From smoky izakayas to tonkatsu touched by Midas, plus everything in between.
March 26, 2021
Chorizo shops, bowling alleys, and dinner by the beach.
July 16, 2021
The 25 best places to eat in the South Bay, from El Segundo to San Pedro.
January 17, 2023
Los Cheros is a strip mall pupusería in Gardena that makes extra plump, cheesy pupusas.
September 29, 2023
Peru Chicha is a casual Peruvian spot in Gardena with tremendous ceviche and Cantonese-Peruvian dishes.
September 6, 2023
If you're craving Belizean food in LA, The Blue Hole in Gardena is worth a special trip.
February 24, 2023
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Sweet Rice in Gardena is one of the best places for Thai food in the South Bay.
January 3, 2023
Ramen Josui is a cozy and always-busy Gardena spot that serves a variety of ramen styles.
November 21, 2022
Jidaiya is a Gardena strip mall shop that serves excellent chicken-based ramen.
Fyrebird is a chicken shop in Gardena with incredible wings and a great back patio.
November 8, 2022
Myung Ga is a Korean restaurant that specializes in haejangguk, or hangover soup.
October 31, 2022
Pollo A La Brasa is a fantastic wood-roasted, Peruvian-style chicken spot that you can smell a quarter-mile away.
October 4, 2022
Kanpachi Sushi & Sake is an old-school sushi spot on the border of Torrance and Gardena that serves a great affordable omakase.
August 30, 2022
Otafuku is an excellent Japanese restaurant in Gardena that treats cold soba noodles like a science.
August 22, 2022
Pit Burger is an old-school stand in Gardena that does a great char-grilled teriyaki burger.
June 2, 2022
Gardena Bowl Coffee Shop is an excellent Hawaiian diner in a bowling alley in Gardena.
January 14, 2022
Fukugawa is a hidden restaurant in Gardena that serves one of the best Japanese breakfast sets around.
Bob's Hawaiian Style Cafe is a diner in Gardena that feels just like eating in the 808.
Kotohira is a tiny noodle shop in a Gardena strip mall with a giant menu of udon, ranging from curry to creamy to green mochi.
If you’re in Gardena for breakfast (or anywhere close), you need to head right to Painter’s Tape for their excellent Japanese-influenced cafe food.
Shin Sen Gumi Yakitori in Gardena is an institution where you go to eat tremendous meat skewers in a low-key space.
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Sakuraya is an old-school Japanese confectionary in Gardena.
Sakae Sushi is a hugely popular family-run shop in Gardena.
Shin-Sen-Gumi’s Gardena location has everything from customizable ramen to a brand-new drive-through.
Eatalian Cafe is a huge food emporium in Gardena, with fantastic pizzas and baked goods.
October 1, 2020