In Chinese culture, dumplings symbolize wealth and good fortune. For Chinese New Year and beyond, here’s a selection of the best Chinese dumplings in Los Angeles, many that are likely outside your comfort zone.
Olvera Street is a fun, must-see destination. But if you’re willing to head a little farther east to Boyle Heights, you’ll find an entire neighborhood dotted with authentic panaderias, mom and pop birrerias and top notch taquerias.
When you’re craving soul food, ribs or jerk chicken, Leimert Park delivers. Just a few minutes south of the 10 freeway, between Downtown and Beverly Hills, the predominantly African American neighborhood is worth checking out.