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Highlights from the Rogue 99 ~ Guelaguetza

[dropcap size=big]A[/dropcap]ngelenos have learned so much since Guelaguetza opened in 1994. No one is surprised any longer when a non-Korean restaurant opens in Koreatown. No one with sophistication recoils at the idea of eating bugs. And now everyone knows that mole isn’t chocolate sauce. All of these things are at least partly thanks to Guelaguetza, one of L.A.’s earliest still-running sit-down restaurants to get specific about which particular state in Mexico was represented on the menu. One could visit this restaurant many times before trying all the mole/protein/starch combinations; even more visits are required if you need to learn about how many different forms a tortilla can take. Grasshoppers are listed two ways under the appetizer section, and they’re certainly worth trying to become a more well-rounded person … but the rest of the menu is where the real magic lies.

3014 W. Olympic Blvd., Koreatown
(213) 427-0608
ilovemole.com

READ THE ENTIRE ROGUE 99 LIST HERE.

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