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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.

1-Fullscreen%20capture%209182013%2022405%20PM.jpgThe backlash against the crazy lines and terrible organization at the first annual Ramen Yokocho Fest in Torrance was going to come sooner or later. Many people arrived and drove past once they saw lines, but according to this 58 review Yelp page of the event, most diners weren't too happy with their experience over the weekend. Some nuggets: "We had to wait 2 1/2 hours! That was just unacceptable. On top of that, I got the worst sunburn EVER"..."This location was SO absurdly small. The LAYOUT of the booths was POORLY set up. And there's no way in hell that a line to redeem a $1 WATER takes half an hour!!" [Yelp]