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Aug 31, 2011 10:11 AM

Kogi near Westwood?


I'm visiting LA from Boston this weekend. Arriving saturday afternoon and flying back Monday first thing. I'll be in Westwood visiting in-laws and hope to check out one of the Kogi trucks at some point.

Are there kogi trucksany in Westwood on the weekends? I can get a car and drive if I have to, but I'd rather not.

I looked at the schedule on their website but can't make much sense of it as I don't know LA at all.

Thanks a lot!

Los Angeles, CA, Los Angeles, CA

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  1. Their website schedule only extends through the day you arrive. They will be doing a special taco at the Alibi Room (a bar that serves their food and that they use as a "test kitchen" for things like this) in Mar Vista (easy driving distance from Westwood) as they say here: MON – SAT 6PM – 12AM
    KOGI Test Kitchen
    12236 Washington Boulevard

    Beetleblood Taco – blood sausage taco w/ kimchi and lime, $7.

    As far as figuring out where you are and where they will be it couldn't be easier with Google mapping. Enter your known address and the location where they will be and up comes a drive time estimate (or walking time or bicycle riding time) and a map of how to get from one to the other.

    Alibi Room
    12236 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066

    4 Replies
    1. re: Servorg

      Thanks for the info!

      I read that about the Alibi room, but wasn't sure if it was the same as going to one of the trucks. And I do love blood sausage.

      1. re: chocojosh

        The Alibi Room also serves most of their food with the exception of any specials that the trucks may be doing. Just be aware this is a bar so I believe you need to be at least 21 to be a patron.

        Roy Choi also has Chego as well as A-Frame, both within easy striking distance of Westwood featuring other types of his very inventive food.

        3300 Overland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90034

        12565 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066

        1. re: Servorg

          Awesome! A-frame looks great and 21+ is no problem for us so we'll try to check out one of those 2 places. And maybe a truck too.


          1. re: chocojosh

            Servorg gave great advice.

            One Kogi truck will be at the Brig in Venice on Saturday until 3:00. This would be on the way to Westwood from the airport. Don't know when you arrive.

            Also check Twitter on Sunday morning to see if the trucks are running. Roy is a busy man these days, taking over a new restaurant this winter at the former Beechwood.