Los Angeles Restaurant Guide
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36 restaurants found
Mexican barbacoa, rubbed with spices and roasted in agave leaves until it collapses into large tender chunks, is a wonderful thing, and at Aqui Es Texcoco,...
1050 S. Flower St.
downtown, CA 90015Critics' PickBest OfImageReaders' ChoiceEssentials
There are many Mexican restaurants in Los Angeles that will deliver traditional tastes of the culinary treasures of Latin America. Broken Spanish is not one of...
What differentiates a burrito and a taco? It’s a question that has launched a thousand food-nerd fights, but the unsatisfying answer is: It depends. The burritos...
If you don’t live in Eagle Rock, the first thought you might have upon entering Cacao Mexicatessen is, “Man, I wish this was in my neighborhood.” The...
4030 E. Gage Ave.
Bell, CA 90201Critics' PickBest OfSlideshowImageEssentials
Part art gallery, part banquet space: It’s hard not to be transfixed by the colorful, traditional decor lining the walls at La Casita Mexicana. But rest assured,...
3010 E. First St.
Los Angeles, CA 90063Critics' PickImage
Elvirita is a small double storefront just up the hill from El Mercado and across the street from a big cemetery. A decade or so ago, the original Cemitas...
For some families, sopa de fideo is a hot cauldron of comfort, dished out as a cure for everything from the common cold to the harshest of hangovers. At Colonia...
3544 W. Imperial Highway
Inglewood, CA 90303Critics' PickBest OfSlideshowImageEssentials
There’s been some debate and consternation over the fate of Coni’Seafood since chef Sergio Peñuelas left, but we’re here to tell you there’s nothing to fear....
Shoehorned into a former Hawaiian barbecue place, near where Monterey Park runs smack into East L.A., Cook's is a new paradigm of an Eastside restaurant, with...
9023 E. Washington Blvd.
Pico Rivera, CA 90660-3839Critics' PickBest OfSlideshowImageEssentials
L.A. is rich in old-school restaurants that capture the feel of a bygone era. In fact, it’s one of our city’s greatest (and least appreciated) cultural gifts....
2144 E. Florence Ave.
Huntington Park, CA 90255-5651Critics' PickImage
The moles at Don Chente in Walnut Park are fantastic â€” that's almost a given â€” and you can choose from mole poblano, the darker mole oaxaqueÃ±o or a pepian...
One can live his entire life without ever saying the word “Orgasmo.” It’s not a word often uttered among close friends or even casual hookups. But at El...