Third street near Beverly has a lot of cute, little “LA” brunch cafe eateries.
Went to a fairly new one called Simplethings Sandwich & Pie Shop right in between Joan’s on Third and Toast.
I love sandwiches.
And I freaking love pie.
This place is like a cute picnic. Indoors. Without the basket.
They have legit vegetarian sandwiches that actually taste good. They’re actually filling and say what, satisfying??? I want to try the fried chicken or steak sandwich next time though. The thing Simplethings does best with their sandwiches is choosing amazing bread. What is more important to the sandwich than the bread? You get it in every bite. You could have freaking truffles and gold-plated prime rib, but if you put it on some nasty bread, it will be no bueno.
My avocado sandwich came on soft brioche with crispy, buttered edges. Mmm. Apricot chutney. MMMMM. Manchego, buttermilk bleu, and fontina cheese all shmelted and gooey.
J’s sweet potato sandwich was freaking delicious. I love sweet potato. Grilled sweet potato, cumin coleslaw, avocado, cheese. On a PRETZEL ROLL. I’ve never even heard of a pretzel roll before. Where can I find it, buy it, and use it exclusively for any sandwich I eat for the rest of my life.
And…. I want to go to the beach with some beers and suntan…
And not a California beach. This kind of beach.