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10 Fantastic Classic and Creative Egg Dishes in Los Angeles

wienermobile Oct 11, 2013 11:27 AM

LA Weekly made a list of their 10 top egg dishes in LA and I think they got it right. Yes the Egg Salad Sandwich at Euro Pane made the list. Take a look and tell me what"s missing.

  1. Servorg Oct 11, 2013 11:35 AM

    I love the tempura egg that Hannosuke serves with their ten don bowls http://www.yelp.com/biz_photos/hannos...

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    1. re: Servorg
      wienermobile Oct 11, 2013 11:39 AM

      100% agree. I dish that should be included. For me they also left out Mozza's Ricotta & Egg Raviolo with browned butter and Plan Check's Pastrami Nosh.

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      jessejames Oct 11, 2013 11:44 AM


      Saddlepeak Lodge used to do this soft boiled egg with a side of caviar and toast sticks for dipping in soft boiled egg, and coating with the caviar...i've enjoyed that concept generally at a few other spots in town.

      1. wienermobile Oct 11, 2013 11:45 AM

        and how could I forget Superba Snack Bar's smoked bucatini carbonara, poached egg, pancetta, black pepper & parmesan.

        1. A5 KOBE Oct 11, 2013 11:46 AM

          Thee Slut!!!

          Limiting the list to 10 though? Brent's pastrami and eggs is a classic and pretty amazing.

          1. ipsedixit Oct 11, 2013 07:30 PM

            I could probably name 10 other egg dishes than those.

            (Well, at least 9, anyway)

            1. J.L. Oct 12, 2013 12:33 PM

              Melisse, Petrossian, Hannosuke all should be included.

              Oh, and the matsutake chawan mushi at Shunji as well.

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              1. re: J.L.
                Porthos Oct 12, 2013 10:16 PM

                What about the sea urchin with truffle chawan mushi? ;-)

                1. re: Porthos
                  J.L. Oct 12, 2013 11:29 PM

                  Certainly qualifies as a "surf n turf" egg dish, no less!

                  1. re: Porthos
                    Tripeler Oct 13, 2013 01:07 AM

                    Great photo there, Porthos. It certainly looks expensive... likely worth what you had to pay for it.

                    1. re: Tripeler
                      Porthos Oct 13, 2013 02:01 AM

                      If I'm not mistaken I think the a la carte price is a mere $10-20. Closer to $10 and I'm only adding $20 because I can't believe it's only $10-ish!

                      1. re: Porthos
                        Tripeler Oct 13, 2013 02:55 AM

                        Wow, that is remarkably inexpensive. Hard to imagine truffles with uni -- sort of blows my culinary mind. I have had chawan mushi with foie gras and with uni, but never together. This was in Tokyo where there are a few places (like my neighborhood sake bar) that do gorgonzola-ae and different Japanese small dishes then sneak in blue cheese or gorgonzola, and the only way to pair them with sake is to get one of those lactic acid-heavy sakes like kimoto or yamahai since pure acidity won't really do the trick. Anyway, thanks for the response.

                        1. re: Tripeler
                          Porthos Oct 13, 2013 03:09 AM

                          Raku Vegas has a pretty ridiculously good foie chawan mushi served with a side of udon used for dipping into said foie chawan mushi. Pretty darned good at 2am.

                          1. re: Porthos
                            Tripeler Oct 13, 2013 03:17 AM

                            This is puzzling, because Chawan Mushi is usually not liquid enough to be used as a dip for noodles -- as if a dipping sauce for noodles is a commonplace item (it really isn't). But oddly enough, there is a chain in Japan called Raku which is quite cheap and serves various egg dishes like omelets and omu-rice and the like.

                            1. re: Tripeler
                              Porthos Oct 13, 2013 09:31 AM

                              When it's all mixed together, think of it like a thick cream sauce which clings to the udon.

                    2. re: Porthos
                      kevin Oct 13, 2013 11:03 PM

                      The sea urchin with white truffles chawan mushi is one of my favorites there.

                  2. aching Oct 13, 2013 04:44 PM

                    I had the Green Eggs and Ham at Bucato today. It was good (although the white was slightly undercooked for my taste), but I thought that the Crispy Polenta with Wild Mushrooms, which also included an egg, was the standout dish.

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                    1. re: aching
                      Stravinsky Oct 29, 2013 02:50 AM

                      How does it compare to the Green Eggs and Ham at Huckelberry?

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