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The McDonald’s of Bibimbap Coming to LA, Church & State Gets Oyster "Sommelier," Drago Centro Cocktail Contest

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AROUND TOWNAccording to JoonAng Daily, the "McDonald’s of bibimbap," aka Bibigo, is coming to LA. The chain recently opened its first outpost in Seoul and the plan now is to open three branches each in Beijing, Los Angeles and Singapore. [JoonAng Daily via GS]

DOWNTOWN— Every Tuesday night from 6-10PM find oyster sommelier "Maître Écailler" chef Christophe Happillon, shellfish specialist, breezing through Church & State as he brings in his own choice oysters (two to three varieties per week) which he shucks himself and delivers tableside to guests. Yum. [EaterWire]

DOWNTOWNDrago Centro launches The People’s Cocktail Contest an ongoing competition beginning May 17. Submit your fave cocktail recipe using the secret ingredient of the week in 140 characters or less via Twitter to @DragoCentro. Cocktails will be judged on presentation including name, appearance, aroma, taste, creativity, as well as its compatibility with the existing Drago Centro cocktail list. Winners will be announced each Friday via Twitter, with the final four invited to a mix off at Drago Centro to ultimately decide “The People’s Cocktail” for the month. [EaterWire]

Drago Centro

525 South Flower Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071 Visit Website

Drago Centro

525 South Flower Street, Los Angeles, CA, 90017

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