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Microbiotic places in Southern CA? Is M Cafe de Chaya the best? or their Tuna Burger?

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P 28 od LA Times restaurant issue : 6/ 18/6.

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  1. I the term is macrobiotic, but oh well. Yep, it's a really good place and the only fully macrobiotic place i know of in LA. i love their bento boxes for take out. i also liked their version of a muffaletta when i tried it.

    1. they have amazing bibimbap as well and miso soup. and the tuna burger is awesome. the muffaleta is great as well as the other sandwiches. i think its great. you can google macrobiotic los angeles and see what you come up with???

      1. I have to second the the praise, especially about the bento boxes. I was just there again over the weekend and took a picture of the one I ate: http://www.flickr.com/photos/shibui/2... . (Ignore my photographic inability: that's why I have a new camera with a preset called "food"!)

        1. A Votre Sante in Brentwood integrates many macrobiotic principles, and there are fully macrobiotic dishes available. The food there is good, light and refreshing though still satisfying.

          1. the tuna burger is the only reason to go.

              1. Sorry for spelling. Meant Macro

                1. M Cafe calls itself macrobiotic, but it serves a lot of foods that are actually shunned on a macrobiotic diet, such as sweet potatoes, tomatoes, avocado, peppers, French fries (with organic potatoes, big deal). Apart from the fact that the restaurant isn't really macrobiotic, I just don't think it's that good (or that healthy) and I think it's really overpriced for what it is. Inaka, on La Brea, is a real macrobiotic restaurant and although it has a much narrower menu than M Cafe, I think the food is much better (and much more authentically macrobiotic).