Wednesday, November 14


The Original Style noodles use a black pepper seasoning instead of the zero-to-six spiciness scale of most of the other dishes, making it a good choice for customers with a milder spice tolerance. (Linda Xu/Daily Bruin)

Restaurant review: Killer Noodle

Killer Noodle puts the heat on culinary daredevils. Tsujita has recently expanded its small empire on Sawtelle Boulevard with its newest restaurant, Killer Noodle, where customers can customize their ramen bowls according to spice level and type. Read more...

Photo: The Original Style noodles use a black pepper seasoning instead of the zero-to-six spiciness scale of most of the other dishes, making it a good choice for customers with a milder spice tolerance. (Linda Xu/Daily Bruin)

The Original Style noodles use a black pepper seasoning instead of the zero-to-six spiciness scale of most of the other dishes, making it a good choice for customers with a milder spice tolerance. (Linda Xu/Daily Bruin)

Alumnus Bryant Ng opened Cassia in Santa Monica in 2015 with a menu that incorporates Southeast Asian flavors as well as French influences. His pot au feu dish, a traditional one-pot French stew, incorporates the beef broth from Vietnamese pho as well as other Vietnamese flavors such as cinnamon. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

You are what you cook: Alum blends heritage, French styles in restaurant

Bryant Ng comes from a family of restaurateurs. The alumnus used to help out in the kitchen of his parents’ restaurant, Wok Way, washing dishes and peeling shrimp. Read more...

Photo: Alumnus Bryant Ng opened Cassia in Santa Monica in 2015 with a menu that incorporates Southeast Asian flavors as well as French influences. His pot au feu dish, a traditional one-pot French stew, incorporates the beef broth from Vietnamese pho as well as other Vietnamese flavors such as cinnamon. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

Alumnus Bryant Ng opened Cassia in Santa Monica in 2015 with a menu that incorporates Southeast Asian flavors as well as French influences. His pot au feu dish, a traditional one-pot French stew, incorporates the beef broth from Vietnamese pho as well as other Vietnamese flavors such as cinnamon. (Farida Saleh/Daily Bruin)

Ministry of Coffee, an Australia-based coffee shop, opened its first U.S. location in Westwood Village on Saturday. The shop will expand its menu Tuesday to include food items prepared by a full-service kitchen. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin)

Ministry of Coffee brings Australian drinks, food to Westwood Village

A new Australian coffee shop opened in Westwood Village on Saturday. Ministry of Coffee, located on Glendon Avenue, will also sell all-day breakfast and lunch. Manager Nicole Rodrigues said she thinks MOC is different from other coffee shops in Westwood because it roasts its coffee in-house and provides a full food menu. Read more...

Photo: Ministry of Coffee, an Australia-based coffee shop, opened its first U.S. location in Westwood Village on Saturday. The shop will expand its menu Tuesday to include food items prepared by a full-service kitchen. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin)

Ministry of Coffee, an Australia-based coffee shop, opened its first U.S. location in Westwood Village on Saturday. The shop will expand its menu Tuesday to include food items prepared by a full-service kitchen. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin)

Newly widowed Victoria (Tyne Daly) looks at a family photo album with her son Mason (Scott Kradolfer) while reminiscing about her late husband. (Courtesy of Chris Whitaker)

Theater review: ‘Chasing Mem’ries’

The beginning dialogues in “Chasing Mem’ries” feel a bit stale, much like the stuffy attic the play is set in. Directed by Josh Ravetch, “Chasing Mem’ries: A Different Kind of Musical” runs from Nov. Read more...

Photo: Newly widowed Victoria (Tyne Daly) looks at a family photo album with her son Mason (Scott Kradolfer) while reminiscing about her late husband. (Courtesy of Chris Whitaker)

Newly widowed Victoria (Tyne Daly) looks at a family photo album with her son Mason (Scott Kradolfer) while reminiscing about her late husband. (Courtesy of Chris Whitaker)

Conductor and UCLA doctoral candidate Maxim Kuzin rehearses with singer Will Collyer and pianist James Lent for “David’s Quilt,” an oratorio comprising 19 musical compositions that follow the life of the biblical King David, in collaboration with the Max Helfman Institute. (Eda Gokcebay/Daily Bruin)

Composers stitch together diverse musical styles on ‘David’s Quilt’

“David’s Quilt,” a 90-minute oratorio about the biblical King David, begins at the end of his story. As David lies dying, a woman shrouds him in a quilt to keep him warm as he recollects his accomplishments and experiences. Read more...

Photo: Conductor and UCLA doctoral candidate Maxim Kuzin rehearses with singer Will Collyer and pianist James Lent for “David’s Quilt,” an oratorio comprising 19 musical compositions that follow the life of the biblical King David, in collaboration with the Max Helfman Institute. (Eda Gokcebay/Daily Bruin)

Conductor and UCLA doctoral candidate Maxim Kuzin rehearses with singer Will Collyer and pianist James Lent for “David’s Quilt,” an oratorio comprising 19 musical compositions that follow the life of the biblical King David, in collaboration with the Max Helfman Institute. (Eda Gokcebay/Daily Bruin)

Beetle House, a pop-up restaurant in Hollywood, is inspired by gothic works such as the films of Tim Burton. Although the food is uninspired, the restaurant features life-sized sculptures of iconic characters like Oogie Boogie and Beetlejuice, and actors in costume that roam the space and engage with patrons. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Beetle House pop-up restaurant presents quirky atmosphere, subpar food

Beetle House combines the quirky and eccentric world of Tim Burton with the boozy, deep bass-thumping club vibe of Hollywood Boulevard. The gothic-themed pop-up restaurant takes inspiration from artistic works such as Burton’s films and the music of The Cure. Read more...

Photo: Beetle House, a pop-up restaurant in Hollywood, is inspired by gothic works such as the films of Tim Burton. Although the food is uninspired, the restaurant features life-sized sculptures of iconic characters like Oogie Boogie and Beetlejuice, and actors in costume that roam the space and engage with patrons. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)

Beetle House, a pop-up restaurant in Hollywood, is inspired by gothic works such as the films of Tim Burton. Although the food is uninspired, the restaurant features life-sized sculptures of iconic characters like Oogie Boogie and Beetlejuice, and actors in costume that roam the space and engage with patrons. (Hannah Burnett/Assistant Photo editor)


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