Filling the torta void
LA Mag writes that Primera Taza is upping the torta game in Boyle Heights, with the coffee shop now offering some creative takes on tortas with a lonche de lomo stuffed with adobo-marinaded pork tenderloin, or a birote, a sourdough bun filled with pork, salsa, pickled jalapenos, and cream. [LA Mag]
Pho plus burrito = phorrito?
The phorrito is back on the secret menus at both the Venice and Pico-Robertson outlets of Komodo, according to FoodGPS.
Asian breakfast in Playa del Rey
Phorage PDR, which is helmed by Ulises Alfaro, is launching a swell new breakfast menu with a banh mi breakfast burrito, pork belly biscuit, and spiced cranberry french toast. It's served from 6:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Wednesday to Sunday. There's even an Intelligentsia coffee setup, for those who need a caffeine jolt to go with their tuna melt cakes.
Downtown's new healthy lunch spot
Om Nom Organics (that name...) is now open in Downtown's Financial District with a healthy slate of wraps, salads, and other bites that'll cater to the local lunch crowd. Open daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
A homey cafe in the Arts District you don't know about
LA Weekly dives into the Black Fig cafe at Sci-Arc, the top-grade architecture and design school hidden into the Arts District. The cafe is open to the public, and it's a gem for those looking for an affordable, familiar lunch in the area. Think pulled pork sandwiches on pretzel buns or a burger topped with bacon, french onions, and cheddar.
More on Moby's Little Pine, from the man himself
Food is the New Rock chats with Moby this week. Recall that the musician opened Little Pine in Silver Lake a few weeks ago.