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Furaibo

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WHY Small, tapas-like plates of fried chicken wings, calamari, grilled tofu, various yakitoris and other things that go down very well indeed with pitchers of cold beer. WHAT This izakaya place specializes in tebasaki, Japanese-style fried chicken wings. They head an enormous a la carte menu that includes about 30 varieties of grilled fish, dozens […]

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SaSaYa

WHY Excellent izakaya is paired with a vast collection of sakes and shochus. Good weeknight happy hour, too. WHAT In a rustic, wood-paneled space that looks like a Japanese country inn, customers share tips at the massive communal table. Signs in calligraphy describe special sakes and seasonal dishes that are simple yet perfectly cooked. 11613 […]

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Raku

WHY With a long, elegant dining counter, a lengthy menu of homey dishes and late hours, this simple strip-mall spot is a boon for night-owl industry types working in West L.A.’s studios and creative offices. WHAT A motherly woman behind the stoves of the open kitchen at this Japanese-Korean café turns out tamago with free-range […]

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WakaSan

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WHY A great-value $35 omakase meal, usually 11 or 12 carefully made courses. A real find. WHAT At this rustic charmer in a Westwood strip mall, a delicious multi-course omakase (chef’s choice) menu of home-style dishes is the only option—but no one is complaining. It’s a great deal for a complex and interesting meal. WHO […]

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Bistro Beaux

WHY Beef carpaccio salad, soft scrambled egg with mentaiko (spicy cod roe), salmon fried rice… and a 1 a.m. closing time that draws the late-night crowd. WHAT Corrugated aluminum siding decorates the walls of this South Bay design-forward restaurant serving such Japanized Mediterranean cuisine as flash-fried calamari, spicy cod roe spaghetti, scallop gratin and seafood […]

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Japonica

WHY Sake, romance, careful service and excellent izakaya. WHAT Curtained booths allude to the tatami rooms of the past at this sleek South Bay looker serving great food and an extensive sake list that includes several flights. Every dish, including crunchy fried baby Spanish mackerel, fresh salmon roe omelet and seared albacore with spicy sauce, […]

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Iccho

WHY Pitchers of Japanese beer, bottles of sake and fun small dishes, from the udon-and-yakitori standards to such novelties as fried kim chee with pork and caterpillar sushi rolls. WHAT In the shopping-intensive locale of Rolling Hills Plaza, this family-style izakaya comforts everyone with an enormously long menu that ranges from the basic to the […]

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Yuzu Torrance

WHY It brings the spirit of washoku—the revival of traditional Japanese flavors and methods updated with today’s artisanal ingredients—from Japan to California. WHAT The two bars, a wine bar, an open robata-style kitchen, tatami rooms and outdoor seating add up to a luxe, sexy environment to indulge in some elegant and traditional Japanese fare: sashimi […]

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Mandarin Chateau

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WHY When you’re in the mood for red-cooked pork ribs or lion’s head meatballs but don’t want to head out to the San Gabriel Valley, this venerable spot (formerly known as Mandarin Shanghai) is the ticket. WHAT Hidden in a strip mall, this little place is a good find off the Chinatown tourist path for […]

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Mei Long Village

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WHY Go for the Shanghai-style dumplings filled with crab and pork and the light, pastry-style dumplings filled with sautéed leeks—but also try the Shanghai spareribs and the jade shrimp with a spinach purée. WHAT Originally known as Dragon Villages, this was one of the first formal restaurants to introduce Shanghai-style cooking to Los Angeles. The […]

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