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Micah Wexler started the eponymous Wexler's Deli to serve gourmet Jewish food in the delicatessen style. This chef emphasizes correct production methods and age-old techniques are used for smoking the meat and seafood. The meat is cured in a unique mix of spices and smoked for a very long time on apple wood to achieve the correct flavors and textures. Guests can watch as the staff slice the salmon and pastrami and serve the meat for takeaway or dining. Popular menu items include bagels served with cream cheese and smoked sturgeon, and the L.A. Bird, a roast turkey sandwich with coleslaw and mustard filling. To accompany the dishes, try beverages like Chocolate Egg Cream and the specialty pickles that are fermented using salt brine. The white, brick-walled counter is frequented by professionals who want a quick, gourmet snack for the road.
Simply Salad serves pre-prepared salads as well as offers an option where guests can create their own salads. Their signature dishes include the Greco-Roman, Cardini's Caesar, Thai It Up! and the Earthy, Nutty, Crunchy Salad. If you choose to make your own salad, choose from Romaine and Iceberg green vegetables, add seafood like salmon or meat such as BBQ chicken, along with blue cheese or crumbled feta and soak the combination in an unusual salad dressing like Horseradish or Sweet Waldorf. This restaurant also serves sides such as candied walnuts and a range of beverages including Pom Wonderful Tea.
Located across 2nd Street, this dining outlet serves excellent Japanese cuisine. Right from the starters like Octopus Wasabi, Sashimi Salad to the mains, patrons love the authentic flavors and exquisite dressing for every dish. And, along with your lovely meal, you can also choose from drinks like beer and shochu that perfectly complement the tasty dishes. Check website for details.
Spitz - Little Tokyo is one of the multiple branches of Spitz, which has popularized the Döner Kebab in California. This Turkish dish consists of lamb, beef, veal or chicken roasted on a vertical spit. At Spitz, while cooking the minced lamb on a vertical broiler, its juices are allowed to gently flow down. These juices caramelize on the meat surface, after which the meat is cut into extremely thin slices and utilized in the dishes. Their menu includes Mediterranean Döner served with kalamata olives, hummus and feta, Döner Salad, Döquitos, a creative version of taquitos, Street Cart Döner and Zesty Feta Döner. Their Turkish and Mediterranean dishes, infused with a touch of Californian flavors offers an eclectic and delightful experience.
Indulge in some delicious seafood specialties at The Oyster Gourmet when you visit The Grand Central Market. You are in for treating your taste buds with the scrumptious oyster delicacies offered here. The Oyster Gourmet offers a menu that changes daily and uses fresh seafood and finest quality ingredients. Apart from their delicious menu, it offers an extensive wine and beer list. You can plan a party here as the venue offers catering services. The friendly staff and unique oyster-like kiosk will make you want to come back for more.
Horse Thief BBQ, as its name suggests, specializes in classic American barbecue dishes. Though its menu is not extensive, each item is carefully prepared and is infused with complex flavors and textures. Its main courses consist of Beef Brisket, Spare Ribs, Pulled Pork and Rib Tips. These dishes are complemented by sides such as Jicama Cabbage Slaw, Bacon and Blue Cheese Potato Salad and Aged White Cheddar Mac 'n' Cheese. The mains and side dishes are served in plates and bowls which are then placed on trays in an attractive manner to create a whole meal. Do not miss the delicious Banana Pudding for dessert.