The Sycamore Kitchen - Digest - Los Angeles magazine

The Sycamore Kitchen

[Mid Wilshire]

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At first we dismissed Karen Hatfield’s new café as a humble bakery-and- sandwiches operation. How wrong we were. OK, the tuna sammie is fish on white bread, but it’s fresh albacore on a house-made country loaf. The chicken salad on crispy “toast” is flecked with tarragon, studded with grapes and walnuts, and dressed with a Greek yogurt aioli. Heartier fare includes a BLTA with bacon and pork belly and a croque ma-dame that’s faultless—no surprise if you’ve had the more formal version at Hatfield’s. Leave room for pastries like the berries-and-cream cookie and the Breton butter bomb known as kouign amann. » 143 S. La Brea Ave., 323-939-0151

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