J Restaurant and Lounge Closing in Downtown; Where to Get Feet Wet in Koreatown

J Restaurant and Lounge in Downtown is calling it quits. [LADTN]

• Zach Brooks loves Roy Choi’s burger at Sunny Spot, but doesn’t really like Cafe Livre Et le Marche’s street food. [Midtown Lunch]

• When in L.A., chef Jonathan Waxman likes Mozza, Street, Gjelina, and Spago. [The New Potato]

• Matt Kang offers a primer for those looking to get their feet wet in some of Koreatown’s favorite restaurants. [Eater]

• Taste Terminal rounds up some killer L.A. happy hours. May you never go thirsty again! [Taste Terminal]

• Plan Check owner Terry Heller helped teach the world to be a thug-n-harmony. [THR]

• Once you get a taste of good sushi, mediocre stuff becomes not worth it, one scribe argues. So why not pay more and eat sushi less often? Well, there’s that nagging sushi addiction some of us have. [Diner’s Journal/NYT]

• Holy chocolate wafer: Girls Scouts of America and Nestle are this close to releasing a collaboration cookie candy bar. [HuffPo]

• A university-sponsored study is seeking volunteers to participate in a Mars simulation focused on cooking. [Forbes]

• A 92-year-old woman in Florida is intent on preserving the culture and cuisine that went along with ladies’ Bridge lunches. [WSJ]