King's Hawaiian Bakery & Restaurant - Torrance
This is why I wish King's Hawaiian is closer to me than Torrance. The sweet rolls it produces, the one everyone and their mother uses for sliders, you already know about: it's everywhere. But actually eating there, at the restaurant, is another thing entirely. It is one of the closest things I've found in California to eating in the Big Island.
Instead of hash browns next to your eggs, they serve domes of rice, plunked down from an ice cream scoop. Instead of bacon, the preferred breakfast meat is Spam and Portuguese sausage, beveled coins seared on the griddle and the kind of thing you actually need rice to eat.
Ah, Hawaiian food. What is it about you that makes me happy?
King's Hawaiian Bakery & Restaurant
2808 Sepulveda Blvd
Torrance, CA 90505
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