For the first five weeks after it opened directly across from CHOC, Xa Sweet & Savory Café offered only one kind of protein: chicken breast. But it was juicy, full of flavor, a pleasure to eat—all things chicken breast rarely is. And Shawn Xa, the chef and proprietor, prepares it only one way: baked with extra-virgin olive oil and finished with a flurry of spices of your choosing. The simplicity is almost Zen, breathtaking, yet kind of revolutionary because, well, it's chicken breast—the last thing you ever thought you could... More >>>