Tasting the future of L.A. dining via takeout

Jihee Kim's Perilla LA and other takeout projects lead dining forward.
Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • July 18, 2020
Susan Yoon was furloughed from her job as chef de cuisine at Orsa & Winston shortly after the mid-March shutdown. At home, she cooked her way through a “pandemic pantry cleanout” and embraced projects such as transcribing her mother-in-law’s...
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