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The Best Khao Soi In LA

7 must-try bowls of khao soi in LA.

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The Best Affordable Sushi Restaurants in LA

Because sushi doesn't have to cost an entire paycheck.

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Where To Eat In LA After A Bad Week

19 places to grab a meal when the sh*t hits the fan.

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Where To Have A Cute, Leisurely Dinner That Isn't Too Expensive

Our favorite spots for a nice meal that'll be more memorable than the bill. Here's where to have dinner and a drink for around $50 per person in LA.

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LA’s Best Restaurants For Affordable Group Dinners

You’re all finally free on the same night. Next step: picking the perfect place to eat.

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Where To Have Dinner For Around $30 In Silver Lake

The 11 best places to eat for under $30 in Silver Lake.

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Where To Have Dinner For Around $30 In Santa Monica

The 12 best places to eat for around $30 in Santa Monica.

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7.2

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Kinari

Kinari is a casual Japanese spot in West Hollywood with plant-based ramen and a huge sushi menu.

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7.6

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Saikai Ramen

Sakai Ramen is a sleek, modern ramen bar in a Koreatown stripmall.

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7.7

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Moto Ramen

Moto Ramen is a neighborhood ramen spot in Culver City that serves great bowl of tantanmen.

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7.9

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Ramen Nagi

Ramen Nagi is a Tokyo-based chain with a delicious 24-hour-simmered tonkotsu broth.

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7.9

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Hakata Ikkousha Ramen

Hakata Ikkousha is a tonkotsu ramen chain with a location in Torrance.

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8.0

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Ramen Josui

Ramen Josui is a cozy and always-busy Gardena spot that serves a variety of ramen styles.

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7.8

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Jidaiya Ramen

Jidaiya is a Gardena strip mall shop that serves excellent chicken-based ramen.

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6.8

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The Lonely Oyster

The Lonely Oyster is a seafood spot in Echo Park with some excellent dishes, but also glaring lapses in execution.

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The Best Khao Soi In LA

7 must-try bowls of khao soi in LA.

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8.3

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Borneo Kalimantan Cuisine

Borneo Kalimantan Cuisine is an excellent Indonesian/Singaporean restaurant in Alhambra.

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Omakase By Osen

Omakase By Osen is one of the most consistent sushi bars in Silver Lake.

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8.3

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Sichuan Impression

Szechuan Impression in Alhambra does crowd-pleasing Sichuan food in a space good for big groups.

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8.1

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Luyixian

Luyixian is a tiny cafe in Alhambra with one of the best beef noodle soups in the San Gabriel Valley.

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8.2

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Xiang La Hui

Xiang La Hui is an excellent Sichuan restaurant in Alhambra.

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7.4

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Sor Tino

Sor Tino is an Italian spot in Brentwood with a romantic front patio, great service, and food that's good enough.

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6.9

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Ernie's Mexican Restaurant

Ernie’s is a kitschy Mexican restaurant in North Hollywood with big margaritas and mediocre food.

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7.3

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The Mexican Village

The Mexican Village on Beverly Blvd. serves classic Mexican food and good margaritas.

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7.6

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Casablanca Restaurant

Casablanca is a Venice spot that's been doing old-school Cali-Mexican food for decades.

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7.6

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Mijares Mexican Restaurant

Mijares is a hacienda-style restaurant in Pasadena that’s been run by the same family since it opened in 1920.

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7.5

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Salsa & Beer

Salsa & Beer is a North Hollywood staple and a great place to drink margaritas with friends.