Tag Archives: Korean

Sons Of The Pioneers

Pioneer Chicken (Bab Han Kki, One Bite) Koreatown (Los Angeles), California Those who were living in Southern California in the 1970s may recall a time when Pioneer Pete was circling the wagons and flipping the bird at The Colonel; Pioneer … Continue reading

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Come On Piggy, Give Me A Ride

Lardo Portland, Oregon It takes thick skin to walk into either of Lardo’s Portland locations without somehow feeling that the name is a taunt directed at you rather than having been derived from the charcuterie offering of cured pork fat. … Continue reading

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The Fresh Prince of West Hollywood

fresheast West Hollywood (Los Angeles) CA I have to admit that I was experiencing slight trepidation about passing through the doors of fresheast in West Hollywood for a media tasting; from the outside it looked like it was going to … Continue reading

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Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff

The Glendon Los Angeles, California When I arrived at The Glendon’s new menu item media tasting, I noticed the fare for the evening was billed as tapas. Although tapas has a centuries-old history starting in Spain in the 13th century, … Continue reading

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Of Cabbages And Kings

Kimchi Korea Mention kimchi and most thoughts turn towards the familiar chili-seasoned, fermented Napa cabbage (baechu kimchi) provided in various degrees of quality as an integral member of banchan in Korean restaurants. While it’s true that this rendition is the … Continue reading

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