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Matthew Kang is the Lead Editor of Eater LA. He has covered dining, restaurants, food culture, and nightlife in Los Angeles since 2008. He's the host of K-Town, a YouTube series covering Korean food in America, and has been featured in Netflix's Street Food show.

Screen%20shot%202013-10-14%20at%203.05.22%20PM.jpgRuth Reichl bravely declared L.A., "the most important place in America to eat right now," at a KCRW panel featuring the former Gourmet Magazine editor, Roy Choi, Sang Yoon, Eduardo Ruiz (Corazon y Miel), and Nancy Silverton. Also included was Joyce Goldstein, who recently released a book on California Cuisine. The discussion centered around why L.A. is so important, and three reasons were the produce, audience, and freedom from the past, or as Choi put it, "we chill like that." [LAW]