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Red Medicine opened in a most inauspicious way when the restaurant not only booted LA Times restaurant reviewer S. Irene Virbila out after making her wait for a table but also then took a picture of her which spread like wildfire over the internet after they published it.  Some threatened to boycott the restaurant while others found it nothing more than mildly amusing and looked past it.

The Monster checked it out at the time and had a good enough meal but didn’t feel the need to rush back.  A recent visit has swayed him as the dinner on this night is a delicious and ingenious look at Vietnamese cooking and beyond.

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