Very few restaurants encapsulate a neighborhood quite like Carousel does with Glendale. This massive Middle Eastern/Armenian restaurant on Brand Ave. is the social center of the whole town. Is the food the best you can find in the area? No. But it doesn’t matter, because you’re sitting at the same table with everyone you love and there’s a hoard of belly dancers headed your way.
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Joon Shabu Shabu
Joon is a very good shabu shabu joint in Glendale, and your move when you feeling like cooking meat yourself tonight.
Sushi Nishi-Ya might have a weird location on the Glendale/Burbank border, but this is an omakase experience worth driving for.
Raffi's is an institution and the perfect place for a massive group dinner in Glendale.
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Mini Kebob is a Glendale order-at-the-counter classic and home to some of the best kebobs in town.
Hayat’s is a Lebanese restaurant in North Hollywood ideal for a quick solo lunch.
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Mh Zh is a Mediterranean spot in Sunset Junction and home to some of the prettiest (and most delicious) food you’ll find on the Eastside.
Kismet, the Mediterranean-Middle Eastern restaurant in Los Feliz, is the kind of restaurant all of LA wants to be hanging out in.
Silverlake serves some of the best ramen in town, but thanks to perpetual lines, we endorse getting it for takeout.
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