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Famima in Torrance

Dean | Apr 22, 2006 08:40 PM

Anyone else been here? I think it's a fairly new Japanese convenience store/restaraunt hybrid. Me and my wife tried their sushi and thought it was really great- we had the salmon rolls and the spicy tuna rolls, and came out preferring the spicy tuna although both were tasty. Also, we tried their chicken crustini just to have something different, and it was pretty good, basically toasty ravioli with creamy filling.

We didn't try everything but a bunch of stuff caught our eye. Next time we want to try their decadent looking banana/pancake/chocolate/whip cream dessert thing, which looked delicious but since we are both trying to lose weight right now we had to pass on those (was very difficult!). Also next time I might try some of those Japanese coffees in a can, and some kind of Japanese chocolate biscuits called "Pocky".

Anyway, we will definitely be going back there. Anyone else like the place, or have other recommendations to try for a couple who are pretty new to Japanese foods? (outside of standard sushi and California roll stuff that can be found in most grocery stores)

Most importantly, has anyone ever tried the banana chocolate pancake thingy?

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