Friday, June 14, 2013

Honda Sushi@Torrance ★★★

Creative Sushi Rolls. Their Cheese Burger Roll is a must-try. Uni Sushi is impressive but expensive. Free parking in lot. Reservation accepted.

The Honda's Original Cheeseburger Roll $6.50

Uni Sushi $18

CRX $12.50
alfalfa, sprouts, chives inside / salmon outside w/ salmon roe & aurora sauce

C.A.R. $13.50
crab, fried rock shrimp, avocado, cucumber inside / albacore, smelt eggs & chives on top

Rainbow Roll $14

Gyoza $4.75

Spider Roll $8.75

Angus Beef Teriyaki & Sashimi $15.75

Chawanmushi $6

Angus Beef Teriyaki & Sashimi $15.75

Chef's Choice Nigiri (Sushi) Plate w/ 10 pieces $24.50

Honda Sushi and Japanese Dining
3629 Pacific Coast Hwy
Torrance, CA 90505
(310) 373-8272

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Old Country Cafe@Alhambra ★★★

Cheap & Fast Taiwanese Food w/ Tasty Quality. Meals w/ drinks for under $10. My favorite are Chicken Cold Noodle and Mince Meat Dry Rice Noodles. Mixed Fruit Juice is only $2.50. Prices you can't beat. Opens late. Cash only.

Pork Chop Noodle $6.25

Chicken Cold Noodle $4.95

Old Country Cafe 老鄉親
2 E Valley Blvd
Alhambra, CA 91801
(626) 284-4610

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Cheng Can Cook: Uni Rice Bowl + Sushi ★★★

Uni California Chirashi Bowl + Healthy Brown Rice Sushi. Uni Rice Bowl is quite a delicacy, yet it's really easy to make. Just cut the ingredients and put them on a bowl of rice. I used Brown Rice for healthier choice.

Uni California Chirashi Bowl

Healthy Brown Rice Sushi

Uni California Chirashi Bowl Ingredients:
Uni (Sea Urchin), Sesame Leaf, Scallions, Chopped Crabmeat Mixed w/ Mayo & Chili Oil, Masago (Smelt Egg), Uzura (Quail Egg), Cucumber, and Brown Rice.
I used the same ingredients and added avocado to make the California Roll.

Sunday, June 9, 2013

Asahi Sushi@Corona ★★★

$17.95 All-You-Can-Eat Sushi Lunch. Includes 1 piece of Uni Sushi. Super cheap price without compromising the quality. Impressed. Fresh Water Eel was fatty and tasted great. Request Quail Egg for the Smelt Egg Sushi. All these are included. Rolls were great. Some of them are really spicy. Rice portion in sushi was little, which was great. Can only place order 3 times max and 1 hour time limit though. Free parking.

Smelt Egg w/ Quail Egg

Uni Sushi

Corona Roll

Quail Egg Shooter


Rainbow Roll

Spider Roll

Tiger Roll

Tuna Sushi

Salmon Sushi

Salmon Skin Handroll

Spicy Scallop Sushi

Scallop Sushi

Salmon Roe Sushi

Crab Sushi

Ono (White Fish) Sushi

Mackerel Sushi

Fresh Water Eel Sushi

Amaebi Sushi

Baked Mussels

Popcorn Lobster

Jen Jen Roll

Octopus Sushi

Philadelphia Handroll

Asahi Sushi
420 N McKinley St
Corona, CA 92879
(951) 738-3000

Monday, June 3, 2013

Cheng Can Cook: Eggplant w/ Toona Paste ★

Easy-to-Cook Eggplant w/ Toona (Black Bean Paste) Paste. Just cook Eggplant (use oil to cook and add water while cooking) with Toona Paste and add some chili oil. Use Scallions and Toasted Sesame Seeds for garnish.

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Chaya Downtown@Downtown LA ★★★

New Special Menu: Chaya Downtown Summer on the Grill. New BBQ & Kushiyaki Menu. Really like the Grilled Drunken Squid. It tasted really sweet, and the squid was not too chewy. Hanger Steak was nice. See the sizzling in action at the outdoor grill in the patio. Beer w/ Frozen Foam was a bomb. Large Sake Sangria was quite a deal. Free valet parking in the underground parking lot w/ validation.

Coffee Spiced Prime Hanger Steak w/ Caramelized Onion, Blue Cheese $14

Grilled Drunken Squid w/ Wasabi Aioli, Sweet Soy Sauce, Shichimi $12
Dragon Roll $13
spicy tuna, cucumber, eel & avocado outside, eel sauce

Kobe Beef Roll $14
spicy shrimp, asparagus, cucumber, kobe beef outside, balsamic reduction, eel sauce

Grilled Drunken Squid & Bratwurst Sausage Grilling in Action

Grilled Drunken Squid

Big Piece of Complimentary Bread

Pistachio Chocolate Chip Cookies $8
frangelico whipped cream

Sake Sangria (large jar) $12

Kirin Larger Beer w/ Frozen Foam $5

Kirin Larger Beer (Pitcher) $14
Chaya Downtown
525 S Flower St
Los Angeles, CA 90071
(213) 236-9577