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February 6, 2009 2

Shaherzad Royal Persian Cuisine (Westwood)

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We went to Little Persia on Westwood Blvd to try some Persian/Iranian food which I’m not familiar with. We wanted a not-so-heavy lunch and I was attracted by the rice menu at Shaherzad. House Rice Specials ($13), in which you can choose either Lamb Shank or Chicken. I chose: Rice Mixed with orange peels, pistachios, […]

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December 3, 2008 3

John O’Groats (West LA)

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We went to John O’ Groats for breakfast, a popular local favorite. Their menu is traditional heavy hearty diner food in huge portion. The Pumpkin Pancake sounded good but I can never eat more than one piece. They let me order just one piece, perfect!

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November 26, 2008 4

BiMi Restaurant (Brentwood)

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We tried another fairly new restaurant on the westside – a Japanese izakaya/sushi bar called BiMi. The Asian Tapas sign and the quoted disclaimer came off a little cheesy for me. The sushi chef was from Matsuhisa, but BiMi is much more affordable. Sushi are generally $6-7 for each order. We were one of the […]

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July 8, 2008 6

Nanbankan (West LA)

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This long time westside Japanese Yakitori (Chicken Skewer) place resides in a building that’s under construction now so it’s a bit hard to find the entrance. The big menu plus the chalkboard specials offer more obscure meat parts than other Yakitori places I’ve been to. I can’t keep track what I ordered (caption and photos […]

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February 11, 2008 6

Wakasan (West LA)

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Since our last visit, the prix-fix menu has gone from $30 to $35 (a new year adjustment?). There’re many similar dishes Pretty Cold Sake jar. This time one of the cold courses has Geoduck and Fish Eggs (very crispy, yellow kind). Salmon with Beer Jelly I think I heard it right, the pretty jewel jelly […]

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