We're well-served by tacos, burgers, and ramen in L.A. But when it comes to a classic roast beef sandwich, our main source is probably Arby's. Which says a lot. This could all change come Monday, June 17, when Top Round Roast Beef opens at the corner of La Brea and Olympic.
Jamie Tiampo/Top Round Roast Beef Roast beef sandwich
The roast beef featured is a USDA Choice top round cut (hence the name), slow-roasted for 12 hours and thinly sliced-to-order, then presented in a toasted bun.
"We wanted it to taste like something you would have eaten as a kid growing up -- nothing processed and artificial. The basis for the rub is salt, pepper, and carraway. You know, the roast beef you'd have at your grandmother's table," says chef Anthony Carron (800 Degrees, Michael Mina), one in the team of four behind the new restaurant.More »