Picholine, the fancy food shop just west of downtown Los Angeles, is crowded at midday with people picking up sandwiches and salads for lunch. The nine sandwiches include an oven-roasted turkey sandwich with chipotle mayonnaise and sliced roasted tomato on thick slices of country white bread. Sandwiches come with a salad, either mesclun greens or a pasta salad with feta cheese dressing. Open until 6:30 p.m., Picholine does takeout for dinner too.
Oven-roasted turkey with chipotle mayonnaise and roasted tomato on country white bread, accompanied by mesclun or pasta salad, $7, at Picholine, 3360 W. 1st St., Los Angeles. (213) 252-8722.