Here’s Taking a look at You Goes Hawaiian for ‘A Luau in K-Town’
Jonathan Whitener, chef of the embellished Koreatown dining establishment Here’s Taking a look at You and native boy of Orange County, has constantly had a soft area for Hawaiian food: teriyaki, katsu, ahi poke, and the periodic plate of loco moco
So it makes good sense that on Wednesday, May 15, Whitener will be hosting a one-night supper partnership with Sheldon Simeon, the chef behind 2 of Maui’s finest dining establishments– Tin Roofing System and the just recently opened Family Tree— and a veteran of 2 seasons of Leading Chef
Called “A Luau in K-Town,” the supper includes an impressive chef had actually up handle the traditional Hawaiian plate lunch: huli huli Cornish hen, pipikaula beef ribs, mochiko fried pig tail’s with Maggi maple sauce, lomi lomi artic char, mac salad dynamite with swelling crab, Swiss chard luau with smoked tongue, “cyclone”- design rice, and a coconut tart for dessert.
There will likewise be a fresh slate of tiki-inspired mixed drinks (Blue Hawaiians and li hing mui Daiquiris!) worked up by barman Harry Chin, along with a live surf-tiki band keeping the aloha vibes strong all night. The occasion costs $85, consisting of gratuity (mixed drinks are additional). If can’t capture a flight out to Honolulu anytime quickly, this supper may be the next finest thing. Tickets are readily available here.
Here’s Taking a look at You, 3901 W. sixth St., Koreatown, hereslookingatyoula.com.
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