In a world full of specialty restaurants, you can't get much more basic than toast. Or much better.
720 N. Virgil Ave., Los Angeles, (213) 394-6526, sqirlla.com
Toast, $4.25 to $10; rice bowls, $6.25 to $8.50; vegetables, $6 to $9.
Open 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays through Tuesdays (Closed Wednesdays). No alcohol. Credit cards accepted. Takeout and retail. Street parking.