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How a Cult Classic Korean Filmmaker Opened Koreatown’s Quirkiest Fried Chicken Shop

Director Gol Tong’s one-man operation is a delight for fried chicken and Korean cinema fans

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San Gabriel Valley’s Secret Backyard Burger Spot Honors LA’s Fast-Food Scene

Yellow Paper Burger in Monterey Park, from two longtime restaurant vets, is a new play on the comforting classic

This New Seafood Burrito Truck Comes From Puerto Vallarta Food Royalty

Scotch Bonnet Peppers and Indian Spices Amp Up This Trinidadian Truck’s Street Fare

Rojo’s Hot Chicken Kicks Up Southern Comfort Dishes With Mexican Flavors in Anaheim

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This Weekend-Only Stand Serves El Salvador’s Beloved Street Sandwiches

Vernon’s Tortas Hula Hula offers a variety of specialities little-seen outside of Central America

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Standout Sri Lankan Food Hides in Plain Sight at This San Fernando Valley Corner Store

Baja Subs advertises itself as a Mexican grill and corner store, but it also serves flavor-packed Sri Lankan dishes

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LA’s Only Restaurant Dedicated to Garifuna Cuisine Will Open Soon in Exposition Park

With 100,000 who call themselves Garifuna in LA, diners will find a link to this indigenous cuisine with influences from Africa, the Caribbean, and Central America

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Highland Park’s New Street Food Obsession Has People Waiting Hours for Spicy Noodles

How one noodle-pulling cook is drawing hundreds of new fans a week

Traditional Mongolian Food Shines at This Hidden Torrance Sushi Restaurant

Seoul’s Revered Knife-Cut Noodle Soup Shop Opens a Restaurant in Los Angeles

These LA Rogue Pizza Makers Rove Around With Mobile Wood-Fired Ovens

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Glendale’s Steaming Hot Herb-Filled Flatbreads Are a Rare Armenian Specialty

Zhengyalov Hatz combines 15 types of greens and herbs in supple, griddled wonders

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Alhambra’s Xiang La Hui Serves Sichuan Food, All Grown Up

This San Gabriel Valley newcomer favors flavor and fragrance over numbing heat

A Bahian Caterer Serves Up the Flavorful Delights of Afro-Brazilian Food in Palms

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Importing Mexican Iguana Is Illegal, But This LA Restaurant Serves the Oaxacan Delicacy

Koreatown restaurant Sabores Oaxaqueños serves iguana in two ways

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Pho Ga District’s Chicken Pho Dazzles With Age-Old Family Recipe

When 63-year-old Phan Tran’s Hai Phong-style bowl is ready after five painstakingly long hours, the lunchtime crowd files in

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Yang’s Kitchen Is Redefining Chinese Cooking in the San Gabriel Valley 

Alhambra’s new Chinese restaurant features whole grains and traceable ingredients

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Guangzhou’s Famous Rice Noodle Roll Restaurant Brings Delicious Dim Sum Favorites to SGV

Yin Ji Chang Fen serves handmade, thin rice sheets with plump shrimp at the chain’s first LA location

Tijuana-Style Street Cart in Boyle Heights Pairs Carne Asada With Amazing Flour Tortillas

Slurp Up Spicy Chinese Noodles at This Delightful Strip Mall Find in SGV

Japan’s Best Rice Ball Snack Gets the Star Treatment in New Monterey Park Restaurant

LA’s Forgotten North Korean Noodle Restaurant Still Feels Perfect on a Hot Summer Day

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This Secret Pita Party Pops Up in Highland Park Every Wednesday

The story behind the chef bringing the community together for pita sandwiches

Classic Valley Restaurant Stays Relevant by Pairing Natural Wine With Thai Specialties

Thai Street Food Favorites Shine at This South Bay Newcomer

Gorgeous Roast Pigeon Headlines the Menu at This Egyptian Restaurant in Anaheim

LA’s Next Underground Find Serves Cheesy Jersey-Style Square Pizza on Weekends

LA Food Truck Focuses on the Spice-Filled Flavors of Cameroon

LA’s Newest Street Hustle Is an Exceptionally Cheesy Breakfast Burrito

This Adorable East LA Street Stand Sells Fresh-Baked Sonoran-Style Cookies Every Weekend

This Alhambra Restaurant Is the Best New Dumpling Spot in LA