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Man Finds Food - "Incognito in Escondido"

  (4 restaurants)    
Aired on: April 1, 2015 
Aired on: April 1, 2015 
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Cha Cha Chili: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Cha Cha ChiliSee Cha Cha Chili Video ($)
(1178 ratings)

4625 Valley Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90032
(323) 222-8900
chachachili.com
  • El Jefe Taco
    short ribs, salsa verde, chipotle pepper slices, avocado, Cotija cheese on corn masa; on special menu
  • Spicy Pork Chimichanga
    "like a sushi roll mixed w/ a burrito"; spicy pork, marinated rice, beans, cheese, spicy mayo, Sriracha rolled in a tortilla, battered, deep-fried & sliced like sushi rolls; looks good
  • Lomo Burrito
    off-menu item; burrito w/ Korean marinated short ribs, stir-fried rice, veggie medley (red onion, red bell pepper, tomato, garlic, cilantro, french fries) & "Lomo" sauce
4.0 out of 5
1178 ratings
est. 2009; Korean-Mexican Fusion restaurant; Other Recipes: Mushroom Poppers
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Escondite: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
EsconditeSee Escondite Video ($$)
(639 ratings)

410 Boyd St Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 626-1800
www.theescondite.com
  • John Belu-Cheese Burger
    burger patty w/ crumbled bleu cheese, battered, fried, then tossed in house buffalo sauce & topped w/ bleu cheese dressing & pringles for crunch; available on Tuesdays only (check menu for updates); looks good!
  • Godzilla Destroys Sandwich
    off-menu item; 6oz NY strip steak, toasted hash browns, apple-wood bacon, 2 fried eggs, provolone cheese, grilled onions & mushrooms; served on a french roll & topped w/ breakfast gravy & Mexican hot sauce; looks sloppy & good
4.0 out of 5
639 ratings
sports bar; "Escondite" translate to "hidden"...hence there is no signage at the front and entrance is discreetly on the side
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  • "The Champ" (Sandwich)
    winner of the 2008 Grilled Cheese Invitational; raisin walnut bread, taleggio, beef short ribs, apricot caper puree, dried tomato
  • Inside-Out Sandwich
    "inside-out" is off-menu item; all the fillings of inside of "The Champ" sandwich also on the outside (filling-bread-filling-bread); raisin walnut bread, taleggio, beef short ribs, apricot caper puree, dried tomato; looks good
3.5 out of 5
261 ratings
CLOSED; specializing comfort food
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Jitlada Restaurant: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Jitlada RestaurantSee Jitlada Restaurant Video ($$)
(1806 ratings)

5233 W Sunset Blvd Map It!
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 667-9809
www.jitladala.com
  • Crying Tiger Pork
  • Green Curry Chicken
    served w/ side of rice
  • Tom Yum Soup
    seafood-based; looks good
  • Jazz Burger
    off-menu item (need to order 24-hrs in advance); Thai-spiced burger (including Thai chili peppers) topped w/ Thai basil, tomato, red onion, aioli & more Thai chili; looks good
3.5 out of 5
1806 ratings
originally opened in 1970s, new owners took over in 2006; serving Thai cuisine; co-owner/chef Jazz Singsanong was a winner of "Guy's Grocery Games"; "one of the best Thai experiences I've ever had" -Guy Fieri
Man Finds Food - "Incognito in Escondido"   (4 restaurants)    
Aired on: April 1, 2015 
Aired on: April 1, 2015