The Porkbelly Cali Business-food trip continues……
Silver Lake is the part of LA where the hipsters tend to congregate so they are plenty of interesting hipster-foodie places……yep, there is a ramen shop there…..and a fixie bike shop. I met up with my buddy from back home who loves the Silver Lake area, he took me to Gelateria Pazzo to grab some coffee. I’m not too big of a coffee drinker, so I went for a Coconut Green Tea. It is an interesting combination, it has a strong coconut flavor with hints of green tea. LA was undergoing an intense heatwave, so a cold drink was very welcomed!
Next to Gelateria Pazzo was an interesting looking business advertising Berlin Currywurst. I like Curry and I like German Sausages so I had to check it out.
Pretty cool how next to an Italian Gelato restaurant they have a German Wurst restaurant…..
Immediately after walking in, the bartender(maybe owner?) at the counter greeted us and explained the basics of his business. He explained to us that in Germany, Currywurst is a common street food that can be found on any street.
Some interesting cold-war era art work…
I went ahead and ordered a Currywurst with Bratwurst, some draft beers, and Fritten (Fries). I got the Currywurst in the “Break the Wall” heat level 4 sauce, the owner had to triple check to make sure I could handle it.
First up came the beers, I forgot the beer I ordered, it just remember it was German, and it was on tap….
Next came the Frittens…..
The fries have a wonderful seasoning and are fried perfectly, the outside is crisp and the inside is soft. We were recommended to eat them with mayo, since it is the German way.
Our Currywurst arrived….
It comes with slices of bread. The Currywurst is very savory, it has a hint of curry flavor, and since we got the hottest level, the spicy flavor was pretty much all we could taste…. Of course we finished all of it. You can use the bread to soak up the sauce… if you haven’t had enough sauce.
Overall, I like the food, everything here makes great drinking food, maybe it’s the German way? I can definitely see myself coming here looking for a quick bite and some good beers.
3827 W Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026