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Mottainai Ramen

December 23, 2010 Gourmet, Japan No Comments

Looking through pics in my digital camera, I noticed that there are quite a few things I forgot to post about. One of which is this ramen joint inside Marukai Pacific Square. It’s a relatively new place that serves some pretty good ramen. I recall that everytime I would talk about ramen around my kickboxer friend, he would ask me if I ever got the chance to try Mottainai. Apparently, he really likes this place. Anyways, the other day, we went.

I ordered the miso and added all sorts of toppings, like an egg and wonton. I also tried a bit of their spicy paste, as well. The noodles were different (not in a bad way) from what I’m used to. Nevertheless, I thought everything was pretty tasty.

I’ll be back.

Link: Mottainai Ramen

Holiday Season Gift List 2010

if I wanted to keep it under a $1000.

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Ugo Café

November 28, 2010 Gourmet, Living No Comments

coffee and dessert with PV kids.

Link: Ugo

Father’s Office – Tried a couple of new things

November 28, 2010 Gourmet, Living No Comments

in addition to the usual (office burger and sweet potatoe fries), tried a couple of new things.

pig ears with yuzu pepper and tomatillo salsa from their daily special menu. friend described it as eating double bacon. they were crispy, yet pillowy. yum.

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Umami Burger – still good

November 21, 2010 Gourmet No Comments

chill Saturday night. relax. dinner with PR girl and kickboxer.

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Gum Tree – Aussie Meat Pie

November 17, 2010 Australia, Gourmet No Comments

met a friend in Hermosa Beach for breakfast. had the meat pie. delicious!

they serve good coffee too! i’ll be back.

Link: Gum Tree

Bool BBQ – Korean beef taco

November 13, 2010 Gourmet, Korea No Comments

I’m not into taco trucks, but this was tasty.

Link: Bool BBQ

Umami Burger – Good

November 9, 2010 Gourmet No Comments

EM visiting from France. we went to Umami – Los Feliz branch.

I read all of the mixed reviews of the place, with most complaints being about the size of the burger and the price point. And after experiencing the place myself, I fall into the cheer camp. Yay.

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School Food Blooming Roll – 떡볶이 Yum

November 7, 2010 Gourmet, Korea No Comments

Justin and Tomimito took me to try School Food, a Korean chain that’s recently landed in Los Angeles. It was tasty.

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