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Top Five L.A. Sandwiches?

Tortas from King Torta or La Abeja take the Torta Trophy for sure.

King Torta
4521 Valley Blvd #102, Los Angeles, CA 90032

La Abeja
3700 N Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90065

Jul 02, 2013
JohnHanks in Los Angeles Area

Best Mexican Hole in the Wall

is in Highland/Cypress Park. Yes, this is my favorite (Mexican) Restaurant.

La Abeja takes cash only and is closed on Tuesdays. Don't get there after 2:30 on a Sunday, or 1:30 on a Monday; They are getting ready to close. Open till 8 pm otherwise (new hours as of a few months back or so, still has me super excited)

This is hands-down, THE BEST Mexican food ever. The place looks and feels very homely, and the food will have you comatose by the time you get back to your place.

Cheap Burritos and excellent combo plates; what more could you ask for? Will upload photos when I get the chance.

Jul 02, 2013
JohnHanks in Los Angeles Area

SANDWICHES - LA Dish of the Month (July 2013)

Cacao Mexicatessen.

Mexican Sammich.


Jul 02, 2013
JohnHanks in Los Angeles Area

AYCE korean bbq

I know it's too late, but I hope you made it to Star King BBQ (near Wilshire/Western). They literally have the best beef in Los Angeles.

Jul 02, 2013
JohnHanks in Los Angeles Area

Korean BBQ/ Banchan

Star King BBQ probably has what you need.

Is this enough banchan?

I don't know how many they have in total, but I know they have a large selection.

Jul 02, 2013
JohnHanks in Los Angeles Area

What good AYCE Korean BBQ also has great banchan?

You need to head on down to Star King BBQ. They have THE BEST meat ever! I don't think I've tried a better cut of beef. They have a Premium AYCE BBQ for $34.99 and the ordinary AYCE BBQ for $17.99. (I think the difference there is you don't get any Prime Rib Eye or their other nice cuts)

If you don't want the AYCE I suggest checking out the Jidori Chicken and the Certified Piedmontese Beef.

Their banchan is SO GOOD. They have a large variety of banchan. I'm told most places don't have too large a variety because of the time and labor behind making these fermented and cooked side dishes. My favorite banchan was the sea kelp tossed in a light mayonnaise (Lower Right)

Try the Sweet Potato Noodles Dish (Japchae)
and the Seasoned Acorn Jelly (Dotorimuk)
for sure too if you're looking for yummy appetizers.

Jul 02, 2013
JohnHanks in Los Angeles Area