Los Angeles

Koreatown's Biggest New Dinner Star Shines Bright

City Guide Los Angeles July 8, 2016 0 Comments

Since first announcing itself last year, much of Los Angeles has waited eagerly for Here’s Looking at You, the stepping-out project for former Animal chef Jonathan Whitener and longtime operations lead Lien Ta. Now the wait is over. Koreatown is in the midst of a real restaurant moment, as concepts both casual and high-minded begin finding real estate within the…

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One of LA's Best Rotisserie Restaurants Reopens Today Out of Nowhere

City Guide Los Angeles July 8, 2016 0 Comments

Status Kuo surprise opens today at 3 p.m. and now serves booze Mar Vista’s Status Kuo has surprised reopened today, with the Westside rotisserie option only announcing this morning their plans to come back to life following an extended renovation period. The plan at the time was to ultimately expand the concept, and that seems to be exactly what they’ve done.…

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The Pie Hole Hollywood Opens Wide Tomorrow With a Ton of Giveaways

City Guide Los Angeles July 7, 2016 0 Comments

Because pie tastes better when it’s free Excitement has been building for the Hollywood branch of The Pie Hole, the aptly named pie specialist with locations in the Arts District, Pasadena, and Old Towne Orange. Well the time has come for the shop located right on the iconic Walk of Fame to open its doors, with grand opening specials kicking…

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Jonathan Gold Sweats It Out at Howlin' Ray's

City Guide Los Angeles July 6, 2016 0 Comments

The Goldster discusses the pain and pleasure of the restaurant’s hot chicken This week, Jonathan Gold reviews Howlin’ Ray’s, Johnny Ray Zone and wife Amanda Chapman’s ode to Nashville-style hot chicken. In a time when “the phenomenon of hot chicken” has beat out Korean friend chicken and fried chicken sandwiches, Howlin’ Ray’s is reigning supreme, with a line that snakes…

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