Showing posts with label West Hollywood. Show all posts
Showing posts with label West Hollywood. Show all posts

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Oste@West Hollywood ★★★

Amazing Italian Food. Features Roman recipe Pinsa. Everything tasted good. Good service. Valet for $12 or metered street parking.

Santa Barbara Scallop Crudo $22
grapefruit, orange, fresno chili avocado, radish, basil oil

Carciofi alla Giudia $22
fried baby artichokes, parsley, lemon, bagna cauda

Greco Bianco $48

Scottadito $38
grilled New Zealand lamp chops, lemon, mustard frills, bagnetto verde

Roasted Bone Marrow $25
garlic confit, arugula, garlic bread, sea salt

Funghi Pinsa $26
scamorza cheese, wild mushrooms, parsley, garlic, parmigiano, truffle oil

Pappardelle alla Vaccinara $26
braised oxtail ragu, parmigiano, rosemary oil

Frutti di Mare $35
homemade squid ink tagliatelle, tiger prawns, calamari, mussels, marinara

Truffle Fries w/ Truffle Aioli $11

Lemon Sorbet $6, Chocolate Gelato $6

Oste
8142 W 3rd St
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 413-2372
ostelosangeles.com

Monday, September 4, 2023

Ocean Sushi@West Hollywood

Sushi Rolls with Reasonable Pricing. Happy Hour everyday 3-6pm and 8-9pm. Complimentary fun spin wheel with Yelp review. I won a bottle of 300mL sake, which seemed to be the grand prize. Want to try their PiƱa Colada Sake next time. Hot or cold green tea is $2.99 (non-refillable). Yelp reservation available. Has loyalty rewards program with Square Up where you can earn $5 off for every $50 spent with linked credit card.

Grinch Roll $12.99
In: Masago, Shrimp Tempura; Out: Avocado; Sauce: Eel

Tuna Lover Roll $14.99
In: Spicy Tuna Cucumber; Out: Seared Tuna, Masago, Crispy Onion; Sauce: Garlic Ponzu

OMG Baby Roll $14.99
In: Cucumber, Crabmeat, Avocado, Shrimp Tempura; Out: Eel, Avocado, Crispy Onions; Sauce: Spicy Mayo, Eel

Won a Bottle of Sake from Spinning Wheel

Ocean Roll ($13.99 on Menu but charged $14.99 on Receipt)
In: Albacore, Tuna, Salmon, Crabmeat, Soy Paper Wrap; Out: Tobiko; Sauce; Sweet Mustard

Sushi Burrito $11.99
In: Shrimp Tempura, Eel Tempura, Avocade, Stick Crab, & Salmon; Out: Soy Paper (No Rice) w/ Spicy Mayo & Eel Sauce

Ocean Sushi
8163 Santa Monica Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90046
(323) 703-5399
www.oceanrestaurantsgroup.com

Tuesday, July 4, 2023

Toku Unagi & Sushi@West Hollywood ★★

Decent Authentic Unagi from Japan. Opens on July 4th. Lunch menu was pretty much the same as dinner menu. Sasho pepper available. Green tea (pot) $4. Free limited parking in underground lot.

Japanese Unagi Box: Matsu $68
premium Japanese unagi, steamed & broiled with Toku's special sauce
served over a bed of rice with Japanese pickles and miso soup

Japanese Unagi Box: Matsu $68
premium Japanese unagi, steamed & broiled with Toku's special sauce
served over a bed of rice with Japanese pickles and miso soup

Tororo Kombu Udon $14
shredded dried kelp

Unagi Chopsticks Stand

Toku Unagi & Sushi
1106 N La Cienega Blvd
Ste 201
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 854-7285
www.tokuusa.com

Saturday, July 1, 2023

Mother Tongue@West Hollywood ★

Michelin Star Chef Michael Mina. $29 pre-fixe 2-course brunch menu. I like the dinner menu with more variety better. Spreads & flatbread comes with 3 kinds of spreads. Must try. Inside HEIMAT, a private gym concept, but membership is not required for dining. Members get 10% off from the restaurant. $5 Valet or street parking.

Spreads & Flatbread $26
walnut muhammara, whipped avocado, beet hummus

West Coast Oysters $25
1/2 dozen, lemon, verjus mignionette

1st selection: Avocado Toast
organic cherry tomatoes, pickled onions, pistachio dukkah

1st selection: Pacifico Striped Bass Crudo
radish, fresno chiles, grapefruit vinaigrette

1st selection: Black Kale Salad
ricotta salata, golden raisins, green grapes, pine nuts

2nd selection: Tofu Scramble
turmeric, avocado, sweet potato hash browns, black kale

2nd selection: Shakshuka
poached organic eggs, organic tomato sauce, feta

2nd selection: Steak & Eggs (add $18)
grass-fed flat-iron steak, sunnyside eggs, tomatoes, sweet potato hash

Mother Tongue
960 N La Brea Ave Fl 4
Los Angeles, CA 90038
(213) 319-7850
hellomothertongue.com

Friday, May 12, 2023

Toku Unagi & Sushi@West Hollywood ★★★

Decent Authentic Unagi from Japan. $140 8-Course Dinner for dineLA 4/28-5/12. 5 kinds of Sake Pairing for $45. Good deal and goes very well with the dineLA menu. Mimurosugi Junmai Daiginjo for the 1st Course Pairing was nice and fruity with lychee flavor. Great for starter. 2nd Course Kyokusen Junmai Daiginjo was pure with slight carbonation. Perfect pairing with Sashimi. Also another 2nd Course option, Kamoizumi Junmai Daiginjo was sophisticated with mushroom and leather flavor. Perfect pairing for Truffle Oil Salmon. Nice staff. Because the Tempura took a while to come out, they gave us 2 additional glasses of sake on the house. Green tea (pot) $3. Free limited parking in underground lot.


1st Course Pairing: Mimurosugi Junmai Daiginjo from Nara, Japan

1st Course: Unagi Kaburamushi w/ Caviar
Japanese unagi & grated turnip in broth, steamed & topped w/ ikura (salmon roe) & caviar

2nd Course Pairing: Kamoizumi Junmai Daiginjo from Nara, Japan (pair with Truffle Oil Salmon)
Kyokusen Junmai Daiginjo from Iwate, Japan (pair with Omakase Sashimi)

Left: Kyokusen Junmai Daiginjo from Iwate, Japan (pair with Omakase Sashimi)
Right: Kamoizumi Junmai Daiginjo from Nara, Japan (pair with Truffle Oil Salmon)

2nd Course Option A: Omakase Sashimi – Kanpachi, Hotate (Scallop), Toro

2nd Course Option B: Truffle Oil Salmon
carpaccio style w/ arugular

2nd Course Option B: Truffle Oil Salmon
carpaccio style w/ arugular

3rd Course: Uni Chawanmushi
Japanese savory pudding w/ uni (sea urchin)

3rd Course: Uni Chawanmushi
Japanese savory pudding w/ uni (sea urchin)

4th Course Pairing: Kuroushi Omachi Dunmai Ginjo from Wakayama, Japan (pair with Unagi Shirayaki w/ Truffle)
Harada Junmai Daiginjo from Yamaguchi, Japan (pair with American Wagyu Tataki with Truffle)

4th Course Option A: Unagi Shirayaki w/ Truffle
steamed & broiled Japanese unagi

4th Course Option B: American Wagyu Tataki w/ Truffle
Japanese style lightly seared beef

Sake from the House for Extended Wait for the Next Course




5th Course Pairing: Shichida Nama from Junmai Ginjo Nama (aged) from Saga, Japan (paired with Tempura)

5th Course Option A: Arare Shrimp
crumbled rice cracker coated fried shrimp

5th Course Option B: Unagi Tempura
imported Japanese unagi

Sake Tasting

6th Course Pairing: Kinmuku Jumai Daiginjo from Niigata, Japan (pair with Sushi Omakase)
Dan Yamahai Junmai Ginjo from Yamanashi, Japan (pair with Unagyu)

7th Course: Osuimono
Japanese clear soup

6th Course Option A: Omakase Sushi
chef's choice of 6 pcs nigiri

6th Course Option B: Unajyu
steamed & boiled Japanese Unagi, seasoned w/ Toku's traditional sauce, served over rice

8th Course: Chef's Special Dessert – Mochi Ice Cream


Sake Tasting

Unajyu Poster

Restaurant Sign on 2nd Floor of Buidling

Toku Unagi & Sushi
1106 N La Cienega Blvd
Ste 201
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 854-7285
www.tokuusa.com