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The Spirit of SGV’s Iconic Dean Sin World Lives On at New Monterey Park Restaurant

City Guide Los Angeles April 23, 2019 0 Comments

Plus Aghoo’s Kitchen is back, and the ghost of Dean Sin World returns Welcome to Meanwhile in the SGV, a regular update of San Gabriel Valley updates from Eater’s roving reporter, Jim Thurman. This month, a noted favorite returns, an iconic restaurant shutters, and a switcheroo. Monterey Park— Stepping into Dim Sum World, one is overcome with a strong sense…

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Inside Dear John’s, a Retro Return to the Glorious Rat Pack Era in Culver City

City Guide Los Angeles April 22, 2019 0 Comments

The limited-time throwback restaurant feels perfectly vintage There have been many heydays of Los Angeles dining (including one happening right now), but more and more the city is looking to recreate a bit of its old Hollywood past, complete with restaurant decor and throwback menus that can feel perfectly encased in amber. That’s certainly the case with Dear John’s, the…

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LA’s Greatest Morning Treasure Is the Glorious Mexican Breakfast

City Guide Los Angeles April 19, 2019 0 Comments

Street tacos, fresh seafood, and whole roast lamb across LA’s Mexican communities Driving around East LA on a Sunday morning is probably your best chance to experience the most unique, distinct flavors of Mexican street food that Los Angeles has to offer. From backyard gatherings in quiet, residential neighborhoods to the passing down of recipes from generation to generation, families…

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A New Pasta-Obsessed Restaurant Opens on Silver Lake’s Hottest Block

City Guide Los Angeles April 18, 2019 0 Comments

Asso Pasta Bar & Wine opens this Monday Blossom, Silver Lake’s Vietnamese charmer, closed with a whisper in late-January, leaving the space empty with no explanation. A pasta-focused newcomer took over the space only days later, giving the restaurant a light refresh and a menu filled with pasta. Asso Pasta Bar & Wine starts serving this Monday. Asso will make…

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