If Kogi can make a fortune pairing kimchi and tortillas, why not spaghetti and ssam? Howard Gordon, an ex-Cheesecake Factory vice president and his Korean fiancee, Jenny Lee, hope to do just that with their new Irvine restaurant, Itriya Cafe. But drawing parallels between Kogi and Itriya is a bit disingenuous, as the only thing they have in common is a Korean element and the tendency to pair diametrically opposed foodstuffs. In every other way, the two... More >>>