Yuko Kitchen | Mid-Wilshire Los Angeles, CA

i went on a small vacation to cali recently before my new job starts. perfect weather, GREAT food, smell of the ocean, a few awesome friends, cali’s always a perfect getaway. if you follow my instagram, you probably saw i ate SO MUCH during this trip. so i will be sharing some of the places i visited in the next @*&#@* posts.

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we didnt have a car the 1st day we were in LA, so we went to yuko kitchen for lunch mainly because it’s walking distance to where we stayed. it’s a ‘japanese’ fusion ‘lunch’ ‘sandwich’ spot serving relatively healthy options.

we got there pretty early since we werent adjusted to west coast time yet. it does get very busy during lunch time.

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the restaurant is relatively small, but they have some outdoor seatings.
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water bottles flavored with fresh fruits and herbs
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left: their bubble teas werent too good. if you had to get one, get the green tea one.
right: matcha filling cookie
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hmmm, mint and strawberry water. i should do this at home
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it’s 40 degrees back home in boston, heheheheh.
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Garlic Shrimp Rice Bowl
Garlic Butter Shrimp over Rice, Green Salad with Zuchini and Cherry Tomato.
tasty, refreshing, huge portion, beautiful colors.
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Chicken Plate
Teriyaki Chicken & Rice, 4p Spicy Salmon Roll, Salad, a Shot of tomato Soup and cookies with matcha cream.
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Spicy Salmon Rice Cake
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although i wouldnt considered yuko kitchen a designated food spot, it would be a great lunch option if i worked in the area. fresh ingredients, tasty food, and relatively healthy, not to mention friendly service and nice ambience.
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Yuko Kitchen

5484 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Neighborhood: Mid-Wilshire

(323) 933-4020
yukokitchen.com

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9 thoughts on “Yuko Kitchen | Mid-Wilshire Los Angeles, CA

  1. Interesting combination in that Garlic butter, Shrimp & Rice with the salad ingredients. Looks rather yummy to me (and nice to see some greens on the plate).

  2. Thanks for virtually taking us there… looks and sounds awesome. I enjoy your blog, living vicariously through it. And the photos are spectacular. I can’t take good food photos to save my arse.

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