Menya Tigre takes over former Menya Musashi space
By Kerry Slater
Los Angeles’ first curry ramen restaurant has come to Sawtelle Japantown.
As reported by Eater Los Angeles, Menya Tigre is up and running at the former Menya Musashi space at 2021 Sawtelle Boulevard, a restaurant that closed in the beginning of the pandemic. According to Eater, this is LA’s first curry ramen restaurant.
The noodle menu at Menya Tigre is pretty straight ahead: curry ramen made with chicken broth with house blend curry topped with chasu pork, bean sprouts, cabbage and green onion ($11.99); curry tsukemen with the same broth, bonito flavor, chasu pork, nori and lime ($10.99); and keema noodle “dry” curry ramen with pico de gallo, green onion, corn and shredded chilli peppers ($13.50). A soft-boiled egg, wild ear mushrooms, fried onion, fried garlic and corn can be added to any noodle dish for between 50 cents and $1.50 extra.
In addition to noodle dishes, various curry rices and rices bowls are available.
For appetizers, the restaurant offers fried chicken ($5.75), fried shrimp ($6.25), pork cutlet ($5.75), Takoyaki ($5.50), shishito peppers ($4.50), edamame ($3) and green salad ($3).
For more information visit https://www.tigre-la.com/.