Behind the Scenes at Tallula’s Modern Mexican Restaurant

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Located in what was, for decades, a Tex-Mex restaurant called Marix, Tallula's has a soaring dining room, a brightly colored bar with a large-screen TV and a margaritas-and-guacamole menu that screams “CANTINA” in the old-school American sense of the word, the type of cheese-drenched, combo-special-having place that we all know and some of us love. In many regards Tallula's is that restaurant. And in many ways it is not. Read Besha Rodell's full review.

Photos by Anne Fishbein

LA Weekly