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Local Legends

Celebrating Los Angeles's longtime restaurants that have defined its dining scene for decades

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An Orange County Falafel Legend Carries on a Father’s Legacy

One of the oldest restaurants in Orange County’s Little Arabia district, Kareem’s Falafel has endured tragedy and changing tastes to stay relevant

How the Rams and Residents of Inglewood Saved The Serving Spoon

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New Owners of LA’s Most Important Jewish Bakery Work to Carry on a 75-Year Legacy

Southern California’s Diamond Bakery almost closed. Now a worker-led push and profit-sharing structure mean new hope for its Fairfax future

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Manhattan Beach’s Beating Heart Is a 24-Hour Restaurant That Serves Hundreds Daily

The famous South Bay restaurant has been open for nearly half a century