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Koreatown: Ivan Ramen at Pot Recap + Alex Stupak on October 30

  Recently I checked out the Ivan Ramen popup at POT at the Line Hotel. The $50 meal included three appetizers, a ramen and dessert plus a special gift which turned out to… Continue reading

Koreatown: Checking Out Quarters Korean BBQ

  In the same plaza as the popular Korean BBQ restaurant Kang Hodong Baekjeong, is Quarters Korean BBQ. As you wait in long lines for Baekjeong, you can’t help but wonder if Quarters is… Continue reading

Koreatown: Late Night KBBQ at Yang San Bak

I’ve wondered about Yang San Bak for a while now. It’s in the same shopping center as Mapo and across the street from the Normandie Club and Cassell’s Hamburgers. I had heard it’s… Continue reading

Where to Drink for Negroni Week in Los Angeles

Negroni Week this year is June 1-7. Participating bars from around the world have picked their favorite charity to donate $1 for every Negroni sold during Negroni Week. All have chosen worthy charities… Continue reading

Koreatown: All the Drinks at the Normandie Club

  The Normandie Club opened a couple of weeks ago in Koreatown, bringing great cocktails to Hotel Normandie. The hotel also features Cassell’s Hamburgers and Chef Gary Menes’ Le Comptoir. The opening menu… Continue reading

Koreatown: Burgers at Cassell’s

  Cassell’s Hamburgers re-opened under new owners and management at Hotel Normandie recently. The classic burger stand has retained its original crossfire broiler, grinder, patty press and recipes and philosophy of founder Al Cassell. Chef Christian… Continue reading

Koreatown: Philly Cheesesteak at Whiz

  On my scale of favorite types of sandwiches, Philly cheesesteaks is pretty high up there. While at Beer Belly recently, I mentioned to the owner Jimmy I hadn’t gone to Whiz, his… Continue reading

Koreatown: Soon Dobu at Mapo

One night we headed to Koreatown and randomly decided on Mapo. It’s located in a strip mall anchored by a doughnut shop on one end and a KBBQ place at the other. We… Continue reading

Koreatown: Getting Our Grill On at Star BBQ

  When friends come to visit LA, I think there are a few quintessential LA experiences. After doing all the touristy stuff, there’s always time for dinner. And one of the fun things… Continue reading

Koreatown: Hanging with the Ktown Cowboys and Jameson Irish Whiskey

One day I was having a Jameson Black Barrel Irish Coffee at Beelman’s Pub and a couple of nights later I found myself hanging out with the Ktown Cowboys.   Ktown Cowboys, the… Continue reading