Starry Kitchen Returns With A Pop-Up: 'Now Alive Again To F*ck Sh*t Up'
Starry Kitchen has been missing from our lives for the past half year after their pop-up restaurant in Chinatown went on hiatus. But fear not: tonight you can order the Asian-fusion eatery's addictive crispy tofu balls on UberEATS for one-night only.
From 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., folks in downtown L.A. and West L.A. can order a full dinner from Starry Kitchen that Uber will deliver to you within 10 minutes. The husband-and-wife pair that owns Starry Kitchen, Nguyen and Thi Tran, will be offering their Malaysian Chicken Curry with Okinanawan Sweet Potatoes and Baby Carrots dish that comes with a side of Crispy Tofu Balls and Spicy Sriracha Aioli. It costs $13.99 for the entire meal, plus a $3 delivery charge. All you have to do is select the UberEATS option on your Uber app to order.
"[We're] now alive again to fuck shit up," Nguyen told LAist in an email.
Earlier this month, Starry Kitchen debuted another one-night pop-up on the UberEATS app, and their orders sold out quickly. It was the first time we had heard about them since they launched their Kickstarter earlier this year to open their own brick-and-mortar restaurant with their #SaveOurBalls campaign. Up until that point, they had a pop-up residency on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Grand Star Jazz Club in Chinatown. Before that, they held pop-up dinners in their North Hollywood apartment. Unfortunately, they didn't raise enough money in their $500,000 Kickstarter campaign. At the time, they said it was a "Go Big or Go Home" last-ditch effort, but it looks like they just can't stay away from the restaurant business.
"As far as future plans, we have a lot of traditional and non-traditional plans in the works that we have no idea will happen at all/first/ever, but the main focus is... to come back, on our own terms and our uniquely quirky way (and hopefully not lose our shirts in the process... again! ;D)," Nguyen wrote.
If you don't live in downtown L.A. or West L.A. and are craving some Starry Kitchen, Nguyen suggests that you might want to run an errand in those areas during their pop-up dinner hours, and order UberEats from there.