. Best one I've ever had. You can park at the parking lot next to the restaurant for a few bucks.

Special: Miso Katsu Don from Nagoya $8.95
pork cutlet & cabbage with sweet red miso sauce over rice, served with miso soup & salad

Special: Hiyamugi Cold Noodles $6.25
japanese thin noodle made from wheat flour with dashi dipping soy sauce

Tako Wasabi Happy Hour Price $3.00

Yam Salad

Croquette Happy Hour Price $3.95

Ebisu Japanese Tavern
356 E 2nd St
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 613-1644

Monday, May 19, 2014

Koshiji@Torrance ★★★

Perfectly Grilled Yakitori with Quality. Cold Inaniwa Udon is traditional Japanese fine noodle and has always been my favorite. Must try. Soboro Don (ground chicken rice bowl) is great for accompanying yakitori too.

Eggplant w/ Thin Pork $2.50, Okra w/ Thin Pork $2.50, Pork Belly w/ Shiso Leaf $2.75, Chicken Meatball $2.50

Inaniwa Udon (cold) $8.25
traditional japanese fine noodle

Complimentary Vegetable Salad

Soboro Don $5.00 (small)
rice topped w/ seasoned ground chicken (comes with soup)

Special Dipping Soy Sauce for the Inaniwa Noodles
with Grated Ginger, Spring Onions, & Seaweed

Chicken Wings $3.50, Squid w/ Shiso Leaf $3.96, Smelt Fish $3.96

Complimentary Orange

22807 Hawthorne Blvd
Torrance, CA 90505
(310) 378-3787

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

EMC@Koreatown ★★★

Great for Happy Hour. $1 Oysters and discounted drinks. Love the creamy Uni Pasta. Rich and flavorful. Free 2 hours parking in lot with validation.

Uni Pasta $20
cream, fish roe, chives, dried seaweed

Happy Hour $1 Oysters

Crispy Smelt $6
lightly battered, garlic, pepper, salt

EMC Seafood & Raw Bar
3500 W 6th St
Ste 101
Los Angeles, CA 90020
(213) 351-9988

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Brophy Bros.@Santa Barbara ★★

Great View@Patio. Quite a long wait. Food is good. Seafood Pasta is quite refreshing.

Seafood Pasta $18.95
shrimp & sea scallops sautéed w/ garlic, lemon, white wine, tomato, basil, and served over linguini, topped w/ parmesan cheese
comes w/ clam chowder & fries

New England Clam Chowder

Chunky New England Clam Chowder

Mai Tai $8.50
myer's platinum & dark rum, a splash of malibu rum & fresh juices

View from Patio

Brophy Bros.
119 Harbor Way
Santa Barbara, CA 93109
(805) 966-4418