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,…

Hot Pot 火鍋 at Happy Sheep Shabu & Grill 小肥羊, San Gabriel

Happy Sheep Shabu Shabu is traditional Chinese hot pot restaurant featuring the goodness of Lamb!The Duck Blood. This is something I don’t eat.Lamb in certain cultures is the beef or pork staple. I know there are those who detest lamb in the utmost fashion. This allegedly gamey tasting meat has a bad reputation, almost like…