As I entered the parking lot on Halal Guys opening day, I knew the line would be long, but not this long. The queue of bodies literally wrapped around the building. I hadn't seen anything like it since Din Tai Fung opened in South Coast Plaza and the early days of Kogi. Unlike DTF and Kogi, I did not stand in it. Instead I circled back around and left.
Edwin Goei So close but so far away.
Later, I read on Facebook and Twitter reports of a 4-hour wait that day, and that they eventually had to cut off people from waiting around 7 p.m., so that they could still close at their regular time at 11 p.m.More »