An Early Look Into Nobu Malibu; What Are L.A.’s Best Korean Restaurants?

• Early projections of Nobu Malibu are revealed, looking like a modern Japanese beach shack. Expect an opening this summer. [Eater]

• Susan Park offers her recommendations for the ten best Korean restaurants in L.A. and now we want bulgogi for breakfast. [Squid Ink]

• Having “temporarily” closed without notice, Palate Food + Wine’s staff is disappointed that they weren’t given any warning. Also, it sounds like the restaurant could be done for good. [Eater]

• Attaching “Jalisco” to your Mexican restaurant’s name does not necessarily a Jaliscan restaurant make. [Chron]

• Now that Wendy’s has overtaken it as the country’s second-most-popular fast-food joint, Burger King is getting a cash influx from its biggest franchisee &madash; the chain is selling the franchisee nearly 300 corporate-owned locations. [Miami Herald]

• Zach Brooks dives into the sushi-topped burger at 26 Beach, despite its nineteen dollar price. [Midtown Lunch]

• Hey, did you know food trucks are everywhere? Now they’re even in fancy hotels! [USAT]

• The Times tasting panel drinks some beer in honor of the new baseball season. But they oddly focus only on porters. [NYT]

• Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich are opening a location of their super-popular Lupa in Hong Kong. [Lifestyle Asia via Eater NY]