5 years ago | Recipes
Orris chef-owner Hideo Yamashiro likes to call the small plates of food that are his favorite way to eat "little munchies." This recipe, for curry-infused shrimp tempura, is a popular item on the short but carefully selected menu. Yamashiro came u...
Q & A With Hideo Yamashiro, Part 2: The Importance of Cheese, Making People Happy + Why All It Takes is One Dish5 years ago | Interviews
In yesterday's first part of our interview with Hideo Yamashiro, the chef talked about fusion cuisine and his path from juggling knives at Benihana to pairing cheese and wine at Orris, his 6 year-old restaurant on Sawtelle Boulevard. In the second...
5 years ago | Interviews
Hideo Yamashiro, one of the first chefs to blend French and Japanese cuisine in Los Angeles, has been at his Westside bistro, Orris, for almost six years now. Japanese chefs working their way up the hierarchical ladder is more common than not, wit...
6 years ago | Best of L.A.
Leave the vegetarians and tight pants behind for birthday dinner at Manna. The Korean BBQ restaurant offers an all-you-can-eat meat fest for an outrageous 17 dollars every night of the week. The staff, accustomed to accomodating large parties, reg...
6 years ago | Bars
Cinco De Mayo is tomorrow, which means you better have a plan if you're hoping to head out to celebrate. On the holiday our city transforms into one big enchilada-eating, margarita-chugging party. Although sometimes confused with Mexico's Independ...
6 years ago | Cheap Eats
10. Cereal Perhaps because most children in America grew up eating Fruit Loops or Frosted Flakes, cereal is a popular stocked item in the cabinets of college apartments and dorm rooms. The colorful rainbows may transport subconsciously homesick st...