Pancakes Orange County

Taco Maria Blood Orange Buttermilk Pancakes

Since 2013, chef Carlos Salgado and sister Silvia, who runs the front of house, have transitioned from food truck glory to one of California’s most ambitious Mexican restaurants, Taco Maria. They set up at...
Breakfast Sandwich Los Angeles

Pete’s Fried Bologna Sandwich (Dose of Vitamin P) [CLOSED]

It’s about time somebody is helping to bring back the fried bologna sandwich in L.A. Last year, Chef Susan Feniger got my hopes up about the sandwich of my youth, which I’ve chronicled in...
Sandwich Los Angeles

Eggslut Nita (Dose of Vitamin P)

No stall at L.A.’s increasingly retooled Grand Central Market has generated more buzz than Eggslut, an open-air counter featuring the egg-centric creations of chef Alvin Cailan. At first, the Eggslut crew busted their asses...
Breakfast Los Angeles

Nick’s Cafe Ham N Eggs (Dose of Vitamin P)

In the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s, long before the cornfields ever took root, Nick’s Cafe supplied Ham N Eggs (now $11.50) to railroad workers from the River Station freight yards. Now all manner of...
Brunch Los Angeles

mar’sel Green Eggs & Ham (Dose of Vitamin P)

Potential whale sightings and guaranteed views of the Pacific Ocean are often reasons enough for Angelenos to venture to Ranchos Palos Verdes to commit to a meal at Mar’sel. Now people can add brunch...
Breakfast Richmond

Perly’s Country Ham & Egg Biscuit (Dose of Vitamin P)

Perly’s is a classic Richmond diner with purple walls, classical music, a row of two-seat booths down the middle, pottery on shelves, and a vintage gold cash register. Gray Wyatt’s place, named for one...