Los Angeles Korean Restaurant Boosted by Anthony Bourdain Closes Amid COVID-19

September 3, 2020

A mom and pop restaurant in Los Angeles, owned and operated by three generations of the same family, is being forced to shutter as the COVID-19 pandemic has proven too difficult to weather. The Kim family’s Dong Il Jang authentic Korean restaurant opened in 1979, and got a big boost in 2013 when it was featured on Anthony Bourdain’s “Parts Unknown” series. Today, the booths are empty, as diners who used to come for the signature tableside cooking have been unable to do so during the pandemic.

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