Schedules are always hard to mesh, so it was great to have a reunion of the Joy Luck Club at Daikokuya, especially with the ever-elusive, Rhino-wrestling tater.
The daikoku ramen ($8.50) swims in a rich broth with slices of kurobuta pork belly, a marinated boiled egg, bamboo shoots, bean sprouts, green onions, and sesame seeds.
Delicious, belly-warming, and good for the soul.
Then it was time to cool off at Yogurtland.
Here's my little bit of tartness with mochi and Fruity Pebbles. Total cost: $1.84.
As always, we laughed and laughed and laughed until we realized a bunch of people were patiently waiting for our table.
And only then did we leave.
Hmmmmm ramen. It'd be perfect for the weather here!ReplyDelete
You can't see me, but I'm doing my very best impression of your dear possum right now.ReplyDelete
i looove daikokuya! anna and i have to satisfy our ramen craving there every few weeks. i'm a total pig and have to get a combo.. the ramen + fried rice. DELISH.ReplyDelete
oh, we should have ordered the gyoza, too. next time :)ReplyDelete
life doesn't get much better than a reasonably-priced noodle soup and uber-cheap froyo.ReplyDelete
only 20 more months until we move back! :/
those fruity pebbles totally reminded me that the holidays are coming and that means CHRISTMAS CRUNCH will soon be available!!!!!!!!!ReplyDelete
so, so, so much fun. and i will NEVER stop laughing at the possum face. so scary!ReplyDelete
So I notice the 'curtains' outside the door and the ramen place I went to had that too. Is that a standard ramen place thing?ReplyDelete
Curtains are likely a coincidence...or a common way to hide a "B" health rating. ;)ReplyDelete
I swear I'm coming to LA for the WeezerMonkey culinary tour.ReplyDelete
I don't remember ramen looking that good. Yay for seeing the potato girl! ANd Yogurtland is my personal favorite, it's 1.5 miles away from my house.ReplyDelete
Oh my gosh...you only spend $1.84 at Yogurtland? I can't get out of there under $5! I pound the fro-yo though, which really packs it in :)ReplyDelete
It's my first time to comment - I just had to say that ramen looks so good! One of my favorite places to eat here in Orange County is Santouka in Mitsuwa. Nothing is better than milky broth and noodles (cept maybe tofu pot). I'm always so jealous of all your food on your blog! Makes me so hungry....ReplyDelete
Good point. I didn't look for the rating when I went. Ignorance is bliss.ReplyDelete