Beloved Kogi Truck Is Getting A Brick And Mortar Shop In Palms
When you're in the mood for a Kogi short rib burrito or kimchi quesadilla, you have to track down a Kogi BBQ food truck. However, in a few weeks, you'll also be able to head to an actual brick and mortar shop in Palms for Roy Choi's tasty Korean-Mexican fusion.Roy Choi's Kogj BBQ truck fleet is going to expand to include a more stationary form in a Palms strip mall, according to Eater LA. Kogi Taqueria will replace Sushi Central, which closed last year after 10 years in business. While Eater points out that you can get currently get Kogi food at Alibi Room in Culver City, that's only a limited menu that isn't available for lunch.
When exactly Kogi Taqueria will open is unclear, but Roy Choi and Daniel Patterson just announced that their health fast-food chain, LocoL, will officially open in Watts on January 18 at 11 a.m.
On the LocoL website, their mission statement reads:
We fundamentally believe that wholesomeness, deliciousness and affordability don't have to be mutually exclusive concepts in fast food. We believe that fast food restaurants can truly empower the communities they currently underserve. We believe that the giant corporations that feed most of America have degraded our communities by maximizing profits over decades. We believe that chefs should feed America, and not suits.