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Los Angeles: Checking Back in on the Kogi BBQ Truck, Over 4 Years Later

Los Angeles Tacos Farley Elliott 6 comments

How has Kogi's kitchen weathered the rapid rise and slow deflation of the food truck climate they helped to create? Pretty well, actually. More

Where New Vegetarian Roy Choi Eats in Los Angeles

Erin Zimmer 4 comments

When Roy Choi recently announced that he's going vegetarian, the food world freaked out a little. Wait, the same dude who made Korean short rib sliders and pork belly tacos a thing? The Korean-American chef who started the Kogi truck back in 2008 (there's now a fleet of five trucks plus four brick-and-mortar restaurants, and he's working on a memoir, Spaghetti Junction) shared the news on his blog, Riding Shotgun. He wrote: "Animals be talking to me. They told me... stop. Stop, Roy. Please." Choi told us about his favorite spots for meatfree eating in Los Angeles. More

Kogi's Limited Time Kimchi and Cheddar Sliders

A Hamburger Today Robyn Lee 2 comments

In honor of the World Cup, Los Angeles-based Korean food truck fleet Kogi will be serving special World Cup-inspired dishes—think lamb gyro for Greece, arancini for Italy, tortillas for Spain, and sliders for the US. For $6 you get two... More

The Year That Was: Street Food

Erin Zimmer 4 comments

If it was served from a truck, cart, bus, camping trailer, or some other mobile contraption, it was probably a little cooler to eat this year. No longer does "street food" just mean a humdrum hot dog or pretzel—it now covers everything from brioche ice cream sandwiches to duck tacos and schnitzel. While food carts have historically illustrated a community's immigrant growth, this year it seemed like everyone and their grandma were opening a sidewalk food business, no matter where they came from. Here were some highlights.... More

Photo of the Day: Pacman Burger from Kogi

A Hamburger Today Robyn Lee 1 comment

[Photograph: Kogi] Tonight at the Alibi Room is your last chance to try the Pacman burger from the Los Angeles-based Kogi truck, offered since last week in honor of Filipino boxer Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao's fight over the weekend (he... More

Serious Heat: Kogi-Inspired Bulgogi Tacos with Spicy Slaw

Serious Eats Andrea Lynn 6 comments

Note: On Wednesdays, Andrea Lynn, senior editor of Chile Pepper magazine, drops by with Serious Heat. I admit it. I'm not a recipe repeater. As a constant food experimenter for both a magazine and personal chef clients, almost every meal... More

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