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Roast Pork with Gravy in the Los Angeles or Orange County area?

Wass up fellow Feasters!

Any take on the best Roast Pork with Gravy in the Los Angeles or Orange County area?

I haven't found any spots comparable to:

1. Tsukenjo's lunch truck (Honolulu)
2. L&L Hawaiian BBQ (Sacramento-Mack Road)
3. L&L Hawaiian BBQ (Oceanside-Vista way)

Note: Most L&Ls do not serve Roast Pork with Gravy - but if you should find one that does - try it - truly incredible!

Much Appreciated and get Hyped!

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  1. Paul's Kitchen in downtown Los Angeles.
    Not sure if it's on the menu, but ask for it. You won't regret. It's in a league of it's own.

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    Paul's Kitchen
    1012 S San Pedro St, Los Angeles, CA 90015

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    1. re: monku

      Hi Monku, is Paul's Kitchen's roast pork & gravy similar to the old Woey Loy Goey Restaurant on Jackson St. in San Francisco Chinatown (if you've ever eaten there)?

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      Paul's Kitchen
      1012 S San Pedro St, Los Angeles, CA 90015

      1. re: Galen

        Last time I ate at Woey Loy Goey maybe 20 years ago but didn't eat roast pork & gravy.

        Big plate of rice topped with a generous amount of roast pork and light colored gravy. The more I think about it you have to ask for it, it's not on the menu.

        1. re: monku

          Is Paul's Kitchen's roast pork & gravy like char sui or like a slice of pork roast?

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          Paul's Kitchen
          1012 S San Pedro St, Los Angeles, CA 90015

          1. re: Galen

            Char sui....and their char sui is some of the best.

            1. re: monku

              yes I like the char sui at Pauls Kitchen. Last time I had the Tommy Lasorda dinner with my son, we ate allot of food and took home the balance for lunch the next day.. They had some char sui on the appertizer plate.. Good chicken salad there too but I digress..

              1. re: Foodandwine

                Can't beat the Tommy LaGorda Special $10.25/p. Three of us usually get it for two ($20.50). Still more than enough food.

    2. Clifton's Cafeteria perhaps?

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      Clifton's Cafeteria
      648 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90014

      1. Sounds like something you'd find at a Boston Market

        1. We're talking "local line grinds" Cliftons and BM wouldn't come close.

          1. Had it recently at Rutt's Hawaiian Cafe on Washington Blvd. in Mar Vista. It was a special that night at a slightly discounted price, but it is on their regular menu - so available any day.

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            Rutt's Hawaiian Cafe
            12114 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066

            1. Thanks All!

              I'll try each one and get back to you - Paul's and Rutt's sounds incredible!

              Right on Monku - Local Kine Grindz Brah!!!!

              1. I tried the roast pork at Rutt's in west Covina and found the gravy kind of tasteless. I do like the roast pork at Ohana Hawaiian bbq, not to be confused with Ono Hawaiian bbq, where they have it on there regular menu. I've eaten at the one in Veron on Soto and one in Monterey Park.

                1. Sounds like you're looking for Hawaiian style food. Bruddah's in Gardena might be the ticket. Ate there once recently and found their food rather heavy, but they do give you a lot.
                  http://losangeles.menupages.com/resta...

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                  Bruddah's
                  1033 W Gardena Blvd, Gardena, CA 90247

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                  1. re: Feed_me

                    Good call on Bruddah's.
                    Food there's got to be heavy....you see the people that dine there?

                    They got the best loco moco around....another meat & gravy favorite of mine.

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                    Bruddah's
                    1033 W Gardena Blvd, Gardena, CA 90247

                    1. re: monku

                      That's true (about the customers) monku. The server was much more svelte. Kind of like that girl I knew who ended up working at Jenny Craig. She never had a weight problem. Maybe they're hiding the awful truth! I'm usually a big eater myself, but I couldn't bring myself to shovel down a dessert after eating my entree. My friend who lives in the area was shocked since he's seen me "pack it in" plenty of times.

                      1. re: Feed_me

                        They got dessert there?
                        I never noticed.

                      2. re: monku

                        Had the (short rib) pot roast there not long ago. It came with thick brown gravy very similar to the roast pork plate lunch I used to get at Kyle's Drive In on St. Louis Drive and Waialae back in the 60s. They had the best roast pork with rice, gravy, and mac salad.

                    2. Roast Pork with Gravy?!?

                      Isn't it hot where your at???

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                      1. re: Scotty

                        It's hot in Hawaii, but for some reason everything is better smothered in gravy.

                        1. re: Scotty

                          When it's just a hair over 100F in the SGV, there's nothing like drowning your sweat in a hot bowl of pho ... then chasing it with a tall glass of ca phe sua da.

                        2. Taylor's Steakhouse in La Canada has roast pork loin & dressing on their Wednesday lunch specials. It's $12.95. I assume it comes with gravy. I haven't personally tried it but I have never had a bad meal there.

                          http://www.taylorssteakhouse.com/menu...

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                          Taylor's Steakhouse
                          901 Foothill Blvd, La Canada, CA 91011

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                          1. re: Sam D.

                            Plate lunch is kinda like this.....$5-$6

                             
                            1. re: monku

                              OK. So I guess this is in a different class. :-)

                              1. re: Sam D.

                                Even Paul's Kitchen is a slightly different class because it comes on a plate and not in a styrofoam box.

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                                Paul's Kitchen
                                1012 S San Pedro St, Los Angeles, CA 90015

                              2. re: monku

                                Wow! Nice looking roast pork. Is that from Brudda's?

                                1. re: Galen

                                  Not from Bruddah's, it would be bigger if it were.

                                  I "poached" the picture from Google and it didn't identify the place, but a good representative sample of what the OP was looking for.

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                                  Bruddah's
                                  1033 W Gardena Blvd, Gardena, CA 90247

                                2. re: monku

                                  Here's what I'm looking for like in SF Chinatown's New Lun Ting Cafe or Mariposa Cafeteria.

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                                  Mariposa
                                  110 Pine Ave Ste 400, Long Beach, CA 90802

                                   
                                  1. re: Galen

                                    Paul's Kitchen except no corn.

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                                    Paul's Kitchen
                                    1012 S San Pedro St, Los Angeles, CA 90015

                                    1. re: monku

                                      The dish at Mariposa and New Lun Ting is not char sui with gravy, it's roast pork.

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                                      Mariposa
                                      110 Pine Ave Ste 400, Long Beach, CA 90802

                                      1. re: Galen

                                        OK....roast pork vs bbq pork.

                                        A fine line in my book....one is marinated and one isn't, but they're both roasted in the same kind of oven.