August 24 is National Waffle Day, and we think you should totally take this chance–or any chance, really–to get some waffles! We’ve rounded up a few restaurants having specials to celebrate the occasion.
About: Located on West 8th Street, adjacent to the newly renovated H Hotel (formerly the East West Hotel), H Café is an American restaurant in the heart of Koreatown helmed by Executive Chef Michael Reed, owner of Poppy + Rose in DTLA’s Fashion District. H Café serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner throughout the week, along with brunch service on weekends. Breakfast and brunch include staples such as the Fried Chicken Sandwich and Buttermilk Fried Chicken + Waffle. Chef Reed incorporates unexpected twists on American classics, for a unique and delicious take on chicken and waffles.
Breakfast Fried Chicken Sandwich
Maple Syrup, Hot sauce, Waffle, Served w/ 1 egg
Location: Downtown LA
About: Baldoria embraces the lifestyle of the laissez-faire where plans, schedules and reservations are frowned upon and anything is up for grabs. Brought to you by Mozza alum, David King, Baldoria is Little Tokyo’s elevated shared plate restaurant and craft cocktail bar. Executive Chef Duke Gervais helms the kitchen, turning out family style bites paired with King’s house-made, bottled craft cocktail selection. Baldoria is the perfect place to try creative waffle tacos. Pair the tacos with a refreshing cocktail for a great dining experience!
Chicken & Waffle Tacos
Spicy fried chicken, apple-cinna waffles, Whistle-pig maple syrup
Location: Beverly Hills
About: Viviane, the poolside restaurant at the Avalon Beverly Hills, features fresh, local cuisine with Californian and European influences. One classic dish is their rich, buttermilk fried chicken served on top of a warm brown sugar waffle, providing a comforting take on the classic combination. Serving breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner, Viviane is the ideal spot to spend quality time with friends, hold important meetings, or simply relax poolside with a drink. Operated by Proper Hospitality, the restaurant highlights the glamour of the 1950s with mid-century décor and fresh colors.
Buttermilk Fried Chicken & Brown Sugar Waffle
Buttermilk fried chicken, a brown sugar waffle, maple syrup
Restaurant: Lucky Bird DTLA
Location: Downtown Los Angelesat Grand Central Market
About: Lucky Bird is Grand Central Market’s favorite fried chicken hotspot and continues to gain fans due to its nontraditional, citrus-brined chicken and fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Don’t miss out on the restaurant’s “Chicken N Buttermilk Waffle” which pairs their classic chicken with a fluffy, melt-in-your mouth waffle and side of house-made habanero honey. The combination tastes like the Southern classic, while the honey gives a spicy, delicious kick.
Chicken N Buttermilk Waffle
Classic Lucky Bird chicken paired with a waffle and side of habanero honey