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  1. Foodies with Benefits
    The Park’s Finest Joins Beer Belly This SundayThe local Filipino-American barbecue caterers will raise funds for their first restaurant space.
  2. The Other Critics
    LaBan Rings The Bell Once For Frankford Hall; Jong Ka Jib Serves the ‘BestRounding up the region’s restaurant reviews.
  3. Look Out!
    Tow Truck Crashes into KTown YoshinoyaSix people were injured, one of them critically.
  4. The Other Critics
    Virbila Praises M.B. Post; Gold Claims IOTA Coffee Is Perfect for Teenage GirlsIn other news, The L.A. Times plans to run a restaurant review every other week now. Shouldn’t a big city paper probably have a weekly review?
  5. Foodievents
    The Korean BBQ Cook-Off Starts An Amateur DivisionJudges include Heroes actor James Kyson and blogger Sarah Gim.
  6. The Other Critics
    Gelt Learns The Hippie Lingo at Cafe Gratitude; Gold Offers Tipping TipsSorry kids, it’s 20% every time. Yes, EVERY time.
  7. Closings
    Pal Cabron Shutters in KTownThe siblings who started this shrine to the sandwiches of Puebla and pizzas of Oaxaca will concentrate on running their family’s Guelaguetza.
  8. Mediavore
    David Chang Flies First Class; Killer E-Coli Moves to FranceThe chef also wants to apologize for spilling his wine on another passenger while high.
  9. Slideshow
    First Look into IOTA Coffee and Bakery, Opening Soon in KTownCoffee caliph Eton Tsuno is the consultant behind what could be L.A.’s most ambitious coffee destination yet.
  10. Rants
    SinoSoul Takes On Korean Cuisine“Korean cuisine is a 2 trick donkey,” writes the controversial blogger, not afraid to stir up another fight.
  11. Trimmings
    Pollo A La Brasa Braces For A Big MoveThe menu won’t change and hopefully neither will the recipes.
  12. Coming Soon
    Eton Tsuno’s IOTA Cafe and Bakery Coming to KTownTsuno was the original coffee expert at LA Mill and a familiar finalist at The U.S. Barista Championships.
  13. Coming Soon
    Smoke Star Bringing A Different Kind of BBQ to KTownThe block could soon become an Epcot-style hub of global barbecue.
  14. Empire Building
    Tom ‘N Tom’s Coffee Coming to KTown’s SolairThe growing Korean coffee empire has 175 locations back home and one existing shop in L.A.
  15. Strip Search
    Strip Search: 3575-3357 Wilshire Blvd., KoreatownWhere to find Cajun seafood, Korean porridge, and molten-hot soon tofu soup with a side of bulgogi in Koreatown.
  16. Taco Town
    Meet Tacos El Bob, Now Spit-Roasting Pastor in KTownThough the pastor is not quite at the Leo’s level just yet, these new taco stands have potential.
  17. Look Who's Popping Up
    Magnum Crew Popping Up at Pal Cabron, Haskell Plans His Own Magnum-DHFollowing another pop-up, the self-described “wine pimp” has plans for his own place.
  18. The Other Critics
    Gaon Flavor-Bombs Gold’s Suburbs; Virbila Checks Out Chaya’s New ChefL.A. Weekly doubles down on Korean food, while L.A. Times approves of the work being done by Harutaka Kishi.
  19. Mediavore
    Starbucks Changes Its Logo; Food Trucks Robbed in KTownAfter 40 years, the coffee company is entitled to a mid-life crisis.
  20. Look Who's Popping Up
    The Cooking Gangster and The Wine Pimp Join Forces For Biergarten Pop-UpFormer Bin8945 owner David Haskell will be on drink duty, while former recent Bastide exile Joseph Mahon cooks a five-course dinner.
  21. Parking Lot Prospector
    Drive-Thru Lomo Saltado From a Former KFC in LBC; The True Best Fish Taco inEl Pollo Imperial’s chicken replaces The Colonel’s in Long Beach, and Bill Esparza discloses his secret spot for tacos in Baja.
  22. Parking Lot Prospector
    Parking Lot Prospector: Taco Burgers at Rick’s; Chinese Peruvian at El RocotoA round-up of recently recommended cheap eats and finds in SoCal.
  23. Openings
    Pal Cabron KTown Opens Tomorrow With Tacos, And No, That’s Not Kenny PowersBricia Lopez answers all of our questions about her newest location, even the stupid ones.
  24. Coming Soon
    Luna Looks VERY Excited To Come To KTownA randy, grinning moon mascot looks ready for the new Mexican joint to pop-up.
  25. Empire Building
    Cemitas Y Clayudas Pal Cabron Doubling Down to KTownThe original Guelaguetza is now closed where Bricia Lopez will bring in her ode to Oaxacan eats.
  26. Neighborhood Watch
    Library Bar Serves Food; Supper Will Be Liberated at GuelaguetzaNeighborhood Watch.
  27. The Other Critics
    Kuh Hoped For More From Rick Bayless; J. Gold Sniffs Pork Vapors at Baek HwaLos Angeles magazine finds more missteps than successes at Red O, while L.A. Weekly follows a restaurant recommendation from Roy Choi.
  28. Openings
    Okane Opens in KTownIt might be “Gaam Jr.,” but it’s also 30% off to start.
  29. Coming Soon
    Green Bee Soon To Swarm KTownA wine bar and restaurant takes over Koreatown’s Denny’s.
  30. Empire Building
    The Boiling Crab Crawls Over to KoreatownThe Texas-born seafood chain makes its first push into the big city.
  31. Openings
    Bicycle + Gogi Slow Cook Korean ‘Cue in KTownOwners promise an entirely new concept for smoking and cooking short ribs, pork belly, and baby backs.
  32. Empire Building
    Feng Mao Doubles Its Bull Penis and Mutton Kebab OutputA second, more contemporary space opens in Central K-Town.
  33. Empire Building
    Lopez Siblings Chasing Pal Cabron With Natura Nieves Oaxaquenas“Think Jamba Juice with a Oaxacan twist,” says owner Bricia Lopez.
  34. Coming Soon
    Kodoku Coming to KTown With Fusion SushiLuxury Japanese rolls will replace Korean barbecue.
  35. Temporary Closings
    Shabu Shabu Ya Closed ‘Until Further Notice’Could K-Town’s coming Shabu-Ya be causing an identity crisis?
  36. Previews
    Shabu-Ya Coming to KTownA Japanese restaurant is planned in Koreatown’s new lofts.
  37. The Other Critics
    Sam Sifton Challenges Gold, GQ, and Shindler; Brad A. Johnson AdoresThe New York Times’ restaurant critic challenges his peers’ take on Los Angeles eating.
  38. Video Feeds
    KimChi is Ready for Its Close-UpOne of Korea and L.A.’s favorite foods becomes a film star.
  39. Imports
    Bibimbap Chain Sets Sights on Saturated CityWill Korean BBGO stand a chance in L.A.?
  40. Lists
    Gourmet Singles Out L.A. Street Food’s ‘Greats’Gourmet Mag gives its pick for L.A. street food.
  41. Mediavore
    Disney’s Master Sommelier Splits; Food Safety Costs Doubled for Leafy GreensSommelier Michael Jordan leaves Disney to start his own winery and leafy greens farmers are seenig food safety costs sky-rocket.
  42. Truckin'
    Dosa Truck Appears in Santa Monica; Baby’s Badass Burgers Hit Beverly HillsBaby’s Badass hits the 90210 today and Dosa Truck greets Santa Monica.
  43. T.V. Land
    Where Andrew Zimmern of Bizarre Foods Eats in L.A.Bizarre Foods host Andrew Zimmern likes L.A. for live octopus and Lucques.
  44. The Other Critics
    Riva’s Reinvention Gets Gold’s Approval; Bistro LQ’s Elaborate Plates PleaseRiva successfully changes its game plan and Bistro LQ’s complicated fare satisfies the Times.
  45. Slideshow
    Slideshow: What you Missed at the Korean BBQ Festival and Cook-OffKoreatown starts a cook-off on a parking lot roof.
  46. Foodievents
    1st Annual Korean BBQ Fest and Cook-OffKtown’s first big food fest is open to all.