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{los angeles} top 20 bites of 2012...
9 Jan 2013

Ohjoyeats_la_bites_2012With a new family member in tow, 2012 included a lot more casual dining as we attempted to keep meals on the quicker side whenever possible. But I certainly continued to snack {a lot!} and explore the range of foods that L.A. has to offer. Here are my Top 20 Bites of 2012 in Los Angeles {in no particular order}...


1. The Brown Bread and Brown Rice Green Tea ice cream from Scoops {more here}.
Photo by Bonnie Tsang.


2. Crispy Pork &and Shrimp Potstickers with Curry Aioli &and Sweet Soy Reduction from the Asian Cravings truck.


3. Twenty-course omakase from Sushi Nishi-ya.


4. An ice cream sandwich {made with cupcake tops!} from Sprinkles Ice Cream {more here}.
Photo by Bonnie Tsang.


5. Canelé from Proof Bakery.


6. Thai boat noodles (this dish is called "Yen Ta Fo") from Sapp Coffee Shop.


7. Lemon meringue pie from The Pie Hole {more here}Photo by Bonnie Tsang.


9. Chocolate Chunk cookie dough from FarmShop.


10. Firecracker Shrimp burrito from the Jogasaki Burrito truck.


11. Chocolate, Nutella, and Banana S'mores Bao from Take a Bao{more here}Photo by Bonnie Tsang.


12. Korean fried chicken wings from KyoChon.


13. Strawberry Shaved Ice with Blue Honey Boba drizzled with condensed milk from the Fluff Ice truck.


14. Tonkatsu ramen from Silver Lake Ramen.


15. Cornbread hushpuppies from L&E Oyster Bar.


16. Sopressato, pistachio, and shishito pepper pizza from Mother Dough.


17. Black sesame financier from Proof Bakery.


18. Mini lobster roll from Son of a Gun.


19. Sushi from Sushi Yuzu.


20. Lemon curd and lavender pop tart from C+M {more here}Photo by Bonnie Tsang. 

Enjoy! And, of course, you can see more food adventures in L.A. right here and see last year's Top 20 Bites in Los Angeles for 2011.

{Photos by Oh Joy, unless otherwise specified above.}



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