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  • 1 month ago | First Look

    If you want edgy Indian food, head to the north end of downtown L.A. and Kapoor’s Akbar Indian restaurant. It’s on Cesar E. Chavez Avenue in a complex that once housed a Walmart. Open since March, Akbar downtown is putting out fun dishes for a you...

  • 2 months ago | Indian Cuisine

    Hyderabad is the biryani capital of India, home to the finest examples of this sumptuous meat and rice dish. It’s in south India, co-capital of the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. And Canoga Park? You could call it Hyderabad East, thanks ...

  • There isn’t a clue, not on the sign outside or on the menu, that Oasis is Jordanian — the only Jordanian restaurant in Los Angeles. Chef/owner Ahmad Abulfeilat explains that most people have no idea what Jordanian food is and are not likely to ta...

  • 3 months ago | Vietnamese Cuisine

    This crispy Vietnamese crepe isn’t hard to find. It’s in Vietnamese restaurants all over Westminster, in the San Gabriel Valley and elsewhere. And it’s eaten throughout Vietnam, from north to south. But this is its first appearance in the La Br...

  • 3 years ago

    Menudo isn't the only Mexican hangover remedy. The next time you have a cruda, head for Aro Latin in South Pasadena and ask for salmon-belly soup. It's a surefire cure from Apatzingán, Michoacán, hometown of Grecia Gomez and Teresa T...

  • 4 years ago | Korean Cuisine

    Shopping for groceries can make you hungry. This is a good thing if you’re in a Korean supermarket, where eating pre-made food on site is a tradition. In most Korean markets, a food stall or small restaurant will be only a few steps away. When you...

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