Baroo Canteen

Stories about Baroo Canteen

Searching for enlightenment at beloved Baroo's East Hollywood reincarnation

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • July 20, 2019

at his Baroo Canteen stand. He moved with purpose but still radiated calm. He was finishing a rice bowl garnished with kimchi corn salsa and jalepeño coulis and crowned with fried chicken cutlets. “I’ll have that, please,” I said after Uh had passed

and finally ended its run in October 2018. While Uh and Park plot a full-service restaurant, Baroo Canteen is their transitional vehicle; it continues to deliver lessons in impermanence. Union Swapmeet, in business since 1986, will be demolished in the

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Newsletter: Newer restaurants we hated to leave off the 101

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • December 14, 2019

heartening homage to San Antonio. I also recently fell for Encino’s Shin Sushi, a tiny, 17-month-old omakase restaurant that showcases Taketoshi Azumi’s mastery with nigiri. And one more newish place worth addressing: Baroo Canteen, the resurrection of game

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Shiku review: fun Korean food at L.A. Grand Central Market

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • June 24, 2021

. (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times) The restaurant operated in fits and starts and finally closed permanently in October 2018. While mounting a full-service restaurant, Uh and Park briefly ran a stop-gap pop-up, Baroo Canteen, in East Hollywood’s Union

The most affordable from The Times' list of 101 Best Restaurants in L.A.

Bill AddisonRestaurant Critic • Los Angeles Times • January 3, 2022

. Shiku, meaning “family” in Korean, comes from Baroo Canteen’s Kwang Uh and Mina Park. Their new project revolves around an ever-changing selection of banchan and to-go meals like fried rice with spicy and citrusy “kimchi’d corn,” fried egg and potato