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UCLA vs. USC Battle of the Bites

UCLA vs. USC: Restaurant Showdown

11/20/2015

Discover Los Angeles

One of the most intense rivalries in all of college sports is renewed once again when the UCLA Bruins face off against the USC Trojans at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015.  To help you warm up for the big game, we've rounded up some of the best dining spots near both campuses. 

Redwood tree and atrium at Clifton's Cafeteria

Clifton's Cafeteria: The Story of an L.A. Icon

09/21/2015

Elina Shatkin

How magical would it be to instantly trade the sidewalks and steel of an urban downtown for a woodland utopia? Clifton's spanned 16,000-square-feet of faux redwoods, frolicking forest creatures, scenic murals, a brook babbling with limeade and a 20-foot waterfall cascading over artificial rocks. To say that Clifton’s was unique is like saying LeBron James is a pretty decent basketball player. Imagine a larger-than-life diorama designed by Walt Disney on a Pine Sol-fueled bender. Simply put, it was unlike any other restaurant in Los Angeles.

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