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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...
Restaurant Week Los Angeles

dineL.A. Restaurant Week Top Picks (Winter 2015)

dineL.A. Restaurant Week returns for Winter 2015 from January 19-February 1 with 360+ options. This time, dineLA encouraged participating restaurants to create an exclusive dish. You’ve only got 28 meals. Make your calendar count....
Top 10 List

2014 Top 10 Foods

Every Monday, Food of the Week celebrates my favorite dish from the previous seven days. I live in Los Angeles and was lucky enough to travel to incredible eating cities like Madrid, San Sebastian...
Fried Chicken Sandwich Los Angeles

Top Los Angeles Fried Chicken Sandwiches

We get it. Angelenos have a steady supply of pristine, seasonal produce at their disposal, but sometimes, it’s more satisfying to opt for comfort food that may not be local, organic, or sustainable, but...
Hamburger Los Angeles

Plan Check K-BBQ Burger (Food of the Week)

Plan Check Kitchen + Bar executive chef Ernesto Uchimura creates site-specific signature dishes for each location. At the Little Osaka original, look for Rare Grilled Albacore Tuna with tempura rock shrimp, flaked wasabi, citron...
Beer Cocktail Los Angeles

Brady Weise For Alex Day Cocktail (Drink of the Week)

For LA Beer Week, collaboration runs at full-throttle. Breweries pair up with each other, with bars, restaurants, and chefs. Still, the collaboration Plan Check Kitchen + Bar developed with 1886 bartender Brady Weise and...