There's traditional, and then there's the Los Angeles spin... Infused with a healthy dose of sunshine and a collision of cultural influences, these restaurants are all Asian in inspiration but set themselves apart with a distinctly SoCali flair!
The Soon Tofu is certainly the way to go here but all of the appetizers are also delicious! If you ask nicely they'll let you BYO if you leave the receipt on the table!
With delicious spicy curry, fried chicken pasta and a great happy hour, this crowded little spot is great for a quick bite or a late night dinner.
Great anytime, but especially late night after a cocktail at Harvard & Stone, Ruen Pair is the perfect 3AM Pad Thai & Thom Kha!
The king of tuna tartar... Chef Tachibe does Japanese fusion great honors at this Beverly Hills eatery. They also have a ton of great exclusive dinners here which you can easily find on their twitter!
If you're looking for a fantastic view and delicious food, this is absolutely a must do on a trip to LA. Chef Brock Kleweno takes his love of true Pan-Asian Fusion to extreme heights with an eclectic yet sophisticated menu. Be sure to try some of his more inspired dishes like the Spicy Yellowtail with Toasted Macadamia!
Their table-side Tofu is incredible and well worth the wait. You can totally call in reservations as well.
Roy Choi hits it out of the park with his street food rice bowls at Chego... and be sure to save room for dessert!
Chef Jordan Kahn is a genius when it comes to plating masterpieces and each dish is more gorgeous than the last!
Anything on their menu dripping in delicious pork belly is totally worth ordering, plus they have an excellent beer list.
If you were on a quest for amazing Thai street food, look no further! Night+Market serves authentically spicy bites that are sure to please any taste buds.
Death by Duck is easily one of the best snack foods in Los Angeles and paired with a hand picked beer sampler this is one of the greatest bars in LA.
Classic Okonomiyaki straight out of Tokyo, these Japanese "Pancakes" serve up a deliciously savory surprise in each bite!
Chef Roy Choi brings his elevated street food to the next level with this Island influenced fare in a fantastic setting!