Nishi Poke & Ramen Bistro Does Both Ramen and Build-Your-Own Poke in Buena Park

Edwin Goei • OC Weekly • April 24, 2019
Slurp! Photo by Morgan Edwards I first encountered Nishi Poke & Ramen Bistro two years ago in LA—well, really, it was Rancho Park, a neighborhood I can honestly say I’d never heard of. A friend told me about the eatery, and I was immediately...
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