Torihei – Torrance, CA

After a rather impressive showing at Kokekokko sent me into full blown yakitori hysteria, I found myself at Torihei just a few nights later for more skewered meats. The South Bay in general is a hotbed for Japanese food that certainly rivals both Little Tokyo and Little Osaka (Sawtelle) in Los Angeles.
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Maruhide Uni Club (Torrance, CA)

The gears in my head started turning the instant I heard about Maruhide Uni Club in Torrance. An entire restaurant specializing in all things uni, you say? Sign me up! Fortunately, it's not a real club, so there's no need to be a member or pay dues to eat there.
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