Kat HongLA Staff Writer
Kat was born and raised in Hilo, Hawaii, a small, beautiful town that has maybe 3-4 restaurant openings a year, max. Now living in Los Angeles, Kat likes to fill her time with marveling at the wonder of flight, listening to podcasts, applying for Mensa, getting rejected from Mensa, and perpetually existing on the brink of joining a pyramid scheme.
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We checked out these new restaurants in LA and loved them.
All the LA restaurant openings you should know about.
Nine places where you can wrap yourself in a warm blanket of mozzarella, marinara, and fried chicken cutlets.
Antico Nuovo is, as any Italian speaker could tell you, New Antico. The cozy Koreatown/Larchmont restaurant is back, and better than ever.
We were supposed to love Bacetti, an Italian restaurant in Echo Park connected to a favorite wine bar. What happened?
Bar Flores is the exotic, low-key cocktail bar Echo Park deserves. It’s very fragrant inside, too.
Grá is a cozy new spot in Historic Filipinotown that’s serving sourdough pizzas.
Hyesung Noodle House in Koreatown is the first U.S. outpost of a Seoul institution where ordering is simple - you get the kalguksu.
Stevie’s Creole Cafe serves what just might be the Holy Grail of LA gumbo.