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Asian

Porridge Los Angeles

Porridge + Puffs Yakimiso + Sausage Porridge (Food of the Week)

Chef Minh Phan recently returned to seasonal porridge patrol after a three-year absence by opening an airy Porridge + Puffs cafe in Historic Filipinotown. Her porridge is even better than I remembered from her...
Laotian Food Los Angeles

Kop Jai Lai Pork Jerky (Dose of Vitamin P)

Try and put Slim Jim and other desiccated jerkies that languish on convenience store shelves out of your mind. Once you accomplish that small feat, order the far superior Laotian pork jerky at Kop...
Filipino Food Los Angeles

Ma’am Sir Crispy Pork Lechon (Dose of Vitamin P)

Charles Olalia is a talented chef who traded in his fine-dining credentials to focus on Filipino comfort food with finely honed technique at a tiny DTLA restaurant called Ricebar that features heirloom Filipino rice bowls. This...
Beef Tongue Los Angeles

Makani Braised Lengua (Food of the Week)

Makani Gerardi flipped the Venice branch of her Pono Burger concept into Makani, a modern Korean-influenced restaurant that no longer has a burger on the menu, and instead features creative cooking from up-and-coming chef...
Breakfast Sandwich Los Angeles

Sari Sari Store Filipino Breakfast Sandwich (Dose of Vitamin P)

Republique cemented the fact that Margarita Manzke and Walter Manzke have considerable culinary range. While the couple’s Mid-City French-global restaurant has drawn substantial crowds for brunch, dinner, and baked goods, they’ve also built an...
Filipino Food Los Angeles

Tatang Li-em-po (Dose of Vitamin P)

A North Hollywood strip mall best known for Vallarta Supermarkets is now home to one of the Valley’s best Filipino restaurants: Tatang. Chef JR Martin and wife Chiho honor their cultural heritage in modern...