In Old Pasadena, Jonathan Gold finds a third-date place with plenty of bone broth to take home

Chef Erwin Tjahyadi, the brain behind the Komodo truck, opens Bone Kettle, a proto-Indonesian restaurant that's all about that broth. Our restaurant critic has suggestions for your leftovers too.
Jonathan Gold • Los Angeles Times • July 21, 2017
The first time you try Bone Kettle, Erwin Tjahyadi’s new proto-Indonesian restaurant in Pasadena, you may spend a certain amount of time figuring out what to do with the leftovers, which will be substantial. Crunchy wisps of meat from fried oxtail...
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