WATTS (CBSLA.com) — Hundreds of eager foodies lined up in Watts on Monday to grab a bite at celebrity chef Roy Choi’s newest restaurant, Locol.
The restaurant is a long-awaited culinary destination in the South L.A. neighborhood perhaps best known for the Watts riots of 50 years ago.READ MORE: Woman Attacked Near Union Station Dies From Injuries
“There’s never been anything like this here before,” said Watts resident Suzanna Moreno.
Locol serves comfort food dishes made from scratch such as fried chicken, burgers and chili. It’s all sold for reasonable prices — either $1, $2, $3 or $4. Its motto is “revolutionary fast food.”READ MORE: MLK Day Parade Cancelled For Second Straight Year
The food got rave reviews from some of the patient diners who waited in line for a taste.Kings Place Adrian Kempe In COVID-19 Protocols