Mo-Mo Paradise is here to make it all better
LAist has details on popular Tokyo chain Mo-Mo Paradise, which recently landed an all-you-can-eat destination in the San Gabriel Valley. Rocking a sukiyaki menu that's apparently non-stop (until you give in, that is) the expanding brand plans to bring ramen, udon, and lots more to the area when it opens officially tomorrow. 17596 Colima Road, Rowland Heights
Westlake Village is on the craft beer come up
Yes, you read that right: Westlake Village is a certified craft beer destination all its own, says Food GPS, particularly with the arrival of options like Figueroa Mountain Brewing and newcomer Westlake Brewing, which is only a month old. They even share space with a cider house, making the area a veritable hotspot of what's new and trendy in the craft beer world.
How scary will it get?
Bruce Kalman talks all things Union and Knead & Co. with Playboy, including his personal penchant for cooking (and loving to eat) rustic food. Along the way he dabbles in the always-contentious talk of tipping and wage increases, and says that Los Angeles could well look like a very, very different dining city in a couple of years.
Waffle pizzas in K-Town
Josh Scherer of LA Mag takes a look at the newest food fusion trend in Koreatown: waffle pizzas. Apparently they're pretty tasty too, and served at Seoul Waffle Pizza inside Oxford Plaza on 8th Street.
The problem with molecular gastronomy
LA chef Marcel Vigneron argues in Munchies today that for molecular gastronomy to continue to be popular and relevant, it must also, you know, taste good. The Wolf chef has a history with the cooking technique, but says now that while he does utilize some 'modern techniques' these days, it's all about flavor first.
Nyesha Arrington's favorite bulgogi spots
Leona chef/owner and Top Chef star Nyesha Arrington has a history with Korean food. It's a cuisine she still seeks out thanks to her Korean grandmother, and so here she catches up with Citizine to discuss her favorite places to chow down on bulgogi. The best options? Wharo Korean Charcoal BBQ in Venice, Park's BBQ in Koreatown, and the ever popular Jun Won, among others.
Jesse Tyler goes in on America's food obsession
You likely know Jesse Tyler from Modern Family, but what you may not realize is that he's also a prolific diner / restaurant lover here in Los Angeles, having a hand in such places as Terrine. Now he's taking that love to Broadway in a new light-hearted show aimed at skewering America's latest obsession with food, says the NY Times.