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World Class Croissants and Japanese Sandwiches: How LA Fell In Love with Konbi and why Akira Akuto Loves LA

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Konbi is a restaurant in LA created by Akira Akuto and Nick Montgomery. The two are long time industry alums, having opened Osso in the Arts District and Momofuku in New York City. Now they are serving Japanese sandwiches, mind-blowing croissants at Konbi, an intimate and well designed space in Echo Park. Hear how Akira opened the buzz-worthy restaurant, what he loves about LA, and what it took for him to get to this place in his career.

Edited by Nat Weiner
Photo courtesy of Konbi