Jay Weston: Yamashiro, the Very Romantic Hollywood Restaurant!
Huffington Post - over 3 years
The very ornate entrance to Yamashiro
The dinner invitation was intriguing... to attend a special Caribbean dinner cooked by a guest chef, the Haitian-borne woman Manouschka Guerrier, who had impressed me on her TV stint as "The Private Chef." Where? At YAMASHIRO (1999 N. Sycamore Ave., 323-466-5125, just east of La Brea on Franklin Ave. near the Hollywood Bowl.). Yamashiro, oh my, I had not been here since writing about it some nine years ago while attending the wedding there of its then-general manager, Andy Ulloa. His mother Jane and stepfather, Tom Glover, who own Yamashiro and its adjoining property, the Magic Castle, are old friends of mine. Yes, I would happily attend. What I discovered compels me to write about it so now my readers can also enjoy the pleasures of one of the most delightful, romantic venues anywhere in this city.
Guest chef Manouschka and Exec Chef Brock at my dinner
Yamashiro owners Jane and Tom Glover, old friends of the author
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