Chubby Cattle International, the hospitality group founded by Haibin Yang and David Zhao (Forbes 30 under 30 Alumni), announces their newest dining concept, Niku X, which is slated to open December 2022. Niku X joins the group’s impressive portfolio of tech-forward, high-energy restaurants such as The X Pot in Las Vegas, one of the highest-grossing restaurants in the country.
Located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles at The Wilshire Grand Central, guests can expect a menu of modern Japanese cuisine with a French influence. Niku X will incorporate the classic Yakiniku style of cooking, a traditional Japanese technique utilized to grill meats. Michelin-starred chef, Shin Thompson, who is behind acclaimed Chicago restaurant concepts Bonsoirée and Furious Spoon Ramen, will offer guests an extraordinary culinary experience characterized by the use of artisanal produce and ranch-to-table ingredients in a harmonious fusion.