Let's Be Frank

Helms Ave., between Venice and Washington boulevards
Los Angeles, CA 90034

Details

  • Sun, Sat 11:30am-4:30pm, Wed-Fri 11:30am-3:30pm
  • $
  • Wheelchair Accessible, Catering, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Lunch
  • No Alcohol
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Accepted
It may look like a fancy taco truck, a bright-red beast parked near the entrance to the old Helms Bakery complex. But the proprietor is Sue Moore, a former Chez Panisse forager, and her dogs are made with organic, grass-fed, sustainably raised beef; her bratwurst from Berkshire pork; her Italian sausage, should you be lucky enough to run across it, from rare-breed Heritage pigs. None of this would matter if the hot dogs weren't great, but they are: taut, delicious natural-skin beauties that snap like rim shots when you bite into them, mildly seasoned, tucked into griddled buns and served, if you want them that way, with grilled onions, organic sauerkraut and an occasional mystery condiment that Moore hides under the counter like the secret stash at a comic book store. Open at another location Thursday nights from 5-10:30 p.m. in front of Silverlake Wines, 2395 Glendale Blvd. Check Twitter @letsbefrank for current locations.

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