Tocaya, a mini-chain with locations in Venice and West Hollywood, does healthy Mexican food. Sure, there are tacos and burritos here, but the emphasis is on the salads and bowls, as well as the mostly organic produce. By the way though, those tacos are better than we thought they’d be.
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Both neighborhood hangout and special occasion spot, Charcoal is sometimes a bit confusing, but not when it comes to their very tasty food.
For outstanding pasta on the Westside, look no further than Felix on Abbot Kinney in Venice.
Wurstküche in Venice serves excellent (and interesting) sausages and beers in a modern, casual setting.
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La Carmencita is a much-needed neighborhood Mexican spot in the heart of Hollywood.
Enrique’s is an old-school Mexican restaurant in Long Beach, and home to a pork shank that will temporarily solve all of your life’s problems.
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On a random corner in Silver Lake, El Caserio is a quiet Latin American restaurant with one of the coolest patios in town.
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