Dinner at Anajak is a full-blown party. Tables are set up in the alleyway and covered in white cloth, R&B blasts from the speakers, and at the center of it all is Justin Pichetrungsi - the current chef and owner putting on a show for the lucky people who scored a ticket to his 14-course Thai omakase. The 40-year-old Sherman Oaks restaurant also has a great a la carte menu, filled with Thai fried chicken, Northern-style meatballs, and a creamy curry custard that tastes like a spicy dessert, plus an excellent wine program curated by the chef himself. The whole experience feels like a mix of magic show, fine dining, and wedding reception with your rowdiest family members - and now’s the time to go.
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