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Jul 8, 2011 01:33 PM

Anyone know of a war-themed restaurant in/near Koreatown?

I heard about this war-themed restaurant from a friend. It's supposedly in Koreatown, but I can't seem to find it anywhere. Does anyone have any suggestions?

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  1. The only place (and it's not near K town) that has a "war" theme that I can think of would be the Proud Bird with its replica WWII fighter aircraft outside and inside it's huge photo displays of the WWII industry/aircraft company photos as a lead up/precursor to the Southern California aerospace industry. And their food reminds me of something that might have come out of a WWII C-ration can.

    Proud Bird
    11022 Aviation Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045

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    1. re: Servorg

      Is this the place that used to be "93rd Aero-Squadron" (or "94th", or some number)? Wasn't there a similar, equally dismal restaurant adjoining the Van Nuys airport?

      1. re: silverlakebodhisattva

        Yes and it's still there in Van Nuys.

        94th Aero Squadron - Van Nuys
        16320 Raymer Ave, Van Nuys, CA 91406

        1. re: wienermobile

          How funny. That's a chain I remember from growing up in South Florida. Several wars ago.

    2. What an interesting query.
      Here's what comes to mind:
      1. Dung Sung Sa feels like a war bunker.
      2. The Prince seems to have a historical/military theme going on.
      3. Countless waiters and waitresses have shot (looks-that-kill) at me while I try and navigate my white-butt around a Korean menu.

      1. Maybe the HMS Bounty?

        The HMS Bounty
        3357 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90010

        1. I think ciao bob is on the right rack here. Dan Sung Sa has a North Korean agitprop decor.

          I think that's probably what your pal was talking about (though war-themed is a bit on the uselessly vague side - which war?).