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Hawaiian transplants adore Aloha Cafe, where they say they can indulge in authentic, well-prepared Hawaiian fare specialties. The portions here are enormous, regulars say, definitely big enough for two people to share, even if both are hungry. Try the kalua pork, the loco moco, the French toast, the aloha breakfast, or the kal-B chicken. If you’re craving a Hawaiian specialty that’s not on the menu, don’t hesitate to ask: sometimes the staff can come through with a special order. In fact, many customers appreciate the friendly “aloha spirit” of the servers, who are known to go out of their way to make customers feel at home.
Aloha Cafe can get pretty busy and you might have a short wait for a table, but it’s usually not very long. Don't forget to get your parking validated before you leave!
The Lazy Ox Canteen serves New American fare with a global twist. Relying on produce and meats from local purveyors, the eatery adheres to a philosophy of "quality eating"; that is, approaching food preparation and meal time as something worth celebrating.
Regulars recommend the pig ear chicharrones, the caramelized cauliflower, the porcini risotto, and the seven-ounce Lazy Ox burger. For dessert, try the butterscotch budino or the rice pudding, both of which are popular. Pair your meal with one of the eatery's housemade "canteen wines," or opt for a draft beer or some sake. (Come during happy hour for the best deals.)
The Lazy Ox Canteen is open seven days a week. Don't miss the restaurant's popular weekend brunch!
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Four Leaf specializes in Japanese crepes, which combine the traditional French food with Japanese ingredients like sweetened taro paste, green tea ice cream, mochi, and red bean paste. Enjoy sweet or savory crepes, including meat and vegetarian options. If you’re in the mood for a sweet crepe, try the popular I Never Drink Wine, the Garden of Eden, the berry parfait, or the sweet velvet. Savory crepes include the Green Heel Lady, the Smoking Bird, the caprese, the My County Fair, the Corny Tuna, or the Moody Cow.
Four Leaf also serves a variety of tea and coffee drinks. Customer favorites include chrysanthemum tea, osmanthus tea, and Thai iced tea. While the crepes here are said to be tasty, regulars admit that seating at Four Leaf is limited, and parking in the area can be hard to find, so make sure you allow some extra time.
318 E. 2nd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Located on the site of the former Far East Cafe, Far Bar is popular for its food, atmosphere, and low prices. The Far East Building in which Far Bar is located is an historic site, bringing all the charm of Little Tokyo’s past to this trendy, modern cafe.
Regulars highly rank the wasabi fries, the Far Bar burger, the Sapporo-beer-braised beef short rib tacos, and the Ming's wings. The Far Bar also offers an impressive selection of Japanese beers, as well as a number of different whiskeys. Popular beers here include the Tokyo black porter and the Hitachino sweet stout. Sip one of Far Bar’s craft cocktails, if you prefer. Customers recommend the Forest Fire, the Godzilla!, the Pink Lemon Drop, and the Hypnotist. Bacon lovers, however, should try the bacon-garnished Old Fashioned.
On a nice day, enjoy your drinks and food on the patio.
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The Kogi Korean Taco food truck is an LA icon, and as the classic Korean tacos grew in popularity, the Kogi family decided to debut Kogi Taqueria, which is permanently located on Overland Avenue. Here, you'll find a menu that combines great new items along with Kogi food truck classics.
Enjoy a timeless Kogi-style short rib, spicy pork, chicken or tofu taco or burrito, or some classic Taqueria-style carne asada, carnitas, or pollo asada. Other Kogi delicacies include quesadillas, Korean spiced fries, the Kogi Dog, Korean hot wings, and so much more. All of these dishes have one thing in common, and that’s flavor. Whether you’re looking to grab something quick and delicious for lunch, dinner, snacks, or to satisfy those late-night cravings, you’ll be back time and time again for some Kogi Korean tacos.
Visit Kogi Taqueria’s website for the full menu, hours, and location.
3500 Overland Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90034