There's a weird temperature slump in between the months of November and February in Los Angeles where some days your weather app will tell you the high will be 64 degrees, which means you need to pack a scarf. Which is to say Los Angeles doesn't really have "winter." It does, however, have nights where you will crave something beefy, something hot and something soupy. Preferably with a bed of carbs thrown in.
Look no further. In what has to be one of the most tragic ironies in the culinary world, Los Angeles happens to be home to some of the best steaming Asian noodle soups in the nation. Whether it's Thai boat noodles, Korean kalbitang or sullungtang, a spicy Chinese beef noodle soup or a nice steaming bowl of Vietnamese pho, there's a place to get beef soup noodles in Los Angeles proper. Here's a quick primer for the uninitiated.Read More