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Korean BBQ cookoff in L.A. on Aug. 8

Korean BBQ cookoff in L.A. on Aug. 8

The Korean American Coalition – Los Angeles (KAC) is sponsoring a Korean BBQ cook-off on Aug. 8 (Saturday) in the parking lot of the Summit on Sixth Building. They are partnering with Yelp to host the event. The three cook-off judges are: Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic Jonathan Gold and LA Times Food Editor Russ Parsons.

Ten restaurants scheduled to participate in the competition are Beverly Soon Tofu, Byul Dae Po, Ham Ji Park, Jinju Galbi, Mu Dae Po, Park’s BBQ, So Hyang, and Soowon Galbi. (Where’s Kogi?)

Schedule of Events:
2:00 pm – Eating contest with mystery ingredient
3:30 pm – Cooking demonstration “How to marinate Korean BBQ” by Monica Yang, resident chef at Good Samaritan Hospital
5:00 pm – Cook-off competition
6:30 pm – Awards ceremony

If you’re going to be in LA this weekend, check it out! I hope they follow through with their plans to make it an annual event, which would be a benefit to Korean BBQ enthusiasts the world over!

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