Hi Five, a Korean-American Diner, Pops Up in Guerneville [Updated]


Guerneville continues to come up in the world, food-wise. In addition to the upcoming opening of Seaside Metal that we reported last week, today we learn of Hi Five, “a temporary Korean-American diner” that opens Saturday in Pat’s Restaurant (16236 Main Street, Guerneville). The space is for sale (but still serving breakfast and lunch), and at night it’s going to go Korean under the helm of chef David Blomster, an alum of nearby Boon Eat + Drink. Look for menu details to come, on Facebook. [BiteClub] Update: Carey Sweet at the Chron gets some details from Blomster about the menu, which he calls “deceptively sophisticated and yet thoroughly accessible.” There will be smoked pork belly bao buns with scallions and root beer Jell-O; beef short rib kalbi with mac ‘n’ cojito cheese over buttered Wonder Bread; tempeh bibimbap with fiddlehead fern, shiso leaf, vegetables, Bantam egg; his take on Korean Fried Chicken (KFC); and crispy dinosaur kale and flying lotus root chips sprinkled with Pop Rocks. [Scoop]