Roy Choi Will Serve You Ramen And Fried Rice For Free Tonight At The Line Hotel
Roy Choi has been feeding L.A. delicious food for years, and tonight he's hooking you up for free.
Papi Chulo—as chef Choi is known to many—will be serving up two of his personal favorite dishes for free tonight at a party at Choi's POT Lobby Bar in Koreatown's Line Hotel. With his signature wildcard flair, Choi will be microwaving and serving up ramen and fried rice between 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m to the first 500 people who arrive. The event is a kickoff party marking Choi's partnership with Munchery—one of our new favorite food delivery companies—which will begin delivering the dishes tomorrow here in L.A.
The two dishes that Papi will be serving up tonight are a delicious-sounding Kimchi Pork Belly Fried Vice—or "rice" if you will—and a Cheezy Short Rib Instant Ramen. Both meals were developed by Choi, and tonight he will show you just how easy it is to heat up the meals once they arrive at your doorstep. All of Munchery's dishes are fully prepared by local chefs and then immediately chilled, so all you have to do is toss them in the microwave or oven.
“Memories of Korean dishes are mashed together with long mornings as a teenager watching PBS cooking shows in this fried rice of my dreams,” is how Choi describes in a release his inspiration for the one dish. And as for the ramen, which includes braised short ribs, poached egg and cheese, “Ooey gooey. Slurpy. Trippy. A messy cultural nuclear reaction that represents how I grew up.”
Tonight's event will also feature drinks and dancing, and will be co-hosted by Munchery CEO and co-founder Tri Tran.
If you're familiar with the massive lines of the Kogi trucks or any other Choi-involved pop-up, you'll know that there will likely be a pretty big turn-out. We'd suggest heading over there...now.
The Line Hotel is located at 3515 Wilshire Blvd, Koreatown, (213) 381-7411.