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Phat Birds in East L.A.; French fare in Highland Park; Father’s Day at Haché L.A.

Jun 16, 2017

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BY CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL

East Los Angeles is in on the fried chicken fad with the coming of Phat Birds, Eater L.A. reports. According to the company description on Yelp, the free-range birds are brined overnight, then seasoned and mixed with several types of flour and corn starch. Adding to the down-home experience are homemade pickles, self-cured bacon and sides made with mostly organic ingredients.

Prior to its brick-and-mortar spot, the brand was a pop-up concept that appeared around town, including the now closed TiGeorges’ Haitian Cuisine. Business hours are limited, though, with doors open from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for the time being. Phat Birds is located in the 4700 block of 3rd Street in East Los Angeles.

In other Shopper & Diner News:

  • The team behind Barbrix and All’Aqua is making its way to Highland Park, LA Weekly reports. What’s to come? A French restaurant in the space that 51 Tavern and Recess Eatery once occupied, on the 5000 block of York Boulevard.
  • Don’t know where to take Dad out to eat for Father’s Day on the Eastside? Try Haché L.A. According to L.A. Weekly, the Silver Lake burger joint is offering a $15 Father’s Day special that includes an Angus Sirloin Karma burger, triple-cooked fries and a glass of Mama’s Little Yella Pils. Haché L.A. is located in the 3300 block of Sunset Boulevard in Silver Lake.

Cecilia Padilla-Brill is a communications writer and journalist. She writes news, health, education and feature stories. Cecilia is currently working on her first novel. She has lived in Echo Park since 1999.

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