Cuban Food Los Angeles

Habana Vieja Arroz Con Pollo (Food of the Week)

Most Cuban meals in Los Angeles fall into a narrow spectrum. Menus are pretty similar, usually quite limited, and satisfaction primarily comes down to execution. Habana Vieja, a Cuban restaurant in Torrance’s CarsonWestern plaza,...
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El Palacio de los Jugos: Building on Palatial Juice in Miami

My red-eye flight from Los Angeles landed as the sun rose over Fort Lauderdale, and initial food thoughts on Thanksgiving weren’t of turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce. They were of roast pork, fresh juice...
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El Rey De Las Fritas: Cuban Crunch on Calle Ocho

Snacking is rarely necessary in Miami, a city that’s strong on hearty comida Latina, but one viable option remains El Rey de las Fritas a Cuban diner that’s been located on Calle Ocho, aka...
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Cafe Tropical: Sandwiching Cuba in Silver Lake [CLOSED]

Silver Lake is pretty far along in its gentrification, so it’s hard to imagine a time when the corner of Sunset & Silver Lake was still teeming with drugs and violence. Apparently that was...