There is much to love about soul and Southern food. A plate of pork chops or chicken smothered in salty, thick gravy. Impeccable regional barbecue. The soft, chewy bread on a New Orlean’s po’ boy. Or the comfort of a bowl of jambalaya. Southern and soul food have a special place in the American food canon. While there are some restaurants that have been doing the traditional soul or Southern in Los Angeles for over 20 years, a handful of newcomers have taken their versions in offbeat and sometimes modern directions. With that, here are LA’s ten essential Southern and soul food restaurants, presented from west to east.
Added: Harold & Belle’s, Soul Food Renaissance in LBC, Les Sisters, Ms B’s M & M Soul Food
Removed: Orleans & York, Barbara JeanRead More