OMFG. I just had the best BREAD PUDDING ever!! And I say this with all honesty, because I don't even like bread pudding. In fact, I'm not even a fan of dessert.
So, my buddy and I headed over to Bar Food tonight since I've read all these fab reviews and wanted to check it out. I knew this was in the old Zu Robata place, and thank god they closed, cuz they sucked!
We walked in and Jason (the owner) greeted us and told us to sit anywhere. As we head towards the seats, I run into Hans whom I have been twittering with. He gives us a warm welcome and takes us to our seats.
After perusing the menu, I knew that I was going to order the Thai Bangers and Mash. We also ordered mac n cheese, sweet potato fries and my friend got the Bar Burger.
I had a Rose wine but did not like it at all. Blech. Hans was cool enough to get me a pinot blanco which was way better. In retrospect, I should have gone with beer, but since I'm not not into beer, eh, maybe I should have just stuck with water.
Sweet potato fries- they were okay. A bit too salty for my taste, but the sauce it came with was tres bien!
Mac n cheese- Really enjoyed this dish. Cooked perfectly, topped with melted cheese and chopped scallions. Yum.
Bar Burger- My friend liked his burger. I had a bite and it was decent.
Thai Bangers and Mash- YEAH!! Now, we're talking! I haven't had a sausage in a long time just cuz it's not healthy for me. But, I sure am glad I sacrificed tonight cuz this was a damn good sausage! And, the cilantro mash was to die for! Great dish!
Bread Pudding- OMG. I've never had bread pudding that tasted so LIGHT and fluffy. It was hard to not eat the whole thing, but I'm nice so I let my friend have most of it. My fave dish of the night! Topped off with vanilla ice cream, this is a must try!
Service was very attentive, friendly and great all around. I felt like Jason and Hans really wanted us to feel welcome here. Jason came around and introduced himself and asked us how the food was. I'm a sucker for good service. Hans gave great suggestions on what to order and he only charged me for the Rose wine instead of the Pinot which was was more expensive. Gotta love that!
I'd come back for sure. I think the service trumps food here. Ambience is chill. People were watching the Lakers game tonight which is good if you want to avoid all the drunk peeps at Cabo and Q's.
Remember to get the bread pudding! Thanks Hans and Jason for being so cool!
12217 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90025