Musha Tokyo Cuisine - Santa Monica
Imagination is strongly encouraged at this super-trendy spot, where some new twists on traditional Japanese fare keep the sushi counter and dining room hopping nightly. Grilled steaks on the table hibachi, spicy tuna dip served with puffed rice crackers or maple crème brulee torched tableside are big hits. Tapas-sized portions make it easy to be experiment with new dishes. Wash it down with ice-cold sake and beer, and look for celebrities in the crowd.