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Haven Gastropub: Crisp Braised Pork Belly

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Executive Chef Greg Daniels loves pork. The menu at Haven Gastropub + Brewery in Pasadena features more pork dishes than any other meat. With an advanced notice, you can even order a whole roasted pig with three sides for dinner. But for now we’re here for the Crisp Braised Pork Belly (available during dinner), made with locally sourced pork and a Saison ale reduction, celery root puree, fennel, mâche, apple vinaigrette and topped with dijon mustard microgreens. And of course the microgreens are just for decorating. Read More

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Freddy Smalls: Crispy Pig’s Ear and Fried Egg

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A creation from chef Charlie Parker‘s kitchen at the newly opened Freddy Smalls restaurant in West Los Angeles. The Crispy Pig’s Ear and Fried Egg is an open face sandwich with pig’s ear, coleslaw, bacon, a sunny side up egg on top of a large brioche toast. A dish not meant for the faint of heart, is only available on their late night menu which kicks in sometime after 10:30 PM. Read More

Brats Brothers: The ‘Other’ Big Cheese

Co-owner Roland Radler lived in Germany for over a decade before opening up Brats Brothers in Sherman Oaks, CA. The ‘Other’ Big Cheese is a pork bratwurst infused with cheddar held together by a large toasted French roll plus a choice of three different toppings (for an additional cost): sauerkraut (plain or grandma’s), roasted peppers and onions, onions (grilled or raw). Read More

Bill and Hiroko’s Burgers: Double Cheese Burger

Bill and Hiroko’s, sits on a strip of auto repair shops in Van Nuys, CA and has been serving burgers before any of our staff were born. Established in the mid 60’s, this burger stand serves simple and affordable traditional American eats from grilled cheese to tuna melts. The Double Cheese Burger is made of two beef patties, lettuce, tomatoes, diced onions, and cheese. Now onto the rest of the food porn. Read More

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The Dish 2011 round up

Yes, you are a voyeur. You can’t stop looking at our food porn. So here is a round up of our featured dishes from 2011 for your viewing pleasure. Read More