South L.A.

Banh Mi Los Angeles

Los Angeles Banh Mi Company Vietnamese Pork Sausage Banh Mi (Dose of Vitamin P)

Huntington Park, a city in South Los Angeles that isn’t far from downtown, has become a hotbed for Latin culture and food. It’s also one of the last reasonably priced pockets in L.A. County,...
Mexican Food Los Angeles

Mexicano Enchilada Festival (Food of the Week)

Ramiro Arvizu and Jaime Martin del Campo are serving 24 special enchiladas, 12 at Mexicano and 12 different enchiladas at La Casita Mexicana throughout the month of July at each restaurant as part of...
Sausage Los Angeles

The Nest Homemade Sausage (Dose of Vitamin P)

The Nest is an ambitious “breakfast joint” from Antonio Appling and chef Michael Lavery, who became friends while attending San Francisco State University. Appling was a high school teacher in nearby Compton and convinced...
Beer Cocktail Los Angeles

Colonia Publica Michelada La Morena (Drink of the Week)

The michelada may be North America’s greatest beer cocktail. The sessionable beverage is best known for combining Mexican beer with Clamato, chile, lime, and salt. Really, though, the michelada is a genre of beer...
Cocktails Los Angeles

Mexicano Raspados Alegres (Drink of the Week)

Enter Mexicano, the freshly minted restaurant from prominent
Greek Food Los Angeles

Alexander’s Greek Kitchen Pork Gyros (Dose of Vitamin P) [CLOSED]

When Fred Guerrero, the affable son of chef Andre Guerrero who owns Slow Culture Gallery with brother Max in Highland Park, e-mailed to share his affinity for the young owners of Alexander’s Greek Kitchen,...