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Sausage Orange County

Royal King Elephant Thai Lao Sausage (Dose of Vitamin P)

Somehow, the world seems to agree on certain culinary traditions. Gladly, sausage is one of them. Surprisingly, Southeast Asia isn’t a part of the world that gets enough love when it comes to stuffed...
Thai Food Los Angeles

Sanook Soi 38 Kao Kha Muu (Dose of Vitamin P)

Just when my interest in food trucks was starting to wane (again), I stumbled upon Sanook Soi 38, a yellow Thai street food truck with cartoon elephant logo that parks along clifftop Palisades Park,...
Ribs Los Angeles

Pok Pok LA Baby Back Ribs (Dose of Vitamin P) [CLOSED]

The transformation of L.A. Chinatown is now in gear, and Chef Andy Ricker is playing a key role. The Portland-based chef, who spends considerable time in New York, Thailand, and now L.A., debuted a...
Pork Los Angeles

Luv2Eat Thai Bistro Pork Larb (Dose of Vitamin P)

At Luv2Eat Thai Bistro in Hollywood, Phuket natives Noree Pla and Fern Kaewtathip, previously with Hoy-Ka Thai Noodle, serve flavorful comfort food. The Cherokee Plaza space isn’t much to look at, with mismatched tables...
Thai Food Los Angeles

Rodded Pan Fried Stewed Beef with Basil (Food of the Week)

Substitutions and modifications politely declined? That increasingly prevalent policy is foreign to Danny Komenkul, third generation restaurateur at Rodded. At a recent dinner in his family’s democratic Thai Town restaurant, where the name translates...
Thai Food Los Angeles

Lum-Ka-Naad Pork Spare Ribs (Dose of Vitamin P)

Alex Sonbalee hails from northern Thailand and wife Ooi grew up in the south, thus the preponderance of regional specialties on Lum-Ka-Naad‘s sprawling menu, which touts over 150 options. The couple still runs a...