Nate n’ Al, Beverly Hills

David: As our blog namesake suggests, I’m the corned beef of this operation. Unfortunately, I have yet to find anything here in LA that compares to the deli fare (what we call simply, “deli”) I grew up on in Detroit. It makes me sad. Last weekend, we ended up at Nate ‘n Al, a Los…

Cooks County, West Hollywood

Jen: I started going to Cooks County last year, when I was working at an art gallery a couple blocks down the street. It’s on the awkward stretch of Beverly Boulevard across from the awful 24-hour Swingers diner, and light on foot traffic. Every time I went—twice for brunch, and once each for lunch and dinner, it was…

Mo-Chica, Downtown

Jen: After a beach day in Malibu full of sun, sand and naps (but lacking in snacks because we forgot to pack any) we were looking for a good meal. We settled on Mo-Chica, a restaurant we’ve been to before, but in its original location (Zorn will tell more about that—it involves a decrepit 80s…

Top Round Roast Beef, Mid-City

Jen: Our friend that thought of the idea for this blog, Marisa, was a vegetarian up until about a year ago. Trusting our adventurous, novelty seeking palates, she asked us to go with her and try her first roast beef ever at the recently debuted Top Round Roast Beef, a 1950’s style drive-in diner meant…