The Animal Dudes

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Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo are the owner-chefs of Animal on Fairfax Avenue in Los Angeles. They also own a catering company and wrote a book, Two Dudes, One Pan.

The menu at Animal, which is located LA's traditionally orthodox Jewish Fairfax District, sometimes includes pig's trotter!  You can see below how they prep the trotter -- by brining it and then shaving it with a Bic disposable razor.

Pig Trotter 


Bacon is ubiquitous at Animal -- even in their desserts.  They serve a Bacon-Chocolate Crunch Bar:

If you're in the Fairfax District and looking for another restaurant that serves pork, check out The Golden State

Music break: Along Came John by John Patton