The ketogenic diet, also known as keto, is gaining in popularity, and dining establishments are paying attention. The keto diet is a low carb, moderate protein, and high fat diet which helps your body burn fat instead of sugar. You don’t have to sacrifice your diet when you’re not in the mood to cook. Here are five keto dining options in Los Angeles for you to consider.
This popular venue has two locations in the area, one in Santa Monica and the newest one in the Los Angeles arts district. Founded in 2016, their mission is “to help people perform better, think faster, and live better using a proven blend of ancient knowledge and brand new technologies, tempered by research, science, and measured results from our customers, top athletes, and medical professionals.” The menu is full of keto options.
After losing 200 pounds in 14 months, Keto Meal Delivery founder Adam K. decided to share what he had learned with others. In order to help others achieve their health and fitness goals he started his meal delivery service. Keto Meal Delivery offers a complete line of ketogenic specific food prepared fresh at a commercial kitchen facility in Pasadena, with deliveries to the LA area.
For a really quick meal, In-N-Out Burger is a popular keto friendly choice. Order your burger “protein style, double double”, and the crew will replace the bun on the burger with a lettuce wrap. Swap the house spread to lose even more carbs. The Flying Dutchman is a bun free, keto friendly option on the menu.
Located in downtown LA, Little Tokyo Marketplace does not have a keto specific menu, and at first glance the ramen and rice offerings might make one think there is not much to choose from. Forge ahead and discover an array of tasty ketogenic diet friendly Korean and Japanese food options. Sashimi and salmon nigiri can be ordered without the rice (or enjoy the fresh fish and toss the rice). The Poke bar allows you to create your own Poke bowl, sans rice. There are also several savory grilled meats to choose from, like ribs and chicken wings.
Like many steakhouses, Del Frisco’s Grille has many standard menu items that are keto friendly. The Steakhouse Salad which has steak, deviled eggs, avocado, bacon, parmesan, and blue cheese crumbles. The Grille has a gluten free menu which, while not the same as a keto menu, helps narrow down one’s choices.
These are just five of the keto dining diet options in the Los Angeles area. What are some of your favorites?