Chef Roy Choi has closed his restaurant Kogi Taqueria in Fingers, asserting on Twitter that the restaurant’s rent was simply up. The restaurant opened serve in 2016 as a standalone eternal home for followers to are trying Choi’s roving food truck menu of Korean taco and engaging pork quesadillas. Choi says the vehicles will continue on as fashioned, and that he and his personnel are actively buying for a Westside home to open a recent Kogi Taqueria some time in some unspecified time in the future.
The loss of Kogi Taqueria is moreover a loss for followers of Chego, the onetime Chinatown restaurant that Choi closed in May well presumably per chance presumably also of closing one year. In the within the meantime, Choi stated that he would moreover be bringing Chego serve west to a recent plight one day, nonetheless within the duration in-between followers had been encouraged to expertise some of Chego’s most smartly-favored bowls from the Kogi Taqueria kitchen instead. Now each are long past, nonetheless followers are hopeful for an eventual return. In the meantime, Choi continues to work with the personnel of Locol in Watts, partnering up with the ChewBox app to feed communities across Los Angeles.
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