Plan Check

351 N. Fairfax Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Plan Check +

Photo: Farley Elliott


  • Sun-Wed 11:30 - midnight, Thurs 11:30 a.m. - 1 a.m., Fri-Sat 11:30 a.m.-2 a.m.
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Street Parking
Plan Check's second outpost, on Fairfax, includes all of the hits of the original Sawtelle location: Chef Ernesto Uchimura's short rib pot roast, the smokey fried chicken and that hearty Plan Check Burger, layered with a dashi-fied American cheese slice, work-over onions and those love-them-or-hate-them strips of ketchup leather, the dehydrated and concentrated strips of semi-soft condiment that have become something of a calling card for the restaurant. That Jidori fried chicken is also on order, served as a sandwich or boneless entrée, with a touch of yam preserves and milk gravy on the side. Matt Biancaniello serves as the mad genius behind the bar, offering Plan Checkers a slew of infused and reimagined drinks. There's the Fish Out of Water, touched off with bonito-infused grouse and agave syrup, or the Kentucky Bubble Bath, a Templeton rye and cynar mix.

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