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  1. Deals
    Five-Dollar Ramen at DaikokuyaAnd you thought the line was already an endurance test!
  2. L.A. Diet
    Chef Jeremy Fox Has a Salad Habit, Prefers Diners to Trendy Restaurants“I’ve never really been into salads. I grew up on fast food, but I’m 36 now, and it doesn’t make me feel so good anymore.”
  3. Temporary Closings
    Downtown’s Daikokuya Closing Next Week For Ten DaysThis must be the quickest way to get L.A. foodies in a snit.
  4. L.A. Diet
    Writer Joel Stein Eats Asian Sloppy Joes, Makes David Chang’s Brussels“I don’t particularly like fries, which makes me a freak. I’m not grossed out by them, I just don’t appreciate them the other way people do.”
  5. Openings
    Could Shin Sen Gumi Loosen Daikokuya’s Hold on Downtown?Early praise comes in for the customizable menu, pig ears, and house-made noodles.
  6. Foodienomics
    Daikokuya Owners Agree to Pay $144,721 in Back WagesBishamon Group Restaurants gets busted for denying workers overtime.
  7. Empire Building
    Daikokuya Owners Opening Yakiniku Restaurant in DowntownThe Japanese grilling concept plans an opening this fall in Little Tokyo.
  8. Neighborhood Watch
    Marcel Vigneron Enters The Sherbourne; Dan Moody Pops Up at Scoops WestsideAlready, the television toque is arguing about an opening date with partner Darren Dzienciol.
  9. Neighborhood Watch
    Brandon Boudet Buys Tom Bergin’s; Robata Jinya Landing in West L.A.Fortunately, the iconic Irish bar is getting a touch-up, but the well-loved decor is staying put.
  10. Neighborhood Watch
    Fonuts Takes Kiss My Bundt Space; Week-Long IPA Fest at Naja’s PlaceRare and prized hoppy beers will dominate The South Bay starting this Thursday.
  11. The Other Critics
    GQ Jumps On The L.A. Love Train; Gold Gets Offended by Santa Monica PlaceElsewhere, S. Irene Virbila and L.A. mag both lose it over Waterloo & City’s shepard’s pie.
  12. Superlatives
    What Does Jonathan Gold Want You to Try Before You Die?The L.A. Weekly will publish a new food issue this week.