• LA’s New Street Food Star Serves One Thing: Suckling Pig Tacos
    by Bill Esparza on January 22, 2021 at 9:10 pm

    Suckling pig from Los Sabrosos al Horno | Wonho Frank LeeDavid Delfin’s Los Sabrosos offers LA a rare treat from Nayarit, Mexico Many of Mexico’s most coveted tacos feature pork, from carnitas and cochinita pibil to the various tacos de trompo. There’s tacos árabes from Puebla, adobada from Baja California, tacos de trompo out of Nuevo León, and the nearly ever-present al pastor, with deep roots in Mexico City and many other Mexican states. Much the same is true in Los Angeles, which […]

  • 4 Restaurants to Order Takeout From This Weekend in LA
    by Eater Staff on January 22, 2021 at 8:26 pm

    For a lil’ Korean snack break in your car: the Kimbap | Cathy ChaplinEat well and stay safe while supporting Los Angeles’s vibrant restaurant scene Every Friday our editors compile a trusty list of recommendations to answer the most pressing of questions: “Where should I eat?“ Here now are four places to get takeout this weekend. January 22, 2021 For comforting Italian in South LA: Sunday Gravy Mona Holmes For comforting Italian in South LA: Sunday Gravy Sunday Gravy is one of […]

  • 13 Incredible Spots For Morning Chilaquiles Around LA
    by Mona Holmes on January 22, 2021 at 7:51 pm

    Los Chilaquiles Mexican Grill | Courtesy of Los Chilaquiles Mexican GrillChilaquiles are more than just breakfast Mexican breakfasts span a vast spectrum, from eggs a la Mexicana or lamb barbacoa roasted in a ground pit to LA’s ubiquitous breakfast burrito. Each has its place, but sometimes there’s something particularly special about a big plate of chilaquiles. That combination of fried corn tortillas dunked into salsa roja or verde, then multi-layered over eggs, onions, cilantro, refried […]

  • Viral Tweet Claims LA’s Donut Friend Fired Employees for Trying to Unionize
    by Farley Elliott on January 22, 2021 at 6:39 pm

    Mark Trombino, owner of Donut Friend | Elizabeth DanielsAs with most things, the truth is much murkier Donut Friend, the popular vegan doughnut shop with locations in Highland Park and Downtown Los Angeles, has come under heavy social media scrutiny this week after an anonymous Twitter user accused the company of firing multiple workers “for trying to unionize.” The tweet, written by a friend of a former worker under the handle @ElSangito, adds simply: “I highly suggest not supporting […]

  • A Legendary South LA Nightclub Burned to The Ground Wednesday Night
    by Mona Holmes on January 22, 2021 at 6:01 pm

    The former site of The Total Experience club | Courtesy of Gail OliverPlus, a former MMA fighter and anti-masker makes a scene, and the Hollywood Standard closes forever A former South LA nightclub burned completely to the ground in an overnight fire on Wednesday night. The Total Experience was owned by record producer Lonnie Simmons, and was known for helping notable soul, R&B, and funk acts on their way to stardom. LA County fire officials did what they could, but the overnight blaze […]