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Jonathan Gold Finds Meaty Heaven at Korean Barbecue Gwang Yang

City Guide Los Angeles June 17, 2016 0 Comments

Bring on the meat sweats This week, Jonathan Gold talks bulgogi, the dish that “non-Koreans were routinely served [in Korean restaurants] even when they happened to be sitting in a restaurant devoted to seafood or goat” at Gwang Yang in Koreatown. The restaurant isn’t cheap, with prices that are “not much less than what you might expect to pay in…

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Koreatown Continues Ascent With New Oyster and Japanese Craft Beer Spot

City Guide Los Angeles June 17, 2016 0 Comments

Horse’s Mouth lands inside the former Iota on Western Last anyone knew, Koreatown’s Iota Brew Cafe had closed down to make way for a largely unknown concept that was yet to be determined. That turned out to be Horse’s Mouth, as the large banner hanging next to the shuttered space can attest, and today Eater has info on just what exactly Horse’s…

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Jason Fullilove Re-Emerges With Pop Up Project Barbara Jean

City Guide Los Angeles June 16, 2016 0 Comments

This time, it’s personal There’s been no shortage of news following Jason Fullilove as he’s moved in and out of kitchens throughout Los Angeles. Most recently the talented chef decamped from a short stint at Burbank’s Castaway, and before that he helped open Clifton’s Cafeteria. Well now, the chef is back in the spotlight with a highly personal concept that should…

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Super Good Brisket But Weird Sauces at Maple Block Meat Co.

City Guide Los Angeles June 16, 2016 0 Comments

Most of the ‘cue is mighty fine Welcome to the Barbecue Week edition of Good News/Bad News. This time Eater dives into Maple Block Meat Co, chef Adam Cole’s Culver City barbecue restaurant that rose to fame when Texas Monthly barbecue editor Daniel Vaughn declared Cole’s brisket as the California’s best. So does everyone else agree? The review that started…

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Barrel & Ashes, Friday 12 p.m.

City Guide Los Angeles June 15, 2016 0 Comments

One of LA’s essential barbecue restaurants, Barrel & Ashes opened under the direction of Timothy Hollingsworth, Rory Hermann, and Michael Kahikina a few years ago along Ventura Blvd in Studio City. In a way, its opening helped presage the greater development of this stretch of the lower Valley as one of LA’s best dining neighborhoods. As the trio came from…

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