Echo Park Lake with Downtown Los Angeles Skyline - photo by Adoramassey under CC BY-SA 4.0
Echo Park Lake with Downtown Los Angeles Skyline - photo by Adoramassey under CC BY-SA 4.0

LOS ANGELES: ALL OF THE RESTAURANTS PICKED BY ANTHONY BOURDAIN ON NO RESERVATIONS

When Anthony Bourdain visited Los Angeles on his show No Reservations Season 3 Episode 6 (originally aired February 5th, 2007), he and his crew picked many restaurants. Here are all the addresses and the dishes showcased on No Reservations Los Angeles, all in a convenient list:

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DISH – Chicken and Waffles, and Stymie’s Choice

WHAT IS IT?

Chicken and Waffles – a dish of fried chicken with gravy and waffles with maple syrup; Stymie’s Choice – batter-fried chicken livers, eggs, grits and gravy.

WHERE IS IT?                                  

Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles – Hollywood
1514 N Gower St
Los Angeles, CA, United States

NO RESERVATIONS LOS ANGELES NOTES

Stymie’s Choice is a signature menu item of Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles in west LA.

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DISH – French Dip

WHAT IS IT?

Thin slices of meat in a French roll and can be topped with Swiss cheese and onions, served with a dipping broth from the meat cooking process.

WHERE IS IT?

Philippe The Original
1001 N Alameda St
Los Angeles, CA, United States

NO RESERVATIONS LOS ANGELES NOTES

Philippe’s is a famous place for French dips in the downtown area of LA, and their Lamb Dip was highly recommended to Anthony Bourdain.

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DISH – Goat Taco

WHAT IS IT?

Cilantro, onions, tender roasted pieces of goat and consommé on a tortilla.

WHERE IS IT?

Birrieria Chalio
3580 E 1st St
Los Angeles, CA, United States

NO RESERVATIONS LOS ANGELES NOTES

The specialty of the house is roasted goat, done old-style.

DISH – Khanom Tokyo

WHAT IS IT?

Thai crepe with pandan cream filling.

WHERE IS IT?

Bhan Kanom Thai
5271 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA, United States

NO RESERVATIONS LOS ANGELES NOTES

Bhan Kanom Thai is a Thai bakery located in New Hollywood Plaza.

DISH – Boat Noodles

WHAT IS IT?

Noodle dish originally sold on the rivers back in Thailand that consists of thin rice noodles, broth spiced with hot chili, and meat of varying textures – from tendon to liver and meatballs.

WHERE IS IT?                         

Sapp Coffee Shop
5183 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA, United States

NO RESERVATIONS LOS ANGELES NOTES

Anthony Bourdain described Sapp Coffee Shop in Thai Town in LA as “a non-descript coffee shop in the middle of a strip mall, with a C-rating from the City of Los Angeles”. Nonetheless, he was impressed with their Boat Noodles.

DISH – Burrito

WHAT IS IT?

Vegetables, meat and other ingredients wrapped in a flour tortilla following a cylindrical shape that is sealed at one end.

WHERE IS IT?

Acosta Tacos
4539 W Imperial Hwy
Lennox, CA, United States

NO RESERVATIONS LOS ANGELES NOTES

Acosta Tacos has been reported to have already closed for good.