Tortuga Bay is a delicious Mexican spot top to bottom, but you come to this casual order-at-the-counter spot for one thing - the torta ahogada. A Guadalajaran regional staple, the torta ahogada is a carnitas sandwich on sourdough, smothered with the spicy chile and tomato sauce of your dreams. It’s like the Mexican version of a French Dip, except better.
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Front Page Jamaican Grille
A tiny, family-run place in Inglewood, Front Page has great Jamaican food, ideally located near LAX.
Pann’s Restaurant & Coffee Shop
Pann’s is an old-school diner in Ladera Heights that’s been around since the ’50s.
Three Weavers Brewery
Three Weavers Brewery in Inglewood makes some of the best beer in LA, and is a great place to spend a weekend day drinking.
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It’s not that we’re against taking meat out of food. It’s that taking the meat and cheese out of Mexican food leaves you with a whole lot of nothing.
Teddy’s Red Tacos
Teddy’s Red Tacos in Venice is the third outlet of the fantastic red beef birria tacos mini-chain.
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Tacos Y Birria La Unica
The birria at Tacos Y Birria La Unica in Boyle Heights is some of the best you’ll find in Los Angeles.
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