Originally inspired by the pubs of feudal Japan, Kushi Izakaya is thankfully bending its adherence to tradition by releasing the Kushi Moto food truck, despite historical records showing that in the 15th century, food trucks were a phenomenon strictly limited to LA
They grab all their ingredients fresh from the restaurant every morning, but the rolls are actually sliced and constructed on the truck, and'll include daily specials like a spicy California w/ fresh lump crabmeat & jalapeño, and braised pork belly w/ kaiware sprouts. And then there's Japanese street food "donburi": six styles of rice bowls like chicken oyako with egg & onion, shrimp tempura tossed with sweet & spicy chili-mayo sauce, and the salmon/roe/scallions Ocean’s, which is an 11
Oh, and you should totally get them to cater your next party, as the the guy running the whole operation used to be a catering chef, and -- like a food truck historian focusing on the late Edo Period -- would very much like to revisit the past.
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