A baleada (bah-lay-AH-da) is a traditional street food believed to have originated on the northern coast of Honduras in 1821. It starts with a tortilla, refried beans, sour cream and crumbled queso duro; the rest is up to you.
A new culinary oasis sandwiched between a pharmacy and a laundromat, Sesame Dinette at 1750 Pacific Ave., is a second location for the L.A. Chinatown favorite (which opened in April of 2021) and it’s sure to be a hit here in the LBC, too.
While sitting at Steel Cup Café near the Traffic Circle—where Stearns Street intersects with Lakewood Boulevard—there was only one question in my mind: Why didn’t I have to wait in line?
Sideburns has mastered the feng shui of a burger, harmonizing the eater to everything within the paper wrapping.
A pop of cilantro so fresh that it crunched before releasing a spritz of aromatic grassy greenness, followed by another fresh crunch of green onion; sesame seeds offered a rich nutty shadow to the mingling of flavors with each soft and succulent bite, and I was dumbstruck.
Risü is a wonderful place to grab happy hour and a lazy bite of enjoyable ambiance.
An audible crunch can be heard as you bite into one of the chicken sandwiches, topped with mayo, lettuce, pickle, and tomato, nestled in a slightly sweet brioche bun.
I simply asked, “What’s good?” and I was instantly directed to the greatest Palak Paneer I’ve ever tasted.
When you find yourself crediting a sense emotional satiation of mind, body, and spirit after a bite of ramen, you know you’ve got something worth eating.
Beach Garden Social House owner Ben Gutierrez said, “I wanted to be able to create a place where people can sit, be comfortable, have a cocktail, have a quick bite to eat … that’s kind of my main focus.”