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Mexican Food Los Angeles

Madre Costillas en Salsa de Chile Morita (Dose of Vitamin P)

For Food & Wine, Andy Wang spotlighted Ivan Vasquez, an Oaxacan chef who transformed longtime Palms neighborhood haunt El Nopal into Madre after launching the concept last year in Torrance. His restaurant honors mother...
Japanese Restaurant Los Angeles

n/naka: Niki Nakayama Brings Exquisite Kaiseki to Sleepy Palms

Niki Nakayama has slowly been building up to her current culinary vision. The talented chef grew up in L.A.’s Koreatown and points east. She first worked for famed sushi chef Morihiro “Mori” Onodera at...
Ice Cream Los Angeles

Matthew “Mattatouille” Kang Launching Scoops Westside

In the past five years, HelMel ice cream wizard Tai Kim has built a tidal wave of good will through word of mouth at Scoops, his popular shop behind LA City College. Now food...
Brazilian Flag Los Angeles

Rio Brazil Café: Bossa Nova and Comfort Food in Palms [CLOSED]

It was Saturday night at a well worn Palms strip mall. Live bossa nova music filled the air, cachaca flowed like water and the tables quickly filled with heaping plates of Brazilian comfort food....