Mouthwatering Fried Chicken Katsu Recipe

With its beautiful landscape, relaxing atmosphere, and friendly environment, it’s no surprise that Hawaii is one of Chef Erwin’s favorite vacation spots. One of his favorite dishes to eat while there is Chicken Katsu. This dish, which is composed of a panko-crusted, deep-fried chicken cutlet, is popular in Hawaiian and Japanese cuisine. With a scoop

Easy Seafood Lumpia Recipe

One of our favorite finger foods to eat is lumpia, which is a type of southeast Asian spring roll that is popular in Filipino and Indonesian cuisine. These bite-sized goodies are made of thin flour wrappers filled with chopped veggies and minced meat and deep-fried to crisp perfection. These party-perfect snacks are always a guest

How to bake the perfect Shrimp Quiche

Our Southeast Asian twist on a classic breakfast quiche- inspired by Chef Erwin’s trip to Penang, Malaysia. A quintessential Malay cuisine, the Laksa is a breathtaking spicy noodle soup dish with Chinese and Malay origins. Traditionally, Laksa consists of rice noodles or rice vermicelli with chicken, prawn or fish, served in spicy soup; either based

Holiday Cooking with Chef Erwin

In addition to spending time with loved ones, one of our favorite things about the holidays is the delicious food we get to eat during this time. Whether it’s a family feast, a friendly get-together, or a workplace potluck, it can sometimes be overwhelming to plan what to bring for all the festive fetes you’ll

Vice bites into the Phorrito

How could a wonderfully brothy dish like the Pho fit into a burrito? It’s downright impossible but it’s a real deal at Komodo. Vice Munchies‘ Javier Cabral was a skeptic. He grew up in the San Gabriel Valley and know the Pho dish very well so he wasn’t convinced. Hen sat down with Chef Erwin,

Late Night with Komodo

One of the great things about L.A. is that you’ll almost always find something to do at any hour of the day. For those of you who are night owls (whether by personal choice or not), there are plenty of things to do, even in the twilight hours, like: See a midnight showing of The Rocky

Summer in the City

As temperatures rise during this summer season, we here at Komodo have found the perfect ways to keep you cool while in the city of angels. Whether it’s spending the day in Santa Monica or on a local hiking trail, there’s no question that summer is the perfect time to head out and take advantage of all that L.A. has to offer. Here