The Spaniards have tapas, the Brits have their pubs with fish and chips, and the Japanese have izakaya. These restaurants specialize in tasty tidbits (Musha, a Santa Monica restaurant that came highly recommended by former Tokyo denizens. Small plates of slow roasted pork with sweet potatoes and egg, japanese pizza-omelettes, and japanese gourd dip all made for a memorable meal.
Musha: 424 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, 310.576.6330
*Since I don’t want to clog up blogging.la with the many photos I took, if you’re interested if checking out the tasty plates more closely, take a detour over this way.