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Dishcrawl is headed for Koreatown

Dishcrawl is a national start-up founded on the premise that communities can be brought together through good food and good company. They are doing a food tour of Koreatown, the new hot spot for eclectic culinary arts, with the mission to give folks a reason to get out of the house and socially engage with […]

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A Taste of Koreatown

What was previously known as the Korean BBQ Cook-Off has been transformed into A Taste of Koreatown to better serve the entire community that is K-town. Embracing all cultures in this diverse area, the food festival will feature eats from places like BCD Tofu House, El Cholo, Palsaik Samgyupsal, Park’s BBQ, Seoul Sausage Company, and […]

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Meat eaters unite; Korean BBQ Cookoff

The Korean BBQ Cookoff returns for a second year in a row this Saturday Aug 7th from 12-8pm. The event will showcase some of the best dishes by top Korean BBQ restaurants in Los Angeles. On the list for the day, Park’s BBQ, O Dae San, BCD Tofu House, Soowon Galbi, Chuncheon Dakgalbi, Kalbi Burger […]

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Galbi-n-Kimchi

In celebration of South Korea making it to the finals of the World Baseball Classic I thought I would finally write up about a new Korean food joint that just opened up on the outskirts of Hollywood. Galbi-n-Kimchi is a new fast casual Korean food joint in a somewhat drab mini-mall along Santa Monica Blvd. […]

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The Flying Hotteok

Kogi isn’t the only Korean food truck in town. The Flying Hotteok serves the classic South Korean sweet treat from a parking lot mall in Korea Town. But I’m not here because I have a sweet tooth. I’m here for their potato wrapped hot dog on a stick. I’m not sure of the origin of […]

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K-Town Food Marathon

I’m a couple weeks late to the game on this one. But they do say, better late than never right? The night started when I met up with the OG Food Marathoner, prolific food writer and photographer extraordinaire Mattatouille (and his girl master Christine), and the talented culinary adventurer Food GPS. Our first stop for […]

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A Pirate’s Life for Me

I be resurrecting this here story in celebration of Talk Like A Pirate Day on Sept 19, garrrghhhhhh! Originally posted on March 26, 2008 Ahoy there matey. Care to take a trip with me to pirate town? A world where scallywags and carousers are a plentiful? Look no further than these land loving pirate bars […]

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The Ripper, a Fab-ulous hot dog

The end of Summer. The time of year were the days are getting shorter, the nights getting cooler. You start to look back and think to yourself, the one thing I didn’t have this summer was a deep fried hot dog. Thanks to Joe Fabrocini and his wife Susie Speck Mayor (and J Gold for […]

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Pollo a la Brasa – Koreatown

Maybe you’ve seen it. Driving up Western at 8th street, you get a whiff of burning pine wood, your eyes follow the billowing smoke over to a small beat up shack next to a decrepit car wash. Little do you know, the best Peruvian chicken in town is being roasted in a molten hot stove, […]

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Happy Hour Tuesdays at Medusa Lounge

Lowenbrau Keller is now but a distant memory. Some of the kitsch remains, gargoyles, German beer kegs and a massive crystal chandelier are remnants of the past. But at the Medusa Lounge they cleaned up the claustrophobic decor and given it an ever so slight hipster makeover. On their happy hour Tuesday’s enjoy a sometimes […]

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