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  1. Openings
    What to Eat at Bamboo Izakaya, Open Today in Santa MonicaThe menu spans the gamut from sushi and kushiyagi to kitchen-driven dishes with Japanese and European influences.
  2. Leftovers
    Seoul Sausage Wins The Great Food Truck Race; $45 Tasting Menu EveryThe Korean sausage truck opens its brick and mortar this Saturday.
  3. Lunch
    What to Eat at Ozumo’s New Ramen LunchIt’s served 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily.
  4. Openings
    U-Sushi Brings Robotic Sushi to Beverly Hills TodayIt’s like Subway, but with sushi. And robots.
  5. Coming Soon
    Ozumo Owners Bringing Customizable Sushi Rolls to Beverly DriveCould U-Sushi become the Subway of sushi?
  6. Chef Shuffles
    Former Gonpachi and Cafe Del Rey Chef Coming to A Relaunching Custom HotelWill Joie de Vivre create demand for the isolated property?
  7. Deals
    Ozumo’s Now Doing a Sunday Prix Fixe
  8. Front of the House
    Ozumo Maître d’ Is a SuperheroDirector of hospitality Mel Collins recently apprehended a pickpocket and saved a man’s life.
  9. The Other Critics
    J. Gold Feels Back at Home at Huge Pastry Tree; Kuh Crashes Santa Monica PlaceWhile Jonathan Gold’s high school friends were at IHOP, he was taking the bus to Chinatown.
  10. Neighborhood Watch
    Paradise Lounge Gets Its Liquor License Back, a Cereal Restaurant Opens, andAlso, Ragazza’s now doing takeout.
  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. Slideshow
    First Look into Santa Monica Place, Finally Open FridayWith six new chef-driven restaurants and a load of rooftop dining options, the unveiling should be a game changer for the area.
  13. Empire Building
    Ozumo Owner Also Opening Sonoma Wine Garden at Santa Monica PlaceOutdoor space will figure prominently in Jeremy Umland’s new wine bar.
  14. Openings
    Where To Eat at The New Santa Monica Place, Open Late 2010These restaurants will open in the new Santa Monica Place.