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Ford’s Filling Station at LAX

24 Feb

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Just a quick note to say that the LAX food upgrade continues apace. Terminal 5 is turning into a secret superstar, especially to those of us who mostly just travel through Terminal 1 (Southwest).

In addition to Lemonade and Morimoto Skewers, now comes Culver City stalwart, Ford’s Filling Station. The place has a full bar and an abbreviated menu, but is quite a step up from the usual Brioche Dorre or Starbucks. The menu seems to be lacking the nose to tail cooking Ford’s is known for (for obvious reasons), but the food looks pretty decent. And paying $15 for dishes instead of the usual airport $10.50 isn’t too bad if the food is good. Just don’t expect it to be a substitute for the original Ford’s.

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Santouka – After Five Times I’ve Decided Santouka Is OK

6 Feb

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Now having an official Top Ten Ramen list, courtesy of JGold, I had the chance to revisit my first check on this list, Santouka. Strangely, this happened in Irvine, CA, in a hidden corner of the old Heritage Plaza near where Bullwinkle’s used to be (now it’s a Buffalo Wild Wings).

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Santouka – After Five Times I’ve Decided Santouka Is OK

6 Feb

20130204-071450.jpg
Now having an official Top Ten Ramen list, courtesy of JGold, I had the chance to revisit my first check on this list, Santouka. Strangely, this happened in Irvine, CA, in a hidden corner of the old Heritage Plaza near where Bullwinkle’s used to be (now it’s a Buffalo Wild Wings).

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