In this week's episode of Dining on a Dime, cheap eats expert Lucas Peterson travels to Monterey Park, a predominantly Asian neighborhood east of downtown Los Angeles, to try traditional Taiwanese street fare at the Kembo Foods trailer on Atlantic Ave. Run by chef Ed Hsu, Kembo offers customers a chance to try foods usually found at night markets in Taiwan: turnip cakes, Taiwanese sausage, and amazing popcorn chicken.
Can’t Make it to Taipei? Get Popcorn Chicken at LA’s Kembo
This small but fierce operation serves incredibly authentic Taiwanese grub.
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