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SAIDO’s VEGAN WAY in Los Angeles

Saido, a vegan restaurant in Tokyo, is holding an event SAIDO’S VEGAN WAY in JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles, which last from Friday, January 6th, 2023 to Sunday, January 15th, 2023.

As reported on January 7, 2023, the reservation for a maximum of 1000 people was sold out within 30 hours after the event’s official announcement with more than 2000 people waiting for a cancellation.

Highly Appreciated by Customers!

The 3 days of the event are over and got 4.8 points from a maximum of 5 points in customer satisfaction level! Even though the event takes place in Los Angeles, there are customers from far away, such as Switzerland, New York (east coast of the US), San Fransisco, and Seattle (west coast of the US), and more. Proofing that this event overcame the limitations of distance.

With customers from Switzerland

Customers that were visiting Saido restaurant in Tokyo then made a visit to Saido’s POP UP event in Japan House LA

In the survey, the satisfaction level for ramen, yakitori, and the eel was particularly high. Some answers to the survey are as follows.

“I’ve heard about Saido and wanted to make a visit to the restaurant once, but I couldn’t make it due to the pandemic. I’m very happy to be able to have Saido’s foods here in the US”

“The concept that drinking all the (tomato-based) ramen soup is good for your health is wonderful”

“The foods using traditional Japanese techniques without using Beyond Meat or Impossible Meat and it is very cool”

“I’m very excited about the taste that changes the image of vegan cuisine”

“When I ask what each dish is made from, such as yakitori and eel, they said “it’s a secret”, it’s mysterious and very good.”

Dinner course at SAIDO’s VEGAN WAY

Last 3 Days

After the first half of the event, Chef Kusumoto said that “We have just finished the first half, but we are very surprised by the response that exceeded our expectations. We will do our best to give customers an even better evaluation of the second half by reviewing the questionnaire and customer feedback. I will do my best.”

Saido’s Manager, Mrs. Goto said, “I am truly grateful that many people have praised what we have done so far as Saido and I will do my best”.

The last 3 days of the event is held from Thursday, January 12th, 2023 to Sunday, January 15th, 2023.

Los Angeles is a hotspot for Happy Cow (full vegan restaurants only)




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Chef Kusumoto of Vegan Restaurant Saido is well-versed in food diversity, from vegan and gluten-free to halal and kosher. He is a specialist in presenting Japanese cuisine worldwide and has received high praise internationally. This time, Chef Kusumoto’s masterpiece is being shown at lunch and dinner by reservation only.


Time: 11:30 am- 1:30 pm
Price: $30 (excluding tax and tips)

Reserve Lunch


Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Price: $70 (excluding tax and tips)

Reserve Dinner

*Drinks can be ordered on-site.

See Also

Donko Shiitake Mushroom Noodles, The New Vegan Lunch Meals From Saido! (Jiyugaoka, Tokyo)

Shiitake “Yukikessho”, An Extremely Rare Mushroom Appears On The Dinner Course Of Vegan Restaurant SAIDO