This past Wednesday morning I made my way to Culver City and got to Destroyer around 9 AM. It was already 80F and steadily rising throughout the day.
When I was first told of Destroyer, my thoughts were
but fortunately it is one of the most unusual places for a breakfast/brunch place that might actually work in SF in say, The Mission…but in some ways this is uniquely LA that belongs here more.
Quite a few choices on the menu, and perhaps I should have referenced older posts. It was a bit hard to choose, so I had the cashier explain the more popular items
The descriptions on the menu are simplistic, reads like a high end fine dining tasting menu (at least it doesn’t read like a poem, like at Atelier Crenn)
Ended up with Organic Hen Egg, Crispy Potato, Mushroom
Was really amazed by the beautiful arrangement, almost too beautiful to eat! And this is just brunch!
Normally I do not like quinoa, but they cooked it right and with the chunks of egg, flavor/seasoning (there was a tart/mildly refreshing sour element in there), along with the textures of the herb salad and chips, made this very enjoyable. Best of all, it was light and doesn’t make you feel like a
I could use a plate of something else…so decided to try this that you all know. Quite excellent I might add, never had this style of bread with so much intensity, flavor, aroma! Delicious, too bad by this time I was getting quite full…
and I really enjoyed their ice coffee! This blows away the hipster SF BS under roasted high acidity crap in NorCal easily
Very happy with this meal, and it was before a trip to Santa Monica Farmer’s Market