I love it when I stumble upon a refined version of one of my childhood favorites! Who doesn't love a Sloppy Joe (!). Summertime at one of my fave local spots, Clementine in Century City, brings this glorious nostalgic handheld meal to all us Westsiders longing to reminisce on simpler times when our greatest worry was how we were going to fit our entire Barbie collection into Barbie's dream house.
I had just returned from a trip to visit my family and seeing the Sloppy Joe on Clementine's menu was like a little gift from baby Jesus!
SO MUCH BETTER than what we were used to eating from the little can of Manwich! The saucy and slightly tangy ground beef is the perfect melt-in-your-mouth texture. Topped with shredded sharp cheddar cheese and served on a soft brioche bun...I think I actually closed my eyes for a moment after I took the first bite...incredible! (They also serve their perfectly sweet and crunchy housemade Bread & Butter Pickles on the side!)
At Clementine, everything is housemade and seasonal...so the menu changes 5 times a year (that's the nice way of me telling you to get your buns over to Clementine asap to try this Sloppy Joe because Fall is just around the corner!)
Clementine | www.clementineonline.com | 1751 Ensley Ave Los Angeles, CA 90024
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