Stories about Konbi

Where to eat a traditional Japanese breakfast in Los Angeles

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • January 11, 2020

serves breakfast into early afternoon. I’m more likely to eat this spread for lunch. Akira Akuto and Nick Montgomery hijacked Instagram late in 2008 with their tributes to Japanese convenience-store sandwiches at Konbi in Echo Park. The cooking reaches

-style breakfasts: One meal in July included broiled black cod perfumed with yuzu, dashi omelet, eight-grain rice, broccolini with sesame and almond dressing. Konbi has 10 seats, and Akuto and Montgomery recently decided that the full breakfasts were too

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Welcome these newcomers to 2019's 101 Best Restaurants in Los Angeles list

Bill Addison, Patricia Escárcega • Los Angeles Times • December 11, 2019

favorite at Joy. (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times) Konbi (58) Come in the morning or early afternoon to Akira Akuto and Nick Montgomery’s 10-seat Echo Park cafe and marvel at its precision constructions modeled after Tokyo convenience store sandos, with

., (213) 278-0007, konbila.com The pork katsu at Konbi features a spiky panko crust. (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times) Northern Thai Food Club (37) To understand what splendidly sets apart “Nancy” Amphai Dunne’s 12-seat Thai Town restaurant, meet her at

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Make your way through the 101 Best Restaurants list at these affordable places to eat

Bill Addison, Patricia Escárcega • Los Angeles Times • December 20, 2019

., Van Nuys, (818) 909-2593, kobeefactoryla.com Fried kobee, hummus and yogurt with cucumber at the Kobee Factory & Syrian Kitchen. (Glenn Koenig / Los Angeles Times ) Konbi (58) Akira Akuto and Nick Montgomery’s 10-seat Echo Park cafe plays out different

-seasoned omelet. — B.A. 1463 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, (213) 278-0007, konbila.com Konbi in Echo Park serves simple yet technically challenging Japanese sandwiches, along with composed vegetable plates and fresh French pastries. (Mariah Tauger / Los

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Review: At Konbi in Echo Park, Japanese sandwiches with a cult following

Patricia Escárcega • Los Angeles Times • January 24, 2019

The eggplant katsu sandwich at Konbi in Echo Park has the demure looks of a high society English tea sandwich: crustless slices of springy white bread, tidily filled with fried eggplant and finely shredded cabbage. One bite, however, and the

beloved Japanese condiment that lands somewhere between A.1. and Worcestershire. The dish seesaws between flavors, never quite landing on one. It’s a complicated and delicious feat, more technically challenging than it appears at first glance. Konbi in

Where to find konbini egg salad sandwiches in Los Angeles

Jenn Harris • Los Angeles Times • January 14, 2021

dynamic duo is in an egg salad sandwich. Before Akira Akuto and Nick Montgomery ignited a citywide love affair with the egg salad sandwich at their Silver Lake restaurant Konbi, most associated this particular variety of sandwich with cellophane wrap and a

4 Chocolate Pastries that Nail the Flaky Dough-and-Rich Cocoa Combo

Micaela Macagnone • Los Angeles Magazine • February 21, 2020

The combination of flaky dough and rich taste makes for a sweet beginning to the day. Here are four chocolate pastries that make our mouths water. Chocolate Croissant at Konbi View this post on Instagram A post shared by Konbi (@konbi) on Oct 15

This Tiny Echo Park Cafe Is Bon Appétit’s Restaurant of the Year

Brittany Martin • Los Angeles Magazine • September 17, 2019

Influential food magazine Bon Appetit has released their 2019 list of America’s best new restaurants, and it’s got an L.A. favorite at the top. According to the list, Konbi in Echo Park is the number one restaurant of the year. New York-based

trip out, it took three tries to secure one of the shop’s famous (and famously exclusive) pastries. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Konbi (@konbi) on Sep 17, 2019 at 8:53am PDT “I vowed not to leave without on of Konbi’s coveted croissants

Support Apple Pan and Other L.A. Restaurants by Buying Must-Have Merch

Brittany Martin • Los Angeles Magazine • April 6, 2020

old times with a cute tee, cookbook, or some delicious jams. $14-$60; sqirlla.com Konbi Maybe you can’t get an eggy sando for the time being, but you can still show your love for Konbi with a hat, sweatshirt, jar of jam, or a set of handmade brass

Eight great Japanese restaurants from The Los Angeles Times' 101 list: 2020 edition

Bill Addison, Patricia Escárcega • Los Angeles Times • December 21, 2020

the fridge. What I’ve missed most about eating at Konbi’s 10-seat counter in Echo Park is watching Nick Montgomery attend to cooking dashimaki tamago, a rolled omelet that fills a Japanese-inspired sando, with devotion akin to prayer. Using chopsticks

5 things you can do to help L.A. restaurants

Patricia Escárcega • Los Angeles Times • March 28, 2020

Konbi. “Everybody’s in the same boat right now and this is a way for us to share information.” Kristel Arabian of Kitchen Culture, a Los Angeles culinary recruiting firm, is also active in the newly formed organization. She says the group is helping

favorite restaurants on Instagram. It’s a simple way to amplify the work of good restaurants, Arabian said. It’s also the easiest way to see what’s on offer at local restaurants. Konbi, for instance, is using the platform to promote a new fried chicken