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800 E. Third St. (Traction Ave.) Send to Phone
213-687-4444 | Menu
Gourmet and exotic grilled sausages, complemented by Belgian fries and imported beers.
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Wurstkuche, Los Angeles, CA

Wurstkuche Restaurant Review

: Gourmet and exotic grilled sausages can be found at Wurstküche, opened by cousins Joseph Pitruzzelli and Tyler Wilson. Pitruzzelli, a designer by trade, has created an edgy industrial space that fits in with the neighborhood, the gradually transforming Toy District. Line up and order grilled sausages featuring combinations like buffalo with chipotle; rattlesnake with jalapeño; rabbit, veal and pork seasoned with white wine; and alligator and hickory-smoked pork andouille. There's also sweet and hot Italian, bockwurst and bratwurst for traditionalists. Double-dipped Belgian fries are the showcased side dish here, with sauces ranging from the semi-traditional (chipotle mayo, ranch) to the somewhat exotic (Thai peanut, curry ketchup). Wash it all down with one of the many imported beers on tap, or with a specialty soda from Fentimans or Reed’s. A DJ in the dining room helps keep customers entertained. Also located at 623 Lincoln Blvd., Venice, 213-687-4444.

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LOVE the Duck & Bacon with Jalapeno Pepper Sausage!
by MyLastBite on Sun Feb 15, 2009 12:12 pm
My husband and I celebrated a different kind of Valentine's Day this year. Instead of our usual fancy "schmancy" dinner out, we opted for an afternoon trek downtown to Wurstküche, the "Purveyor of Exotic Grilled Sausages".

After we parked (conveniently right out front of Wurstküche Restaurant), we walked in and quickly went over the menu. The sausages are broken down into three categories: "Classics", "Gourmet" and "Exotics". I ordered the Duck & Bacon with Jalapeno Pepper Sausage ($7.75) and Peter went for the Rattlesnake & Rabbit with Jalapeno Peppers ($7.75)

Along with sausages we also ordered Belgian Fries ($3.50) with Truffle Oil (+$1.50), which came with a dipping sauce. Choices were: Sweet and Sassy BBQ, Blue Cheese Walnut Bacon, Buttermilk Ranch, Thai Peanut, Tzatziki, Chipolte Ketchup, Sundried Tomato Mayo, Chipolte Mayo and Pesto Mayo. We selected the Blue Cheese Walnut Bacon.

The list of beers (draft and bottled) were a little intimidating because, honestly, we're not really into beer, so basically we blindly chose one each. Both draft beers, I selected the Chimay White and Peter ordered the Houblan Chouffe which was an Indian Pale. Both of our beers were good. My Chimay White was crisp and a tiny bit bitter (in a good way). Peter's beer (the Indian pale, Houblan Chouffe) was amazing. I kept sipping it trying to figure out the flavor I was tasting, and I swear there was a hint of passion fruit. 

Between the two sausages we shared, we both really loved the Duck, Bacon with Jalapeno and will definitely order that again and again. Next time we'll have to try the Alligator & Pork or Green Chillies & Cilantro as well.

Note: The Rattlesnake & Rabbit with Jalapeno Peppers was good, but the Duck, Bacon with Jalapeno was "make your eyes roll back in your head" good. Lots of photos on MyLastBite dot com
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