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3 Cooks Land on Top Chef; Project Pie Open

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.

MELROSE—Count 'em: three LA-based chefs will be competing on this year's Top Chef Boston, including Mei Lin of ink, the local Eater Young Gun winner, Aaron Grissom of Bow & Truss in North Hollywood, and Katsuji Tanabe, the Mexican-Japanese owner of MexiKosher. Premiering October 15 on Bravo, most of the show's hosts and judges are back, with Richard Blais as a recurring judge. [-E-]

GLENDALE—Project Pie is now open at the Americana at Brand, bringing the whole custom-pie experience to the pleasant denizens of Glendale. Open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on weekdays, and til 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. [EaterWire]

HIGHLAND PARK—The media just can't stop talking the most depressing Starbucks in America, proudly located in Highland Park. Read more about it here. [Curbed]


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