| Nov 17, 2009
| 4:40 PM
Steve Lopez's Nov. 8 column about naming a part of Koreatown "Little Bangladesh" trivializes an important issue for a newer immigrant community struggling for acceptance and recognition in Los Angeles. For Koreatown's Bangladeshi community, which many...
| Nov 25, 2009
This is how to experience the essence of pure Korean funk: First, take mackerel, queen of the powerful, oily fishes. Then add special kimchi, long-fermented for extra pungency, and some heavily fermented soy sauces. Simmer together carefully, until the...
| Jun 3, 2009
Ricardo Zarate remembers reading a 2004 article in the Economist magazine predicting that Peruvian cuisine was the Next Big Thing. A Peruvian who had studied at a culinary college in Peru, then at Westminster Culinary College in England, he was cooking in...
| Jun 9, 2009
| 2:09 PM
LOS ANGELES -- A 22-year-old man has been charged with murder and assault with a firearm for allegedly killing one man and wounding another in a weekend shooting outside a Koreatown karaoke bar.
Louis Woo Lee is scheduled to be arraigned this afternoon...
| Jun 24, 2009
Tofu gets a bum rap. Some people dismiss it as health food for vegans and hippies. Others think that it's just a jiggly white brick with no flavor. That may be because people think of tofu only as the characterless cubes sitting cold and forlorn in the...