Hours: 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Tue.-Sun., closed Mon.
The Spanish word tapas doesnt often show up on a Japanese restaurant menu, but One Bite isnt like any other restaurant. This tiny restaurant isnt a teppen-yaki steakhouse or a sushi joint. Its owner, Yokahama-born Erika Koike, has created her own version of an izakaya, which she likens to a Japanese tavern where patrons gather for drinks and a little bite of something. She quickly discovered that her customers preferred lots of bigger bites, too, so the menu ranges from starters to combo dinners that include salad and rice. The house specialties are tasty, particularly the pan-fried dumplings and the okonomi-yaki, a kind of fried flapjack made from a light batter, shredded cabbage and a variety of ingredients, topped with a malty Worcestershire-style sauce and a creamy mayonnaise concoction. And you havent lived until youve tasted a Cheese Bomb. — Charles Ferruzza
Payment Type: MasterCard, Visa, cash
Parking: Lot Available
Extra Info: reservations accepted for parties of 4 or more