Koreatown is gaining a new natural wine bar this Saturday, January 27, with the reopening of Red Room along Olympic Boulevard after shuttering in December 2023. During the day, the space operates as Coffee MCO, a two-story coffee and espresso bar.
Red Room is slated to be open Thursday through Saturday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 12 a.m. The bar is reopening with a menu from chef Yoon Sung, previously of Oksusu and Hanchic. The menu will feature wine-bar-style food that draws on Korean, Spanish, and California flavors. Expect dishes including Spanish sardine jorim, potato jeon tots, and perilla chimichurri.
Red Room is joining a wave of interest in natural wine in Koreatown led in part by Koreatown Wine Club. The neighborhood club is run by the all-day cafe and market, Open Market. They pop up around town with tastings and other events at local restaurants including The Prince and Umaya.
Red Room, located at 2580 W. Olympic Boulevard Unit 2, Los Angeles, CA, 90006.
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