How about we explore Little Tokyo together?!? From temples to gardens, and quirky little shops, it's a great place to spend the afternoon. And, we can always end the day at The Far Bar. It's a cool bar that's actually situated in an alley.
Check it out: http://littletokyola.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=33&Itemid=63&lang=en
The Far Bar: http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-far-bar-los-angeles-2
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Okay, I didn't get any feed back, but this place was highly recommended, usually no line/wait, cheap/reasonable pricing, and it's in an area with parking, Honda Plaza.
Meet at Men Oh Tokushima Ramen at 12 noon:
456 E 2nd St
Los Angeles, CA 90012
1.) Walk over to the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (free admission/ location of the James Irvin Botanical Garden)
2.) Walk through Japanese Village Plaza Mall
4.) Kinokuniya Bookstore?
5.) Check out Anime Jungle, and any other random shops along the way.
6.) Whatever strikes our fancy/Meander
7.) End up at the Far Bar