• Food,  Food Spot Reviews,  Los Angeles

    Kato: Simple Elevated

    The 10-course tasting menu at Kato is chef’s Jon Yao’s interpretation of Asian American on a plate.  His constantly rotating menu inspired by seasonal flavours is a nod to Los Angeles, Taiwanese, and Japanese fare.  Food and Wine Magazine awarded Chef Jon Yao the Best New Chef in 2018.  He also received a nomination for a Rising Star from the James Beard Foundation.  Chef Yao and thus Kato’s popularity is inevitable.  Get in before the rush hits.  Their simple elevated plates will guarantee to stir your taste buds and evoke discussion.   @Kato, Los Angeles: First Impressions Kato is tucked in a corner of a random mini-mall.  The sign is subtle,…