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Photo by Daniel Cielak: Guisados stays true to the successful formula of Mexican cuisine and adds a modern twist. The sampler plate is a favorite among customers.

Guisados, Mexican Meets Modern

27 Jan 2017

By Daniel Cielak Born in one of LA’s most well-represented Latino areas, Guisados has the perfect geographical location to produce some of the best tacos in the city. Established in Boyle Heights in 2010, Guisados specializes in serving ... more
ROAD TO SEOUL, located five minutes from Loyola, offers a plethora of Korean-style meats such as calf intestine, bulgogi, galbi and octopus.

MATTEO’S MENU: Road to Seoul

16 Dec 2016

By Matteo Mendoza Rapidly gaining in popularity among students, Korean barbecue has become engrained in Loyola’s culture.  Cubs of all grades start their weekends by eating lunch together at Korean barbecue restaurants near Loyola, and this edition’s ... more
HOME RESTAURANT offers customers a welcoming and amicable environment of a house while serving satisfying food in Los Feliz.

Matteo’s Menu: Home Restaurant

02 Dec 2016

By Matteo Mendoza No restaurant that I have reviewed so far has a more fitting name than Home Restaurant in Los Feliz.  This restaurant’s ambiance literally embodies the atmosphere of a house: Most of the dining tables ... more
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Matteo’s Menu: Men Oh Ramen

11 Nov 2016

With the holiday season in full swing, winter is coming.  The cold calls for something warm to end your chills: ramen! Downtown LA’s Little Tokyo houses the most reputable ramen restaurants in Los Angeles, among them Men ... more
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MATTEO’S MENU: Maccheroni Republic

30 Sep 2016

By Matteo Mendoza Nestled inconspicuously underneath twinkling string lights across from Grand Central Market, Maccheroni Republic is a hidden gem in the heart of Downtown LA.  Wholly authentic—yet almost unbelievably affordable—the restaurant transports its patrons to a ... more
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Matteo’s Menu: Poke

09 Sep 2016

My name is Matteo Mendoza, Class of 2017.  I’m excited to announce my food review column, “Matteo’s Menu,” which will cover a wide range of my favorite places to eat around the metropolitan Los Angeles area.  Food ... more