Itsuki Teppanyaki 五木铁板烧, Shanghai

Itsuki Teppanyaki 五木铁板烧, Shanghai

Itsuki is an all you can eat Japanese Teppanyaki/BBQ restaurant. Located in the Donghu hotel, they have a pretty good deal for 150 RMB, which also includes all you can drink (alcohol included). For beef lovers, this place features a pretty quality of meat. I’ve had some forgettable all-you-can-eat Japanese restaurants, but Itsuki, which comes highly…

Tokyo Wako, Arcadia

Tokyo Wako has been the go-to place for my family for birthdays. We have been coming here for years. Tokyo Wako, which also has a location in Pasadena, is a Japanese Teppanyaki(鉄板焼き) restaurant. I wouldn’t criticize this place that much, since my family and I have a special connection. The staff is friendly, its a…

Japon Bistro

Sea Urchin – Uni, and Halibut – Hirame Japon Bistro, yes – with an “O”, is located in the heart of Pasadena off of Colorado near Lake. Pasadena features a one of most diverse collection of Japanese restaurants around, and is up there with the South Bay, Little Tokyo, and Sawtelle. With Shaab, Hurry Curry,…

Cafe Hiro, Cypress

I’ve never been a big fan of risotto, let alone a take Japanese on risotto. But I must say, Cafe Hiro does it pretty good. Make sure you save room for their Pot de Crème au Chocolat. The pork belly with buns appetizer. Could be so much better with a little more fat and juiciness.Cafe…

Asa Ramen, Gardena

Asa Ramen is a late night local favorite. The idea of having ramen, alcohol, and being open late is a great combination. There aren’t too many places like Asa Ramen. Asa Ramen’s menu. I was dragged here after some drinks one night. I wasn’t even that hungry. But my buddy said that they had great…

Shin Sen Gumi, Gardena

Since I have been thinking of Japanese food lately, I thought I would continue on this path. Shin Sen Gumi has a small chain of specialty Japanese restaurants all throughout the LA area. They have ramen houses, chanko nabe, shabu-shabu, and yakitori. This particular Shin Sen Gumi specializes in yakitori. Look for this large paper…