Fundamental LA

Cheap Eats: Sandwiches, June 2012

The spartan shop has a rotating menu that manages to be both modish and hearty: pan-roasted sweetbreads with pickled turnips, or egg salad made with crème fraîche instead of mayo. A contemporary take on porchetta—an inch-thick slab of roasted pork belly slathered with sauerkraut and XXL-grain mustard—is the crowning achievement. A sandwich might run you $10, but the quality makes up for the price.