POT opened two months ago in Koreatown’s new Line Hotel, itself a massively ambitious project. A large boutique hotel in the heart of Koreatown, it proclaims to anyone who hasn’t noticed that Korean culture, and specifically Korean youth culture, is fast becoming one of the most dominant forces in Los Angeles. Choi has called POT an ode to Korea, but he also says that it’s a reflection of the fact that second-generation Koreans have a vibe all their own.
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