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BBQ beef rib question I should have asked 18 yrs ago

Porky's BBQ on Manchester in Inglewood has the tastiest beef ribs I have ever had. Beef ribs are typically so fat laden that I have a hard time ordering them, but the beef ribs at Porky's are meaty, seasoned and succulent. I can't say enough about them!

Jan 04, 2007
maribx in Los Angeles Area

What Restaurants Have Lived Up To All The Hype?

Where is Sapp Coffee House?

Aug 14, 2006
maribx in Los Angeles Area

Chicken wings

The sides I thought were outstanding were the macaroni and cheese, the greens and the red beans and rice. The dirty rice was really good too. But the three mentioned above were really outstanding. The service has been uneven, from time to tome, but the product, for me, has been worth the wait, although I can appreciate your frustration.

Aug 13, 2006
maribx in Los Angeles Area

What Restaurants Have Lived Up To All The Hype?

I would rate La Terza par with Angelini - great wine list, appetizers, entrees and desserts (I am thinking about their pie that has pine nuts in it) as some of the best around locally..

I do LOVE the skate fish appetizer at Angelini as tops, but haven't had one negative experience at La Terza, from start to finish.

Aug 13, 2006
maribx in Los Angeles Area

Seasoned to the bone chicken

I have posted several messages about Porky's BBQ on Mahcnester in Inglewood: Truly delicious BBQ ( I get it without sauce, so the meat is a stand alone) and now their fried chicken, which is seasoned to the bone. however it is a fried. But a "seasoned to the bone WINNER).

But if you want roasted chicken, there is a place on Western Ave. and 8th, which makes rotissiere chicken which has been marinated and is seasoned "to the bone". Very inexpensive, comes with sides: beans and rice and beets. Very good stuff, and the price is right. The rice is unusually good, as are the beans (black beans) although sometimes they are undercooked.

It is a Peurivan style meal. Great stuff and easy on the pocket. The chicken is always consistent.

Aug 13, 2006
maribx in Los Angeles Area

Chulada Grill

This restaurant has really great, clean Mexican food. The corn tortillas are made fresh, and the tomatillo salsa is out of this world. I am attempting to try everything on the menu, as I have never been disappointed yet. The vegetarian tacos are great, if you are not into meat. If you are into meat, try the pastor or carne asada tacos. The beans and rice are good.

They also have breakfast, which I have not tried yet.

Aug 13, 2006
maribx in Los Angeles Area

What Restaurants Have Lived Up To All The Hype?

La Terza in Los Angeles is THE place for fine dining!! EVERYTHING there is out delicious. Just bring your wallet.

Aug 13, 2006
maribx in Los Angeles Area

Chicken wings

I love fried, crispy chicken wings that are not greasy, and I have found the place- Porky's BBQ on Manchester in Inglewood. They are apparently now serving Golden Bird chicken, minus the grease. I remember Golden Bird from years ago, however, I was always appalled at the grease. The taste was always great, but the grease was a killer turn off, and the chicken was often un-even, sometimes the batter was too thick. Yuck.

I have been going to Porky's every chance I get for the BBQ (I live in West Hollywood, so I can't get there too often for the delish BBQ) but after tasting the chicken wings, which were browned, perfectly seasoned and grease free) I will have to make extra trips there for the chicken. The sides are still unbelievable, so now it is a real toss up as to what to order there. Just wanted to put this out. Not exactly healthy fare, but once in a while, it is well worth the sin and the drive!

Aug 13, 2006
maribx in Los Angeles Area