Hi Fi Kitchen
Named after the portmanteau of Historic Filipinotown, where it’s located, HiFi Kitchen takes a new-school approach to Filipino food under the helm of owner/chef Justin Foronda—who grew up in the neighborhood. As a Los Angeles native, Foronda’s love for the city and his roots is evidenced in every bite; his limited-edition Lakers-inspired items include bistek pancit (made with purple onions and gold bell peppers, naturally) and a spin on post-game hot dogs with ginataan nachos. In addition to balancing a full slate of events for FAHM and participating in Filipinos Feed the Frontlines, HiFi is offering two tasty fusion burgers inspired by Filipino dishes: a breakfast-y silog patty and a vegetarian-friendly roasted eggplant burg with puffed rice, cabbage, garlic spread, and pickles. Although meat—especially pork—plays a key role in so many Filipino entrees, Foronda’s conscious about his vegetarian and vegan customers. In addition to chicken adobo and pork belly rice bowls, he offers an option with roasted cauliflower, coconut-braised taro leaves, crispy tofu, and pickled papaya—a dish even carnivores will love.
How to order: In-house pickup or delivery via Postmates