L.A.’s Best Secret Ecuadorian Restaurant Opens Weekends Only at This Wilshire Blvd. Cafe
On weekends,Cafe Fresco transforms into one of the rare places in the city to find seco de chivo, llapingachao, guatita, and other regional Ecuadorian eats.
The Seven Best Poke Places In Los Angeles
In Los Angeles, the poke scene is starting to heal from a bit of a hangover caused by rampant overindulgence. These are the true Hawaiian-inspired, fresh fish spots that endure for good reason. Most, located right by the beach to enjoy L.A.'s crisp ocean breeze with your sashimi-grade fish.
Spot Check: Colombian Desgranados In Echo Park, Mexican Wine Festival At Mírate, and Perverted Waffles in DTLA
Plus, a party highlighting pan-African cuisine, a new Taiwanese cookbook by an awarded local from the San Gabriel Valley, and a Little Saigon food festival that starts tonight! Welcome back to Spot Check!
Meet ‘Carnitas Rogelio,’ The Family-Run Stand With The Best Michoacán-Style Carnitas O.C. Has to Offer
Michoacán-raised Rogelio Gonzalez slices the cuerito (the pig skin) in a checkered pattern to ensure a light crunch in each bite and utilizes every part of the pig, from the feet to the liver and intestines, which he binds together in a braid.
‘The Office’ Star Rainn Wilson Brought Jerk Chicken Tacos to the Picket Lines Outside of Paramount Studios
In three hours, D's Tipsy Tacos and her team passed out “roughly 100 plates” of tacos, burritos, rice, beans, nachos, and quesadillas to striking screenwriters and actors.
Spot Check! Acoustic Punk and Tacos In Compton, Chilaquiles With A Money-Back Guarantee, and Smoked Brisket Banh Mi
If these chilaquiles are not the best you've ever tasted in the U.S., you get 100% your money back. Plus more in our weekly column dedicated to highlighting new restaurants and events worth hitting up!
The Five Best Tacos In Santa Monica
Santa Monica may surprise you with its wealth of Mexican menus and tempting tacos, from Oaxacan-style tasajo tacos on house-nixtamalized handmade corn tortillas to albacore tacos with yuzu, here's how to find Mexcellence in West L.A.'s touristy seaside city.
Spot Check! New Birria Tatemada, Korean Fried Chicken Tacos, and Poblano-Pulled Pork Wontons For Your Weekend
Plus a new cannabis brand with proprietary terpenes for better sex, a chain that charges different prices depending on the affluence of neighborhoods, Michoacán-style carne apache, and hand-carved pata negra ham.
Spot Check! Gochujang Sourdough, Cher’s Gelato, Beef Belly Bulgogi Inari, and Ribeye Steak Hummus In Gardena
There's also a place for East Coast chopped cheese sandwiches, plus Nutella quesadillas, and Sonic the Hedgehog ice cream with a side of shawarma.
The Ten Best Restaurants in Bixby Knolls (Long Beach)
From moules frites to passion fruit curd-speckled kouign amann, here are the 10 must-try restaurants in Bixby Knolls, the low-key Long Beach neighborhood that's quickly becoming a dining destination to rival its neighbors.