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Relleno negro taco at La Flor de Yucatan

The Best Restaurants in the Mid-City of Los Angeles

08/22/2014

Bill Esparza

In recent years, Angelenos have followed acclaimed chefs to their latest restaurant openings in Downtown L.A. and other hot foodie neighborhoods around town. But the Mid-City area, the heart of L.A., is still full of vitality. Mid-City encompasses part of Koreatown, one of the principal Oaxacan neighborhoods, and the multicultural Byzantine-Latino Quarter, among other international enclaves. Today, in addition to its edgy chef-driven restaurant scene, Los Angeles is recognized all over the world for its multicultural dining experiences. Here are 10 reasons why Mid-City is one of the most important dining neighborhoods in Los Angeles.

The Best Restaurants in Downtown Los Angeles

03/24/2014

Discover Los Angeles

In its January 2014 issue, GQ Magazine called Downtown Los Angeles “America’s Next Great City” and “the coolest new downtown in America.” Downtown L.A. has certainly come a long way in recent years. There were great places to eat in Downtown before its current renaissance, but the choices were limited. That's no longer the case, as acclaimed chefs and visionary restaurateurs have created a thriving dining scene in Downtown L.A. With so many restaurants opening in Downtown, deciding where to eat can be a tough choice. Read on for a guide to Downtown L.A.’s newer restaurants and classic dining spots.

Maximiliano

10/13/2012

The chef behind The Oinkster has opened an Old School Italian restaurant in Highland Park.

The Gorbals

10/13/2012

Ilan Hall takes dineLA for a spin in the kitchen at The Gorbals and cooks up one of his Scottish favorites.

LA Market

10/13/2012

Kerry Simon talks about the creative process behind LA Market—the stunner at the JW Marriott at L.A. LIVE.

Cook's Tortas

10/13/2012

dineLA tastes its way through the menu at Cook's Tortas in Monterey Park, where the bread is actually as spectacular as the goodies they fill it with.

The Definitive Guide to Thai Town

10/12/2012

Joshua Lurie

Thai Town has much history and plenty of enticing dining options, well beyond the seemingly arbitrary borders of Hollywood Boulevard between Normandie and Western Avenues.