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The Definitive Guide to Boyle Heights


Leslee Komaiko

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.

Dulan's fried chicken

The Definitive Guide to Leimert Park


Leslee Komaiko

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.

The Definitive Guide to the San Fernando Valley


Leslee Komaiko

The San Fernando Valley is well-known to foodies as the home to some of the city’s best sushi restaurants. But there’s a lot more to the 818 than yellowtail and omakase. So without further ado, our list of a dozen essential San Fernando Valley restaurants.

The Definitive Guide to Pico Boulevard 90035


Leslee Komaiko

The stretch of Pico Boulevard between Beverwil to the west and Crescent Heights to the east might be considered Los Angeles’ kosher restaurant row. Read on for our round up of some of the best restaurants, kosher and non-kosher, along the melting pot that is Pico Boulevard 90035.

The Definitive Guide to Persian Square


Tara de Lis

Located on Westwood Boulevard between Wilshire and Pico, the pocket of Persian restaurants near UCLA is in an area officially recognized by the City of Los Angeles as Persian Square, often referred to as Little Persia.

The Definitive Guide to Sawtelle Japantown


Dylan Ho

For those that happen to work in the West L.A. area, the stretch of Sawtelle Boulevard between Santa Monica and Olympic known as Sawtelle Japantown is an amazing "lunch time cafeteria." Here are some places we enjoy in Sawtelle Japantown.

The Definitive Guide to Thai Town


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.