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wongman Feb 6, 2008 10:12 AM

Any suggestions for places w/ good lunch specials? Doesn't have to be sushi. And not Miyako or Sushi Karen or Yokohama.

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    Obessed RE: wongman Feb 6, 2008 10:24 AM

    Beacon

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      wongman RE: Obessed Feb 6, 2008 01:17 PM

      Word on Beacon. Good recc. Thanks.

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      New Trial RE: wongman Feb 6, 2008 10:38 AM

      Try K-Zo next to Trader Joe's on Culver.

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        potofood RE: wongman Feb 6, 2008 11:01 AM

        If your looking for casual Mitsuka (sp) Market on Centinela and Venice blvd has a food court.

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          Ciao Bob RE: potofood Feb 6, 2008 11:24 AM

          Matsuwa Market, Santouka Ramen, yummy!

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            slacker RE: Ciao Bob Feb 6, 2008 11:58 AM

            One more try: Mitsuwa. :)

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            NAspy RE: potofood Feb 6, 2008 06:35 PM

            Very good, but most definitely not in Culver City. Closer to Santa Monica.

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            slacker RE: wongman Feb 6, 2008 12:07 PM

            High end expensive and awsome sushi: Sushi Zo.

            Kaizuka on Culver: rolls and the like, also typical cooked items.
            Sushi Mashiko on Jefferson in the Ralph's shopping center: go for the cooked items, I didn't care for their raw fish even tho lots of people go there for sushi all the time.
            Sakura on Centinela: haven't been myself, but I think it's gotten some good reviews here.
            Sushi Academy on Centinela if they are still doing the sushi lunches.

            Definitely agree /w the Santouka rec.

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              PandanExpress RE: slacker Feb 6, 2008 03:34 PM

              Is the Sushi Academy still on Centinela? I thought it moved somewhere? Or did it move to that location?

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                westsidegal RE: PandanExpress Feb 6, 2008 08:28 PM

                they're not on centinela near short any more.

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                  slacker RE: PandanExpress Feb 7, 2008 10:51 AM

                  Looks like they've moved to Robertson, near National.

                  http://www.sushi-academy.com/pages/wh...

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                potofood RE: wongman Feb 6, 2008 12:25 PM

                I love Sakura on Centinela.So fresh.The seared Ono --you must try.Don't think they are open for lunch.

                1. tatertotsrock RE: wongman Feb 6, 2008 06:48 PM

                  K-ZO
                  is amazingly good!

                  http://www.k-zo.com/

                  Enjoy!

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