• LA’s First Afro-Mexican Restaurant Serves Guerrero-Style Pozoles, Tamales, and Guisados
    by Bill Esparza on July 10, 2020 at 7:59 pm

    Green pozole from Tamales Elena y Antojitos in Bell Gardens | Wonho Frank Lee Tamales Elena y Antojitos prepares specialties from La Costa Chica in this highly anticipated Bell Gardens restaurant When chef Maria Elena Lorenzo opens her doors to her restaurant Tamales Elena y Antojitos next Wednesday — for takeout, delivery, and drive-thru only — Los Angeles will gain one of its most important regional Mexican restaurants in decades, representing Afro-Mexican cuisine from La […]

  • LA Restaurants and Hotels Shed Over 75K Jobs in March and April, With Overall Unemployment at 20 Percent
    by Mona Holmes on July 10, 2020 at 6:45 pm

    Maria Mora is reflected in a window as she photographs telephone numbers from a poster in front of the closed California State Employment Development Department on Thursday, May 14, 2020 in Canoga Park, CA. | Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Plus, the state of indoor dining, Guerilla Tacos, SoCal’s craft beer industry, and expanded street dining in Pasadena On Monday, Los Angeles city controller Ron Galperin released a jobs map which illustrates a slight three […]

  • 4 Restaurants to Order Takeout From This Weekend in LA
    by Eater Staff on July 10, 2020 at 6:25 pm

    For a barbecue destination that feels like something special: Ribtown BBQ | Farley Elliott Eat 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 try some takeout this weekend in Los Angeles. A number of LA restaurants have resumed outdoor dine-in. However, this article should not be taken as […]

  • Brand New Eateries to Check Out in Los Angeles
    by Cathy Chaplin on July 10, 2020 at 5:59 pm

    New to Temple City is Paths To Spicy, a Chinese hot pot and rice bowl specialist. | [Official Photo] Korean corndogs in Lynwood, Japanese home cooking in Gardena, and more This is a periodic compilation of notable restaurant openings throughout Los Angeles. Take note of these under-the-radar places from the Valley to the South Bay, from the Westside to the San Gabriel Valley. Let’s dive right in. July 10, 2020 Gardena— After two decades behind the stoves at Chaya Venice and Chaya […]

  • In This Moment of Protests and the Pandemic, Wood Spoon’s Brazilian Owner Says ‘We Have to Speak Up’
    by Maya Ono on July 10, 2020 at 4:58 pm

    Natalia Pereira, chef and owner of Wood Spoon restaurant in Downtown LA | Wonho Frank Lee Orphan and immigrant Natalia Pereira is ready to share her story of perseverence Before the pandemic hit in mid-March, someone walking into Wood Spoon, a Downtown LA Brazilian restaurant, would be greeted by wafting scents of pastel Portuguese, sizzling salt-cod bacalhau, and clinking sangria glasses. Owner and chef Natalia Pereira has seen Downtown shift from a relative ghost town 15 years ago to a […]