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12565 Washington Blvd. (Boise Ave.) Send to Phone
310-398-7700 | Menu
Inventive cuisine at a reasonable price at this casual neighborhood spot. Read's review of Roy Choi’s food truck, Kogi Korean BBQ-To-Go.
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Lunch Sat.-Sun., Dinner nightly
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4.5 rating over 3 reviews
Dining room at A-Frame, Los Angeles, CA

A-Frame Restaurant Review

: As the name suggests, it’s relatively easy to find A-Frame just from the architecture alone. David Reiss, owner of the Alibi Room, continues his reign on Washington Boulevard with the help of chef Roy Choi of the Kogi Korean BBQ-To-Go truck brigade. Within the former shell of an IHOP, A-Frame’s kitchen offers a modern approach to cooking. Considered "picnic dining," guests are encouraged to share throughout the entire meal. Expect layers of unpredictable flavors, like the chicken and cornbread salad, with Italian sausage ragoût, salsa verde and pickled red onion. There are occasional misses, such as the overly greasy bittersweet tempura; but the hits, like the crackling beer can chicken or the air-dried and chili rubbed spare ribs are addictive. The bar slings crafty, well-made cocktails, but we preferred the smartly picked list of dry white wines that paired well with dinner. Desserts are equally comforting and surprising. The “chu-don’t-know-mang” is a plate of pound cake churros that are made more decadent when dipped in chocolate malted ice cream. Service can be cold and slow, but the creative cuisine and reasonable prices more than make up for it.

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