Category: Fried Chicken

  • Major Dave’s Chicken

    Major Dave’s Chicken

    If you follow my Instagram feed, you know how hard I’ve fallen for Nashville Hot Chicken, specifically Howlin’ Ray’s (review).  As far as I knew, they were the only ones serving this regional dish in Los Angeles, but then I started hearing about Major Dave’s Chicken in Pasadena, and I decided a few months ago […]

  • LA Street Food Fest 2015

    LA Street Food Fest 2015

    LA Street Food Fest 2015 took place this weekend at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.  Believe it or not, this is the first time I’ve attended the event, now in its 6th year.  I meant to attend last year, but it conflicted with Tacolandia.  This year, I made sure my schedule was clear for LASFF.  […]

  • Howlin’ Ray’s Hot Chicken

    Howlin’ Ray’s Hot Chicken

    I’m not the most versed in regional American cuisine, so until recently I hadn’t realized that Tennessee, specifically Nashville, had a variation on fried chicken known as Hot Chicken.  Neither embedded in the meat, marinade, or batter, nor sloshed with sauce until dripping, the fried chicken is rendered “hot” by the manual application of cayenne […]

  • Night+Market Song

    Night+Market Song

    It’s been nearly a year since I’ve written about Night+Market, the ultra-popular West Hollywood Thai “street food” restaurant, and quite a lot has happened in the past year.  Most significantly, Night+Market Song, the long-awaited Silver Lake location debuted in March.  Helmed by power-couple Kris Yenbamroong and Sarah St. Lifer, back-of-house and front-of house, respectively, Song […]

  • The Misfit’s $5 Bar Fly Lunches in Santa Monica

    The Misfit’s $5 Bar Fly Lunches in Santa Monica

    [Update, January 2015:  The Bar Fly Lunch menu has changed somewhat.  The burger is no longer available as a $5 lunch option, replaced with a chicken salad, and some of the other items moved days of the week.] If someone asks you what Santa Monica is known for, as far as food goes, there are […]