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Koreatown: Lunch at BongChu Chicken

  I recently tried the jjimdak (Korean braised chicken stew) at BongChu in Koreatown. Talk about simplicity at its best. This is the only dish BongChu serves and they do it very, very… Continue reading

Koreatown: New Menu and Drinks at The Venue

  Recently The Venue switched things up by introducing food by Chef Nick Erven. I have always liked Chef Nick’s food from his time at the now-closed St. Martha. I haven’t made it… Continue reading

Koreatown: Porridge and Chicken Soup at Mountain

  It was a cold and rainy night in Los Angeles and we headed to Mountain Cafe in Koreatown for dinner. It’s in a crazy strip mall with two other popular restaurants that… Continue reading

Koreatown: Tofu Soup at Seong Buk Dong

  What do you do when you’re in Koreatown? Eat Korean food! After having a cocktail or two down the street at the Normandie Club, we wanted something nummy and warm. I did… Continue reading

Koreatown: Getting Our Grill On at Gwang Yang KBBQ

  After learning of the crazy wait times at nearby Kang Hodong Baekjeong and Quarters BBQ, we decided to head over to Gwang Yang. I had never been and I do like trying… Continue reading

Koreatown: All the Drinks at The Venue

  The Venue in Koreatown opened about two months ago. The noraebang (karaoke) spot features not only pretty fun private rooms to sing in but has a dining room and bar. Once you… Continue reading

Koreatown: First Look at Here’s Looking at You

  Here’s Looking at You recently opened in Koreatown by Chef Jonathan Whitener and business partner Lien Ta whom he met at Animal. I was excited to see the bar program was put… Continue reading

Koreatown: Burgers and Fried Chicken at Little Tart

  Little Tart opened a couple of months ago replacing Saint Martha in Koreatown. I was pretty bummed out when Saint Martha closed. I felt the neighborhood needed such a sit-down spot with… Continue reading

Koreatown: Kimchi Fried Rice at Toe Bang

  In Chapman Plaza, the same shopping center as Kang Hodong Baekjeong, Escala and Quarters BBQ is the amusingly named Toe Bang Cafe. I’ve seen it for years and always heard it was… Continue reading

Koreatown: Checking Out The Walker Inn

  I finally checked out The Walker InnĀ on New Year’s day. Walker wasn’t going to open following New Year’s Eve but the number of reservations convinced the team people still wanted to drink… Continue reading