Southern and soul food have a special place in the American food canon. 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 a comforting bowl of jambalaya.
While some restaurants are longstanding spots that lean soul or Southern, a handful of newcomers have taken their versions in offbeat and sometimes modern directions. With that, here are LA’s 14 essential Southern and soul food restaurants, presented from west to east.
Added: Alta Adams, Comfort L.A., Hotville Chicken, Krimsey’s Cajun Kitchen, My Two Cents
Removed: Phillip’s Bar-B-Que, Preux & Proper, Soul Hollywood (closed)Read More