#87. Beef Teriyaki Bowl, Teriyami
Teriyaki bowls stopped being Japanese decades ago in Southern California, and the culture that best appropriated it are Mexicans. But Koreans are muscling in to the scene as well, and they do it best at Teriyami, hidden next to a Stater Brothers in Tustin. What does Taco Man have to do with Teriyami? Nothing--no photo for it at the moment. I'll tell you why after the jump!
It's in the cooking--thinner than usual, fattier than usual--with sauces reeking of garlic and ginger. I can go on, but there's a UCLA commencement speech I have to write...
Teriyami, 14215 Red Hill Ave., Tustin, (714) 832-3323.
Previous entries in this list:
#100. Jerk Carnitas Torta at The Crosby
#99. Nem Nuong Cuon at Brodard
#98. Pork Chop Anything at Nice Time Deli
#97. Flying Saucer at Alberto's
#96. Frozen Custard at Marc Burger's in Macy's Signature Kitchen
#95. Collard Greens at Johnny Reb's
#94. Strawberry Shortcake from Job's Daughters
#93. Cuban Sandwich at DeSimone's Deli
#92. Lamb with Preserved Cabbage at Mas Islamic Chinese
#91. Baked Rice at Luc Dinh Ky
#90. Beans on Toast at The Olde Ship
#89. Midnight Al Pastor Burrito or Taco at Taqueria Tapatia
#88. Budino di Cioccolato, Pizzeria Ortica