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Historic South Central
Los Cocos in Del Rey is a Salvadoran bakery that serves great pupusas.
September 29, 2023
Los Cheros is a strip mall pupusería in Gardena that makes extra plump, cheesy pupusas.
Delmy's pops up at various farmers markets, so you'll have to plan. But it's worth it because these pupusas have a flawless masa-to-filling ratio and ooze mozzarella.
DTLA's La Pupusa Urban Eatery makes oversized pupusas, including a ten-pound pizza version. But gimmicks aside, the Salvadoran food is very good.
El Guanaco is a strip mall spot in East Hollywood that makes golden pupusas stuffed with high-quality ingredients.
Mama’s International Tamales in Westlake makes the best vegan pupusas in LA, including a jackfruit revuelta with crunchy curtido.
Cojutepeque is a roadside diner in Westlake that's great for eating a hearty Salvadoran breakfast while you watch telenovelas.
This casual Salvadoran spot in Reseda has 26 different kinds of pupusas, each one crispy, golden, and absolutely delicious.
Furn Saj is an incredible Lebanese bakery in Granada Hills where you should prioritize bread of all kinds.
September 28, 2023
Baja Subs in Northridge looks like any other corner convenience store, but inside, you’ll find some of the best Sri Lankan food in Southern California.
September 27, 2023
Sogno Toscano is a daytime Italian spot in Santa Monica that's perfect for a casual lunch or a coffee meetup.
September 15, 2023
This Eastside seafood truck is home to one of the best tacos you’ll find in the city.
September 14, 2023
Sobar is a soba shop in Culver City that's great for a lunchtime cool-down.
September 12, 2023
Peru Chicha is a casual Peruvian spot in Gardena with tremendous ceviche and Cantonese-Peruvian dishes.
September 6, 2023
Cantinho Brasileiro is a casual Brazilian spot inside Culver City's El Camaguey Meat Market.
September 1, 2023
Lorenzo is a tiny Beverly Hills spot serving luxurious Florentine-style sandwiches.
August 31, 2023
Tre Mani is a lunchtime collab between Santa Monica's Ghisallo and Jyan Isaac. Come for their incredible Roman-style flatbread sandwiches.
August 24, 2023
In addition to selling Southeast Asian snacks and drinks, Gingergrass Mini Mart in East Hollywood serves great Vietnamese dishes.
El Muelle 8 is a Sinaloa-style mariscos spot in Downey that goes bananas with condiments. The results are glorious.
August 22, 2023
Pearl River Deli is a new-wave Chinese spot in Chinatown with fantastic Hainan chicken.
August 21, 2023
Atla is a Mexican restaurant in Venice serving an all-day menu of thoughtfully made classics. It's casual, not cheap.
August 17, 2023
If you're looking for an incredible seafood lunch in LA, you can't do much better than Frogtown's daytime-only mariscos window Za Za Zá.
August 9, 2023
Mauro's is a total Weho daytime scene, but unfortunately the food is only mediocre.
August 8, 2023
Dtown Pizzeria is a food stall inside Topanga Social that serves spongy Detroit-style pies with crispy cheese edges.
August 7, 2023