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Ben Mesirow’s Recent Articles
12 Exciting New Restaurant Openings in LA to Try This Weekend
From Indian pizza in a legendary podiatrist’s office to the re-opening of a trailblazing hotspot, LA’s restaurant scene is better than ever.
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The best brisket, ribs, sausages, and sides in LA, in tacos, sandwiches, and more.
The Best Thing We Ate This Week: Tamales from Olmeca
It was another good food week in LA, and this dish was our favorite thing about it.
13 Events Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month in LA
You didn’t need another excuse to get ramen, noodles, or a new cookbook, but here are 13 good ones anyway.
LA Plaza Cocina Is the Mexican Food Museum of Your Dreams
The new Downtown museum has exhibits, classes, and a store all focused on the history of Mexican cuisine and culture.
The Ultimate Hollywood Dining Guide
From tasting menus to tacos and glitzy to gritty, Hollywood isn’t just for tourists and hustlers, it’s a great dining neighborhood too.
10 Restaurants Outside of LA That Are Totally Worth the Drive
The LA basin is big, but the tempura, tacos, sour beer, and wild boar on this list are worth making the trek.
A Vibey New Izakaya Flickers to Life in the Arts District
The hottest block in town gets a stylish new spot for sushi, grilled meat, and drinks from a veteran chef and a restaurant group on the rise.
Oct 22, 2021
18 Essential Mariscos Spots You Should Know in LA
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