Chefs at Raku concoct authentic Asian dishes in traditional Korean and Japanese style, served on rough-hewn wooden tables lit by elegantly patterned paper lanterns. House specialty tonkatsu, pan-fried crispy pork loin, graces the menu with its unrepentant tanning habits ($8.95). Traditional Japanese-style ramen comes in a variety of soothing favorites, with combinations such as soy-based broth, peas, ramen, and tender pork ($7.95). Asian favorites such as steamed pork-belly buns draped with hoisin sauce ($3.95) or hearty donburi dishes mingling meat, vegetables, and rice ($6.95+) sate the secret desires of shy palates, and imported Asahi beer cascades from its cold draft. Raku is open until midnight on Sunday–Thursday and until 1 a.m. on Friday and Saturday nights for extended gatherings of friends, family, and lukewarm coworkers.
Lasers slice through the air as karaoke singers belt out ballads at Tofu Village Korean BBQ, where private karaoke rooms host up to 30 guests at a time. Take a break from the singing to munch on housemade tofu served in Korean dishes such as the fiery yukgaejang soup.
Korean tacos are a wildly popular fusion dish on the West Coast, which explains why many of Blossom Tree’s tacos exhibit a distinctly Californian influence. Complement your grilled shrimp taco with an exotic beverage such as brown-rice green tea.
At Hae Woon Dae Restaurant, barbecue beef is at the center of almost any meal—you can even cook the short ribs at your own tableside grill. Still, it would be a crime to overlook an endless menu of sides that includes lettuce wraps, sauces, soups, and veggies.
Fun Forest houses everything one would expect of an indoor play center: playgrounds and obstacle courses, themed party rooms, and inflatables for both kids and adults of all ages. But it?s the unexpected that makes the place unique. And while kids have fun playing or partying in rooms with princess or The Incredibles themes, parents can squeeze in a workout exponentially more effective than somersaulting around a waiting area.
Zuma's extensive Highland and Toco Hill menus showcase a plethora of traditional and innovative sushi rolls, sashimi, and nigiri, made from the freshest ocean-plucked fish available. Lounge at the Highland spot with an order of lobster tempura ($14.50) for a crunchy accompaniment to the ihi pokki, boasting yellowfin tuna that hangs out with a spicy free-wheelin' crowd of sriracha and scallions ($7.50). Poultry enthusiasts at the Toco Hill eatery can enjoy the deep-fried confines of the chicken katsu ($11.50), and maki lovers can watch the scallop and mayo explosion of the Super Volcano roll ($14) from the safety of their magma-proof chairs. With its cold noodles and delectable dipping sauce, the zaru soba ($5.95) sates Far East pasta pangs.