KOREATOWN— Tunde Wey, a Detroit chef specializing in Nigerian cuisine, is popping up at POT on February 5. It's part of an eight-city tour whereupon Wey will be dishing up Nigerian specialties alongside the normal Korean fare. Is this the first time Korean and Nigerian cuisines met inside a restaurant in Los Angeles?
MID-CITY— Mark Peel had so much success with the first pop-up at Rascal for his new Grand Central Market concept Bombo that he's returning to the kitchen on January 27 and 28. He's testing some new dishes like fish & chips, curried shrimp, and pork pot stickers from 5 to 10 p.m. both days.
WESTLAKE VILLAGE— The Four Seasons Westlake Village is hosting a swell Super Bowl party at the bar and Lookout Lounge this coming Sunday with New England lobster corndogs and Seattle crab cake sliders. Bites run $9 each while draft beers cost $4.90 apiece.
AROUND TOWN— The Hollywood Reporter has published their annual edition of Power Lunches around Los Angeles. Hits include Hinoki & the Bird, Soho House, Bouchon, and Chateau Marmont.