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AMED Curates KTOWN NIGHT MARKET August 18-20 with Asian Street Food

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Chef Chris Oh of Seoul Sausage

Belly Bombz, Bibigo Food Truck, Boba Bear, Seoul Sausage, Okamato KitchenBeau Bar, Crasians, Nushii and the The Dirty Cookie are a few  providing popular modern and traditional Asian fare.

 

The popular LA event series KTown Night Market, which brings the traditional Asian night market concept to Koreatown in Los Angeles, is curating a three day event – KCON Food Street – celebrating classic Asian dishes, modern fusion creations, decadent desserts, and everything in between.

The event, which attracted more than 25,000 attendees last year, will start at noon each day Aug 18-20, 2017, and be open to the general public.  KCON Food Street’s 28+ vendors representing the best of Asian cuisine, including Seoul Sausage Co, Season 3 winners of Food Network’s The Great Truck Race, and other critically-acclaimed options: including Belly Bombz, Boba Bear, Bibigo, Okamato Kitchen, Beau Bar, Crasians, Nushii, and The Dirty Cookie.

Foodies will get to nibble everything from traditional bibimbap and galbi; to fusion fare including sushi burritos, Korean bulgogi fries, and pork belly sliders; to sweet treats such as boba milk tea and matcha parfaits.

KCON Food Street is just one aspect of KCON USA presented by Toyota the world’s largest Korean culture convention and music festival, which spans three days under the banner theme ‘Let’s KCON.’ Tickets to the convention are $15 for one day and $25 for all three days. Tickets for all KCON 2017 LA activities including the convention and concert can be purchased through www.kconusa.com.

  • Friday, August 18 | Saturday, August 19 | Sunday, August 20 (2017)
  • Food Street: Friday 8/18 12PM-11PM | Saturday 8/19 12PM-10PM |

Sunday 8/20 12PM-7:30PM

  • Convention: Friday, 8/18: 12PM-6PM | Saturday, 8/19: 10AM-6PM | Sunday, 8/20: 10AM-5PM
  • Concerts (Saturday & Sunday):  scheduled to start at 7:00 pm.

 

SCHEDULE:

*Please check www.kconusa.com for the most up to date schedule once released.

WHERE:

Staples Center                                                  Los Angeles Convention Center

1111 S Figueroa St                                            1201 S Figueroa St

Los Angeles, CA 90015                                     Los Angeles, CA 90015

ABOUT KCON USA

 

KCON USA (kconusa.com) is the largest North American convention dedicated to ‘All Things Hallyu.’ The convention launched in 2012 with over 10,000 fans attending and has more than doubled annually since to over 118,000 fans. KCON is now established in Los Angeles as the annual flagship event for American fans of Hallyu and Asian pop culture, providing the largest forum for fans to directly connect with each other, as well as artists and professionals from the Korean entertainment industry. In 2016, the brand expanded internationally, presenting KCON in Abu Dhabi, Paris and Tokyo. FUSE listed the event as one of the “22 Best Music Festivals of 2015.”


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Gerry Furth-Sides

Gerry Furth-Sides

Content Editor/Columnist

Photo-journalist Gerry Furth-Sides has been covering the ethnic and American culinary scene in California since it first came into prominence 25 years ago.