Ann's Cornbread Bibingka "bringing elements of a traditional filipino dessert"; cornmeal combined w/ rice flour, coconut milk, etc. baked on a banana leaf; "best cornbread I've ever had...this is like fat black-lady cornbread"-Chris Rock; looks good
Beef Tri-Tip specialty; 4-6 hr-smoked season-crusted sirloin beef, cut deli thin & paired w/ home made horseradish sauce or vinegar-based Sawsawan sauce (try dipping in both); "out-of-bounds delicious!"-Guy Fieri; looks good
Mama Leah's Coconut Beef chef's mom's recipe; Filipino comfort food; 6-16 hr-smoked chuck roll, cubed & stewed in a coconut cream; served over rice; looks good
est. 2009; started as a catering company...opened restaurant in 2012; "American cuts of BBQ with a Filipino flavor"; Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock & David Spade (actors from "Grown Ups 2") made guest appearance
pasteurizes on site and makes all ice cream, sorbets & dairy free ice creams on premises from scratch every day using fresh ingredients from produce from the Santa Monica Farmers Market (purchased every Wednesday); multiple locations
#1 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best for the Holidays); since 1922; "good cheer, warm hospitality and exceptional food in a cozy old world atmosphere" (from its website); John Wayne, Clark Gable, Mary Pickford & Walt Disney were regulars; at Christmas time, everything is covered w/ glitter lights & garland & servers dressed in old world costumes
opened in 2009; exotic sausage grill offering 20 varieties + 30 premium beer offerings from Germany & Belgium; celebrity sightings: Will Ferrell & Jennifer Love Hewitt; long lines; second location in L.A.