Breakfast Sandwich Los Angeles

Louie’s Bar Spanish Breakfast Sandwich (Food of the Week) [CLOSED]

Louie’s of Mar Vista received a surprise infusion when chef Chris Feldmeier took over as managing partner for John Atkinson, who also runs North End Caffe in Manhattan Beach. Feldmeier is a Torrance kid...
Burger San Diego

Carnitas Snack Shack Pork Burger (Dose of Vitamin P) [CLOSED]

Chefs Hanis Cavin and Sara Stroud found success with Carnitas Snack Shack, their open-air, pig-fueled gastropub in San Diego’s North Park. When the duo expanded in 2014, they turned to North County and Del...
Donut Los Angeles

Simmzy’s Apple Filled Donut (Food of the Week)

I try to keep an open mind in general, but especially when it comes to donuts, which can still qualify as wondrous, even when they don’t match the childhood idyll. The crullers, raised and...
Pork Chop San Diego

Flying Pig Pub + Kitchen Pork Chop (Dose of Vitamin P)

If you’re looking for kitschy decor and ambitious gastropub fare, Flying Pig Pub + Kitchen has both to spare. This bar and restaurant from Aaron Browning and husband Roddy Browning is situated on an...
Pork Chop Los Angeles

Eagle Rock Brewery Public House Pork Chop (Dose of Vitamin P) [CLOSED]

Forget about finding a burger, flatbread or fried chicken at Eagle Rock Brewery Public House, an ambitious new gastropub from the Eagle Rock Brewery crew, with ERB co-founder Ting Su’s brother Jerry Su helming...
Meatloaf Los Angeles

Plan Check Beast Loaf Sandwich (Food of the Week)

When I think of the word “beast,” Cerberus might come to mind, or maybe a Minotaur. When Ernesto Uchimura envisions a beast, he apparently hears a bleating goat. At Plan Check, the growing comfort...