One of the largest Asian populations in America sits two hours north of San Diego, and it’s the new, hot destination. Hipsters are exploding on the scene of LA’s Little Tokyo, Koreatown, and Chinatown, opening businesses which rival their Eastern counterparts. Gentrification of the ethnic nabes has prompted a burgeoning celebrity chef food scene, restored hotels, and native art and cultural endeavors. None of the neighborhoods’ blueprints exceed three square miles. With their close proximity to Union Station, these walkable niches are an invitation to leave the car at home and take Amtrak. Here’s a snippet of what’s offered. Enjoy! Wán hǎo! Tanoshimu! Jaemileul!
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