Take-out ideas in Mission Hills/Old Town/Hillcrest/Little Italy
Hi there, 'hounds,
I'm uninspired to cook tonight and need some take-out ideas from any of the neighborhoods listed in the title of my post. I've gotten burritos from Lucha Libre and fish tacos from Blue Water, but would appreciate some other ideas. How about moderately priced take-out sushi? What about any of the Hillcrest restaurants--any cheap/moderately priced gems? I'm not craving anything in particular so open to all cuisines. TIA!
Excellent question. Here are a couple of places in my semi-regular rotation. I'm also interested in seeing what others come up with for take out.
Empirehouse urban palate
Lefty's Pizza (deep dish)
R.K. Sushi (not particularly good, but better than Sushi Deli & I've never gotten sick)
Tender Greens is my #1 takeout choice. It's a little further than you want, perhaps, but is certainly worth the drive.
I agree about Saffron. I don't understand the laudation it receives.
Masa Izakaya might be worth trying. Back when it first opened, it was named Teriyaki Cowboy and was almost exclusively take out. When it first became more upscale, Masa refused to do any takeout. They were even reluctant to let diners take a doggy bag. Perhaps they've become less strident.