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Is This Westside Shop the Future of Neighborhood Markets?

Inspired by Los Angeles's diverse food cultures, the Mar Vista corner market offers a wide variety of multicultural snacks, pantry staples, and prepared food, in addition to an impressive breakfast and deli menu by Chef David Kuo.

What To Eat This Weekend: Villa’s Tacos Opens in DTLA, Kimchi Burritos in Lomita, and A Fruit Beer for Farm Workers in Pico Rivera

Plus, a new Guadalajara-style truck offering flautas en vaso in Hollywood, a Ukrainian barbecue benefit in El Segundo, and a carbonated canned paloma cocktail in Los Feliz that comes with a free agave shooter video game.

March 22, 2024

Find These Charcoal-Grilled Persian Kebabs In Front Of a Liquor Store In West Los Angeles

Forty-seven-year-old refugee Hossein Akbar has been making kebabs for over 30 years at restaurants back in Iran. Now he's doing it on the streets of Los Angeles to survive and support his dream of having a place of his own.

February 7, 2024

The 12 Best Tamales In Los Angeles Accessible By Metro

Car-free in Los Angeles but need to pick up a dozen or so tamales this holiday season? We got your back. From tender banana leaf-wrapped tamales to CDMX-style guajolotongos tamales stuffed with chilaquiles, go Metro to attain your masa fix.

December 12, 2023

The 13 Best Pupusas In Los Angeles, By An L.A. Salvi

Nearly half a million Salvadorans reside within L.A. County. This article is for the diaspora by the diaspora; a list curated with a lot of intention and thoughtfulness and a current snapshot of some notable places across the ever-changing food landscape here in L.A. as of 2023.