Thursday, February 14, 2013

Wakasan@West LA (closed) ★★

8-Course Omakase for $45. Went there for Valentine's Day dinner. Quality is just ok (seems like they are pre-made), but $45 is quite a deal. You get to cook your own Sukiyaki in a pot, which is pretty fun. RSVP required for Omakase.

Omakase #2: Fried Tofu, Squid Sumono, Egg Omelet, Shrimp Ceviche, Asparagus, Potato Salad, King Crab, Fried Shrimp, Hijiki Seaweed

Omakase #1: Chawanmushi

Omakase #3: Snapper Sashimi with Lemon & Sesame Seeds, Tuna Sashimi, Albacore Sashimi with Ponzu Sauce
valentine's day special)

Omakase #3: Albacore Sashimi with Ponzu Sauce
valentine's day special: heart-shaped)

Omakase #3: Tuna Sashimi
valentine's day special: rose-shaped)

Omakase #4: Beef Ponzu

Omakase #5: Salmon Croquette with Cream of Corn
valentine's day special

Omakase #6: Sukiyaki

Omakase #6: Sukiyaki

Omakase #6: Sukiyaki

Omakase #7: Ikura Rice

Omakase #8: Dessert: Green Tea Cornflake Clusters
valentine's day special

Black Sesame Ice Cream $3

Asahi Super Dry Draft Beer $6

Wakasan (closed)
1929 Westwood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 446-5241

Sunday, February 10, 2013

San Gabriel Country Club@San Gabriel ★★

Decent American Dinner. Requires membership though.

Lobster Bisque w/ Cognac
crème fraiche

Pan Seared Diver Scallops
roasted root vegetables, saffron beurre blanc

Prime New York Steak
goat cheese and green onion, stuffed potato, roasted garlic, demi glaze


Special "Coaster"

San Gabriel Country Club
350 E Hermosa Dr
San Gabriel, CA 91775
(626) 287-9671

Friday, February 8, 2013

TOT/ Teishokuya of Tokyo@Little Tokyo ★★

Nice Place for Donburi (Japanese Rice Bowls) in Little Tokyo. I like their Spicy Tuna. Lunch has better deals. Offers 2 hours free validation in the Japanese Village plaza Parking lot.

Spicy Tuna Donburi $12.50
spicy tuna drizzled with teriyaki sauce and mayo topped with nori, all over rice

Avocado Tuna Bowl Combo $16.50
fresh tuna & avocado mixed w/ a special house teriyaki sauce & wasbi mayo. over rice. served with udon and salad

comes with avocado tuna bowl combo

Complimentary Salad for the Udon Set

Pork Spring Roll
free with text message check-in

TOT/ Teishokuya of Tokyo
345 E 2nd St
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 680-0344

Monday, February 4, 2013

Tangier Korean BBQ@Los Feliz

Poor Management. Came w/ Living Social coupon. Kalbi tasted the best, Sangari being second. Don't bother to get the Ribeye (premium item). Too chewy. Meat quality needs improvement (esp. for a KBBQ restaurant). Service was good, but will never come back again.

Pork Kalbi & Short Plate

Sangari & Kalbi


Ban Chan

Hite Beer $6

Tangier Korean BBQ
2138 Hillhurst Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 663-2000

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Brian's Shave Ice@Sawtelle ★★★

Nice Shaved Ice Cafe in the Westside. Got Groupon. Tasted great. They have Dole Whip (Pineapple-flavored ice cream). Offers 45-minute free validation.

Green Tea Shaved Ice w/ Red Bean & Mochi $3.50

Shaved Ice w/ Condensed Milk $3.50

Brian's Shave Ice
11301 W Olympic Blvd
Ste 103
Los Angeles, CA 90064
(310) 231-3450

Pink Taco@Century City ★

OK Quality Mexican Food w/ High Prices. I'd come for the Happy Hour instead ($5 drinks). Nice interiors.

Door Front

Interiors/ Bar

Complimentary Chips & Salsa

Appetizer Platter $30
sweet corn tamales, cheese quesadillas, chicken & carne asada skewers, taquitos, battered shrimp, guacamole

Lobster Enchiladas $18
corn tortillas filled w/ lobster & brandy chiptole cream sauce & three cheese blend

Piña Colada $12 & Sangria Roja $11

Pink Taco
Westfield Century City
10250 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90067
(310) 789-1000

Friday, February 1, 2013

Sushi Enya@Little Tokyo ★★

Fast, good service, and reasonable prices. The Triple X Roll has Raw Scallop in it. It's only $6.50 - one of the cheaper rolls. I love it.

Spicy Madonna $8.50
tuna, yellowtail, salmon, albacore, cream cheese, avocado; out: tempura, pink soy paper, sesame seeds; sauce: chili oil, eel sauce, sesame dressing)

Marilyn Monroe $10
2 piece shrimp tempura, crab salad, avocado; out: smelt egg, sesame seeds; sauce: sesame dressing, chili oil)

Triple X Roll $6.50
raw scallop, spicy tuna, shrimp, smelt egg, mayo, chili oil, soy sauce

Sushi Enya
343 E 1st St
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 626-3692