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Friday, December 16, 2011

The Flying Pig Café finds a home in Los Angeles, CA

Don’t worry, The Flying Pig food truck will still be rolling out every once in a while, but Joe Kim wanted to open a restaurant where he could expand his menu. These items at the Flying Pig Café just can’t be made on a food truck. Joe’s imagination just runs wild and it’s amazing what shows up on the menu. At the Flying Pig Café, Joe offers upscale food at reasonable prices. The décor reminds me of a lounge in Tokyo – glowing pastel lighting, cloud-shaped lamps that look like large paper lanterns, and a chalkboard wall that’s all about the pig.

Pork Belly Taco is braised pork belly with red onion escabeche, pickled sesame cucumber, and death sauce on a steamed bao bun. This is just insane! The pork belly is like butter and just melts in your mouth. The toppings round out the flavors and give it a nice crunch. The bao bun is just right; light on the inside and chewy on the outside. This will definitely give you a foodgasm. It is served exactly like on the truck, just plated, not in a paper basket. Thumbs up, way up!

To read more and see photos, please visit: http://www.examiner.com/restaurant-in-anaheim/the-flying-pig-caf-finds-a-home-los-angeles-ca-review

Mahalo!

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