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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.

Officials at LAX discovered 67 giant African snails, most of them larger than a human hand, probably destined to become part of some clandestine dinner. The snails, which are a prohibited species and ended up getting incinerated, are popular delicacies in Africa. [The Verge]