Yojimbo provides donburi and izakaya nights to Fairfax

Kandace Wysock

Table of Contents YojimboRumba KitchenHodori Korean CuisineGelinaz!Greekman’s prolongedSmorgasburg BBQ Working day Yojimbo A collaborative new Fairfax restaurant is serving donburi and Japanese American fare from two veteran L.A. chefs. Yojimbo opened in late July with takeout service from a walkup window. On Sept. 7 the staff will absolutely open with […]


A collaborative new Fairfax restaurant is serving donburi and Japanese American fare from two veteran L.A. chefs. Yojimbo opened in late July with takeout service from a walkup window. On Sept. 7 the staff will absolutely open with indoor eating and, shortly following, will provide an izakaya menu on Friday and Saturday nights. (Japanese breakfast on weekends will arrive later.) Co-chefs Keisuke Akabori (beforehand of Spago and Saison) and Chris Ono (previously of Providence, Eleven Madison Park and Mori Sushi) are serving rice bowls with toppings these as sashimi, grilled totally free-array chicken and braised beef, moreover small plates these as wings, miso-butter corn, and tofu with bonito. Open 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday to Sunday.

426 N. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles, (323) 782-8331, toasttab.com/yojimbo

Rumba Kitchen

The team at the rear of the Triple Menace meals truck is opening a bricks-and-mortar Boricua cafe in Minimal Tokyo. Rumba Kitchen area, established to open Aug. 28 in Weller Court docket, will feature some of proprietors George and Omayra Dakis’ most well-liked dishes from their Puerto Rican food stuff truck, which includes mofongo, as well as new dishes like the complete fried Caribbean red snapper with jicama coleslaw. A new brunch assistance will supply fried hen with plantain waffles and a mallorca-bread just take on a Monte Cristo sandwich. Rumba Kitchen area will be open up Thursday to Sunday and keep on being open right up until 1 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.

123 Astronaut Ellison S. Onizuka St., Device #204, Los Angeles, (323) 507-6404, rumbakitchen.com

Koreatown’s Hodori cafe, with dishes these types of as spicy beef soup, is headed to a strip shopping mall in Eagle Rock.

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Hodori Korean Cuisine

Korean cafe Hodori ideas to open a new spot in Eagle Rock. In contrast to the Koreatown restaurant, the new outpost will not be open 24 hrs a working day, and it will characteristic a far more pared-down menu of Hodori’s bulgogi, stews, dumplings and stir-frys. The Eagle Rock restaurant is expected to open in September.

7315 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, hodori247.com


World wide culinary pop-up sequence Gelinaz! is returning to Los Angeles on Aug. 29. Los Angeles Periods 2021 Cafe of the Calendar year Phenakite will host the L.A. end for the around the world dinner occasion. Phenakite and Porridge + Puffs chef-owner Minh Phan will be joined by Alta Adams’ Daniel Patterson and Keith Corbin Orsa and Winston and Bar Amá’s Josef Centeno Perilla L.A.’s Jihee Kim and Taco Maria’s Carlos Salgado for a great-eating 9-system tasting menu. Tickets are $295 for each man or woman.

1370 N. St. Andrews Area, Los Angeles, silentvoices.gelinaz.com, exploretock.com/phenakite

Shrimp on skewers from Greekman's

Freedman’s Thursday-to-Saturday summer time pop-up, Greekman’s, has extended as a result of Oct.

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Greekman’s prolonged

Freedman’s restaurant in Silver Lake is extending its Greek-foodstuff summertime pop-up, Greekman’s — with a menu of souvlaki, salads, hummus, pita and Greek all-natural wines — by means of October. In addition to the extension, Greekman’s lately launched to-go relatives-type foods, bottles of wine and a la carte dishes through Tock.

2619 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, (213) 500-0916, greekmansla.com

Smorgasburg BBQ Working day

Weekly foods pageant Smorgasburg L.A. will host its fifth yearly barbecue function on Aug. 29, gathering a handful of L.A.’s leading pitmasters at ROW DTLA in the Arts District. This year’s members contain A’s BBQ, Flatpoint Barbecue, Smoke Queen Barbecue, Edna Jane’s BBQ and Rubie L.A., with return appearances by previous Smorgasburg vendors Hideous Drum and Moo’s Craft Barbecue. Current Smorgasburg distributors will be offering barbecue specials, this sort of as Goat Mafia’s total-roasted kid goat, for the function. Entry is free of charge, with meals accessible for invest in. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

777 S. Alameda St., Los Angeles, la.smorgasburg.com

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