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Sandwich Los Angeles

Republique Cuban Sandwich (Dose of Vitamin P)

The Cuban sandwich is a glorious misnomer that was actually created in Tampa in the 1800s to feed cigar factory workers. Since many of those laborers were Cuban, the name stuck. The sandwich’s popularity...
Pork Los Angeles

Top 10 Los Angeles Pork Dishes of 2015

Every Tuesday, the Food GPS Dose of Vitamin P column celebrates my favorite pork dish from the previous week. It was the best year for pork since I moved to town in 1999, making...
Breakfast Sandwich Los Angeles

Republique Breakfast Sandwich (Dose of Vitamin P)

One sign of a great restaurant is when they experience early success, but still continue to dial up their offerings and ambition. I enjoyed Republique right out of the gate, and chefs Walter Manzke...
Pork Los Angeles

Republique Arroz Caldo (Dose of Vitamin P)

Walter Manzke and wife/chef Margarita Manzke have created a Cali-French culinary wonderland in Los Angeles with Republique, the ambitious brasserie they run with Bill Chait’s Sprout Restaurant Group. Across the Pacific Ocean, they’ve carved...
Pork Los Angeles

Top 10 Los Angeles Pork Dishes of 2014

Every Tuesday, Dose of Vitamin P celebrates my favorite pork dish from the previous week. To end the year, here are my 10 favorite Los Angeles pork dishes from 2014. Numbered establishments on the...
Croissant Los Angeles

Republique Cubano Croissant (Dose of Vitamin P)

Croissants au beurre, pain au chocolat, croissants aux amandes. Sometimes, you may also find ham and cheese, but there must be more to croissants than the standard rotation. Thankfully, in Los Angeles, pastry chefs...