Enjoy Valentine’s Day Date Night Outdoors or At-Home with Love from Little Tokyo

Tsurumaru Udon’s at-home DIY Udon Kit for two (left). Heart-shaped vegan doughnuts from Donatsu (center). Shojin’s vegan Valentine’s Day special package (right). 
Photos provided courtesy of Go Little Tokyo.

Celebrate love this Valentine’s Day in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles with a variety of al fresco dining options and take-out meals from Little Tokyo restaurants. Whether planning a romantic dinner, Galentine’s celebration or date night at home, Little Tokyo offers the perfect opportunity to share a special moment with loved ones.
Little Tokyo’s many eateries offer diverse outdoor dining options along the historic First Street, where guests can dine under the romantic overhead lighting, perfect for a date night out. Treat that special someone to a patio dinner under the stars at Rakkan Ramen for an authentic Japanese ramen experience. Ootoro LA’s al fresco dining will continue the tradition of serving their exquisite sushi and sashimi dishes that are almost too beautiful to eat.
Tsurumaru Udon will be celebrating love all weekend long with do-it-yourself Valentine’s Day meal kits perfect for those interested in making delicious, fresh homemade Japanese udon from the comfort of their own home. Udon kits for two are $7.75 and available to order Thursday, February 11 – Sunday, February 14 at tsurumaruudon.com. Pair the udon with a delicious Valentine’s sushi box from Tamon Sushi featuring an arrangement of the restaurant’s signature dishes for two for $65 or Shojin’s vegan Valentine’s Day Special for a rosey night in with your loved one for $88 per person available Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14. Orders can be placed online at tamon-ten.com or at theshojin.com.
Add some sweetness to your Valentine’s Day celebration with heart-shaped, hand-crafted vegan doughnuts from Donatsu available to order on Saturday, February 13 and Sunday, February 14 or a box of manju from Little Tokyo’s beloved confectionery shop Fugetsu-Do. If you’re still looking for the perfect gift for your loved ones this Valentine’s Day, Popkiller’s B My Valentine collection offers stylish gifts everyone will love. For a limited time, buy two t-shirts and get a sale t-shirt free when you place an order online.
Restaurants and businesses in Little Tokyo remain committed to the health and wellness of the community and are open and implementing additional safety protocols. A number of convenient amenities including curbside, in-store pickup and takeaway dining options are being offered to make Valentine’s Day meals and shopping easier than ever. Visitors are encouraged to contact individual businesses for their guidelines. Face coverings are required when visiting Little Tokyo and all guests are encouraged to practice physical distancing. For more information, visit golittletokyo.com.  

Credit: Go Little Tokyo.

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