THINGS I ATE: Hot Dogs and More at Dog Haus

At a recent food event at the LA Times, I managed to sample (read: GORGE UNABASHEDLY) some offerings from local hot dog impresario Dog Haus, and needless to say, I was hooked. Imagine my delight when I was invited to a media-comped lunch at Dog Haus this past weekend. Normally, I wouldn’t trek all the …

THINGS I ATE: Sausage and Beer at ‘Berlin Currywurst’

It’s October, and among the fall pleasures in Los Angeles is Oktoberfest, that German celebration of the harvest or beer or who knows what. The point is that I have Germany on the mind, which means this is a great opportunity to revisit a restaurant my friends and I dropped by over the summer: Berlin …

Grindhaus Is Closing. I’m Sad.

Sausages are the new black here in LA with Wurstk├╝che, Berlin Currwurst, Wirsthaus, and Currywurst all jockeying for position. Sadly, the sausage wars have taken their first casualty: Grindhaus, a great, small shop that sold absolutely delicious sausages. The outfit sent out a newsletter just minutes ago announcing that the “Sausagpocalypse” had arrived. Yes, Grindhaus …

Hollywood Gets More Sausage at District 13

Image via Eater Ever since Wurstk├╝che burst onto the scene, Los Angeles has slowly be coming around to the sausage. Berlin Currywurst opened in February, followed by Grindhaus LA, and now on Friday we look to be getting District 13 in Hollywood, which promises “15 to 20 different links from beef to brat to lamb, …

A Tale Of Three Sausages from Grindhaus LA

Sausage is the new black here in Los Angeles, with restaurants such as Wurstkuche and Berlin Currywurst drawing crowds (rightfully so). Joining in the fun is Grindhaus, a specialty sausage shop that opened up a few months ago in Hollywood. They don’t cook sausage, but they sell it, and after having sampled some of their …