Stories about Hayato

101 Best Restaurants: 15 dining destinations in downtown Los Angeles

Patricia Escárcega, Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • February 7, 2020

restaurants made the cut, ranging from food stalls at bustling Grand Central Market to the serene, ultra-luxe kaiseki spot Hayato at the Row. Here’s the complete downtown list. 5. Sonoratown Sonoratown is Jennifer Feltham and Teodoro Diaz-Rodriguez’s culinary

. Hayato The latest world-class dining experience in Los Angeles is a signless, seven-seat restaurant, all but anonymous among the concrete gorges of the Row DTLA complex. For three hours, aided by a few chefs who dash in and out of sight, Brandon Hayato Go

Sonoratown    Orsa & Winston    Bar Amá    Bäco Mercat    Hayato    Bavel    Rossoblu    Grand Central Market    Bon Temps    Bestia    Broken Spanish    Shibumi    Q    Nightshade    The Exchange    Little Sister    Badmaash   

L.A.’s 15 best dishes of 2019

Bill Addison, Patricia Escárcega • Los Angeles Times • December 26, 2019

two (magnificent) ways. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times) Maze gohan, Hayato After sushi, sashimi, dashi, hot pot, tempura and other seasonal rhapsodies, the final savory course at Brandon Hayato Go’s seven-seat restaurant is always maze gohan, or

tea, and you can — and will — opt in for seconds — and maybe thirds. My dinners at Hayato were some of my most extraordinary meals in recent years; I find myself thinking about the rice course more than any other, partly due to its frank deliciousness

Colapasta    Kra Z Kai's BBQ    La Diosa de los Moles    Nightshade    Spoon & Pork    Tacos y Birria La Unica    Bulgarini Gelateria    Tacos 1986    Yang's Kitchen    Spoon By H 7158 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles    Pasjoli    Porridge + Puffs    Bon Temps    Hayato    Fiona   

Welcome these newcomers to 2019's 101 Best Restaurants in Los Angeles list

Bill Addison, Patricia Escárcega • Los Angeles Times • December 11, 2019

Moroccan chermoula. — P.I.E. 8532 Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, (424) 302-0225, hasibarestaurant.com The classic hummus at Hasiba, a hummusiya and pita restaurant in Los Angeles’ Pico-Robertson neighborhood. (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times) Hayato (8) The

latest world-class dining experience in Los Angeles is a signless, seven-seat restaurant, all but anonymous among the concrete gorges of the Row DTLA complex. Brandon Hayato Go pulls inspiration from the canonical structure of kaiseki, emphasizing a blur

Alta Adams 5359 W Adams Blvd, Los Angeles    Angler    Apey Kade    The Arther J    Auburn    Birdie G's    Bon Temps    Burritos La Palma    Chaak Kitchen    Dear John's    La Diosa de los Moles    Hasiba    Hayato    Joy    Konbi    Northern Thai Food Club    Nightshade    Pizzana    Playa Amor    Spoon By H 7158 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles    Taste of Tehran    X'Tiosu Kitchen    Yours Truly   

The glories of pan-fried jeon await in Koreatown

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • October 2, 2021

Impression will prepare a special menu for the Oct. 16 event at Paramount Pictures Studios. Jenn Harris fills us in. — On “The Times” podcast, Gustavo Arellano discusses L.A.’s ever-evolving deli culture. Hayato, run by Brandon Go, received a second Michelin

Review: Good luck scoring reservations at Hayato, a tiny tasting-menu wonder

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • April 11, 2019

Brandon Hayato Go reaches over the counter of his seven-seat restaurant, Hayato, and sets down a lidded, black-lacquered bowl in front of each diner. I lift the covering off mine and inhale sea air. It holds ichiban dashi, a cloudless broth rippling

the right savor within mere seconds of steeping. Dungeness crab suimono at Hayato. (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times) At his debut restaurant, Go achieves glory with something as subtle as broth, and with a procession of other exquisite ingredients

Eight great Japanese restaurants from The Los Angeles Times' 101 list: 2020 edition

Bill Addison, Patricia Escárcega • Los Angeles Times • December 21, 2020

chefs shifted to elaborate boxed meals to feed their customers, Brandon Hayato Go had already set an impossible standard: His $52 bentos, arranged with 16 bite-size components and enough rice to leave you full but not overstuffed, distill his gifts for

detail and contrast and balance packed into a simple blond-wood container. Ordering Hayato’s bento is a competitive sport. Reservations go live at 10 a.m. on the first day of every month; Go makes about 70 bentos a week to be picked up on Saturdays or

Best L.A. takeout for coronavirus quarantine, per our critic

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • March 24, 2020

Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, (213) 908-5313, porridgeandpuffs.com The staff prepares takeout orders at Porridge + Puffs. (Bill Addison / Los Angeles Times) Hainan chicken, Cluck2Go Brandon Hayato Go mentioned this place when we were emailing about the

temporary closure of his Row DTLA restaurant, Hayato. Off I went to Rowland Heights for Singaporean-style Hainan chicken, one of the most soothing dishes on the planet. Owner Qi Yang and his daughter Jenny Yang use fresh, locally raised chickens poached with

Kobee Factory    Cluck2Go    Pasjoli    Dialogue    Iki Ramen    Dulan's on Crenshaw    Hail Mary Pizza    Porridge + Puffs   

Should restaurant reviews have star ratings? Our critics face off

Bill Addison, Patricia Escárcega • Los Angeles Times • May 16, 2019

Hayato, a seven-seat sanctuary that serves $200-per-person multi-course dinners inspired by Japanese kaiseki traditions. I’ve been a restaurant critic for 17 years; I assigned stars as part of my job for a dozen of those years, and I preferred a five-star

carnitas within L.A.’s universe of Mexican restaurants, these are, to the best of my knowledge, the ultimate. Hayato serves the most exhilarating, mind-expanding tasting menu I’ve experienced so far in Los Angeles. I’d be tempted to hand the restaurant five

Newsletter: The best thing our restaurant critic ate this summer

Patricia Escárcega • Los Angeles Times • September 14, 2019

cooking is frequently fun and delicious, with Wonka-esque conversation pieces like a pizza slice fashioned out of meringue and a crisp turbo wing laminated in teriyaki sauce. Hayato, Brandon Hayato Go’s seven-seat omakase restaurant at the Row DTLA, is

What rings true and false for Los Angeles in Michelin's new California guide

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • June 4, 2019

Nakayama, Hayato’s Brandon Hayato Go, Kato’s Jon Yao, Shibumi’s David Schlosser and Carlos Salgado of Taco María in Costa Mesa (to name a handful of my own favorites) — then its existence can serve a worthwhile purpose. It gives the chefs for whom Michelin