Noodle Whore Takes LA On a Soupy Tour; $24.5 Million Mansion With Sushi Bar is For Sale

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Hollywood: Dylan Ho, nee, "Noodle Whore", nee "Eat Drink, Be Merry", expounds on noodle soups in a tour that starts in Hollywood with Pa-Ord and Pailin, but ends somewhere in North Long Beach's Cambodia Town. The currated slideshow includes history on regional Chinese cuisine and as well food porn photographed by Ho himself. [HuffPo]
The house of William Tilley, ex-CEO of Shakey's and Jacmar Co's, is for sale. The giant mansion Hollywood Hills mansion (14 bedrooms, 17 baths) comes with an aviary as well as a sushi bar. Perhaps the new owner can provide chef Katsu Michite a new place to serve his much-missed omakase. [WSJ]

West LA: Plan Check is hosting a food/fashion collab with streetware label Stussy from May 11th through May 18th.. The pop-up is called "Revenge of the Burger Culture Clash" and the $45 prix-fixe includes a burger, fries, a beer, and Chef Uchimura's famous cruller donut. [GS]

LAX: Remember the Korean energy company executive who slapped the airline stewardess and was denied entry into Los Angeles Airport? Shortly after returning to Korea, the local netizens crowd-sourced his identifcation which eventually led to his resignation. In other news, we bought a cup of Noon Shim for lunch yesterday. [KoreaBang]

Rancho Palos Verdes: The Southbay chef who sous-vide'd his wife after murdering her gets the 48-Hour treatment. The chef's new "girlfriend" acts out the final moments before he attempted suicide by jumping off a Point Vicente cliff. [CBS]

Echo Park: Xoia's pho bef taco is the only LA taco to make it onto Zagat's Must-Eat tacos in America list. Angelenos are, once again, confused by Zagat National. [Zagat]

Downtown: Chego hosted a friends-and-family opening last night which was earlier than previously reported] [GS]