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Try This: Check out Lakeside Village’s three newest businesses

We visited Lakeside Village’s newest tenants — and are sharing what we loved most.

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rotating gif of a pet store, Korean barbecue restaurant, and shoe store

Lakeside Village is a hot spot for shopping, fine dining, and beautifully landscaped courts.

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City Editor Amelia here. Recently, I got the chance to check out three of Lakeside Village’s newest businesses — here’s where I went and what I loved most:

What we tried:

  • Journey’s Shoe Store: Whether you’re a sneakerhead or prefer to shop for shoes out of convenience (ahem, me), Journey’s has you covered. There were a ton of styles to choose from, along with a wide variety of t-shirts and accessories.
  • Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming: While I don’t personally own a dog (yet), I loved the vibe of Woof Gang. From the treat bar to the vast toy selection, this is the place to go if you want your pet to be treated like royalty.
  • KPOT Korean Barbecue: This was my first time trying Korean barbecue, and it certainly won’t be my last. The food was delicious and I loved the interactive experience of cooking my meal right at the table.
The inside of a Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming store.

Don’t let the name fool you — Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming also has stuff for our feline friends.

Photo by LALtoday

What not to miss:

Since the Lakeside Village Journeys + Woof Gang Bakery are newer franchise locations, guests can expect both to carry a newer + more diverse spread of inventory. When you finish out your day of shopping at KPOT, you don’t have to worry about getting sticker shock when the bill comes — the restaurant offers a flat-priced all-you-can-eat buffet at lunch and dinner, so you know what you’re spending before you sit down (and, yes, they keep the dishes coming).

An extended arm holds up a shopping bag from Journeys Shoe Store with the store in the background.

I couldn’t resist picking up a new pair of UGG slip-ons during my stop at Journeys.

Photo by LALtoday

What we’re still talking about:

I’m all about getting a good deal, so I was most excited to learn about Journeys’ All Access rewards program. Just for signing up, I got $5 off my purchase in-store right then — no waiting required.

A black plate is shown on a table with grilled chicken, beef, pineapple, and sauce. Chopsticks lay on the plate. Next to the plate is a bowl of broth.

Connor and I are still dreaming about the beef bulgogi we had at Kpot Korean Barbecue.

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How you can experience this:

Check out all these businesses and everything else Lakeside Village has to offer during its regular operating hours, or make a special trip by attending one of the shopping center’s many free community events like Lakeside Cruise-In Nights or the Second Sunday Market (psst: we tried the market, too)

Things to know if you go:

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