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Kimukatsu is famous in Japan for their pork cutlets, and now they’re an essential meal on Sawtelle.
Anzu is a tiny window just off Sawtelle where you should be going for excellent Japanese fried chicken.
If you’re looking for bar food on Sawtelle, Furaibo - a dark, rowdy Izakaya - is a good option.
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Santa Monica’s KazuNori is a hand roll-only sushi option from the people behind Sugarfish. Expect the same quality without the crazy wait.
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Sawtelle’s Tsujita does the best tsukemen-style ramen this side of the Pacific and some of the best overall ramen in Los Angeles.
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