Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Rate-A-Restaurant #375: My Two Cents (Mid-City)

Great Los Angeles Walk 2016

Restaurant: My Two ¢ents

Location: 5583 West Pico Blvd (Mid-City)

Type of restaurant: Southern/Soul Food

Great Los Angeles Walk 2016

We stipulated: For the 11th annual Great Los Angeles Walk, we returned to Pico Boulevard. There were many options between La Brea and Fairfax to stop for lunch, but I wanted to try something new, and the people I was walking with -- Anthony and Joni -- were also game. My Two Cents sounded like a good alternative.

Great Los Angeles Walk 2016

They stipulated: "From the Soil to Your Soul We are committed to using fresh LOCAL organic Ingredients."

Two Cents

What we ordered: Mike: Oxtail tacos ($10), sweet potato crumble ($5)
Two Cents

High point:  The tacos were flavorful, especially when dabbed with a bit of BBQ sauce.

Low point:  Truly slooooowwwww service.

Great Los Angeles Walk 2016

Overall impression: Nice option on Pico -- and when Anthony's crab cake order came short one crabcake (they ran out), the restaurant comped him a bowl of black-eyed pea soup, which ended up being his favorite part of the meal. Also: There's no signage, so you may miss it from the street. Look for the mural.

Will we return: Perhaps, if we're in the neighborhood.

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