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Birria Tacos
Birria Tacos

New in Hollywood: Papi Tacos & Churros Serving Up Birria & More

LA locals are no stranger to delicious tacos & birria, but Papi Tacos & Churros is dedicated to making the experience unlike any other. The team at Papi says that the tacos are cooked on wood, dipped in a 16-hour cooked consome, and the churros are made from scratch. Some of the most popular choices on the menu are og burrito pollo, pollo asado tacos, birria tacos, quesadillas, birria ramen, and the churros topped with chocolate syrup and vanilla ice cream. If you’re looking for a new spot in town to devour some flavorful tacos and churros, head over to Papi Tacos and Churros!

Storefront
Storefront

Filipino Restaurant ‘Kuya Lord’ Opens Up On Melrose

Melrose is welcoming a new fast-casual restaurant, Kuya Lord, to the community. Chef Lord Maynard Llera has created this concept to reflect Filipino culture through food, honoring many of the dishes he grew up eating in the Philippines. A few of the menu items include lucenachon tray (slow roasted pork belly), lechon kawali tray (twice cooked pork belly, spiced vinegar), and calamansi pie (filipino lime pie, pandan whipped cream.) Each tray item comes with chami, java rice, cucumber tomato salad, pickled papaya, and dipping sauce. If you’re looking for a spot to grab a quick lunch or a casual dinner with a friend, Kuya Lord is packed with flavor and a great place to grab your next bite.

Magari Tokyo Italian Cuisine
Magari Tokyo Italian Cuisine

Seafood-Forward, Tokyo-Italian Fusion? Welcome to Hollywood’s New Hot Spot ‘Magari’

The atmosphere, the service, the food - locals are saying Magari has it all. The interior of this restaurant has warm lighting, neutral color palette, giving the design a sleek and classy look. If you’re wondering what a tokyo italian restaurant menu looks like, some of their most popular dishes include the yuzu tagliatelle (peekytoe crab, poppyseed, parmigiano), roasted maitake mushrooms, wagyu carpaccio (sansho, bone marrow, artichoke), and squid ink bucatini (seafood bolognese, lemon, pangrattato, miso butter). 

We asked Chef Enrico Merendino what his favorite dish is and he told us, “The Grilled Whole Orata reflects me the most and the Squid Ink Bucatini has been a great addition to the menu, but I don’t know. It’s hard to choose. It’s like who's your favorite child. They are all my children.” The team at Magari does a great job of making this culinary experience fun and creative by putting together ingredients that you wouldn’t normally think of. It’s the perfect spot for you and your crew to gather over a beautiful blend of cultures and flavors.

Spring Vegetable Galette
Spring Vegetable Galette

Hollywood’s New Brasserie ‘Mes Amis’ is Here

A new elegant french restaurant has arrived in Hollywood - Mes Amis. The ambiance of this restaurant is classy, warm, and intended to remind you of a chic cafe in France. On the menu, guests can expect items like steak tartare, vegetable galette, scallop crudo, steak au poivre, duck pâté en croûte. For dessert, some of the popular choices are strawberry pavlova, vanilla brulee, and chocolate souffle. The cocktails also keep up with the glamorous style, serving drinks like le poodle (grey goose vodka, pamplemousse, lime, bubbles, fennel pollen, sel gris) and love hangover (el tesoro blanco tequila, calamansi, lime, sumac + rose.) Located in Hollywood and providing locals with tasty food and a romantic atmosphere, Mes Amis is perfect for your next date night.

Sweet Chick Sandwich
Sweet Chick Sandwich

Hollywood Has A New American Bar + Restaurant ‘Ronnie’s Kitchen + Cocktails’

After years of experience in the restaurant industry and making delicious meals, Owner and Chef Ronnie Muñoz has officially opened Ronnie’s Kitchen + Cocktails in Hollywood. “This is the neighborhood’s new All-American comfort food hangout,” says Ronnie's team. The restaurant serves up popular items like the sweet chick sandwich (agave buffalo fried chicken with ranch, pickles, coleslaw), truffle fries, cheeseburger, and mac n cheese (5 cheese mornay, spiced parmesan bread crumbs) - and of course, cocktails and beer to pair with your meal. Ronnie’s is a casual spot and perfect for a meetup with friends or to grab a drink after work.

Lily's Bar Interior
Lily's Bar Interior

Clark Street Diner Opens Cocktail Bar ‘Lily’s Bar’ With Old Hollywood Vibe

Created by the team behind Clark Street Diner, Lilys Bar has opened its doors to the Hollywood community. Locals may have previously known this space to be occupied by Minibar. The cocktail and wine bar has various drink options on the menu like the head honcho (vodka, watermelon, tamarind syrup, aveze, dimmi, lemon, house-made spicy bitters. soda water, rocks), the clark street sunset (reposado tequila, strawberry, orgeat, licor 43, lime. rocks. *contains almonds), and the pisco pick-me-up (pisco, mr black, cold brew, toasted coconut foam.) You can also order wine by the glass and beer on draft. If you’re looking for a place to meet up for drinks, Lily’s Bar will not disappoint.

Spicy Pork Wontons
Spicy Pork Wontons

Dumpling Bar & Noodle House ‘Hui Tou Xiang’ Opens in Hollywood

“Getting the best result with minimal ingredients to keep you healthy, satisfied and craving back for more - it's even in the name,” says the Hui Tou Xiang team. The restaurant is receiving praise for its stylish interior, fresh ingredients, and mouth-watering dishes. Hui Tou Xiang’s most popular dishes on the menu are pork xiao long bao, spicy pork wontons, stewed beef noodles, shrimp skewers, and the pork belly noodles. With a rounded ceiling, warm lighting, black and gold color pallette, and trendy bar - it’s hard not to love the ambience that this restaurant brings. Hui Tou Xiang is the perfect place to meet up with a friend or a casual date to enjoy a flavorful meal and chic interior design.

Country Fried Steak
Country Fried Steak

Southern Classics Hit Los Angeles: Cracker Barrel Kitchen Opens in Hollywood and Lawndale

Cracker Barrel Kitchen has arrived in Los Angeles, providing city locals with southern comfort food and all-day breakfast. This Tennessee-based national chain is traditionally known for being a family-friendly restaurant located along interstates and highways throughout the country, but now they have brought their homestyle favorites to Los Angeles. Cracker Barrel Kitchen and sister brands, The Pancake Kitchen and Chicken n’ Biscuits, dish out their tried-and-true classics: buttermilk pancakes, biscuits n’ gravy, country fried steak, and southern fried chicken. Angelenos are also excited about the creamy mac n’ cheese and hashbrown casserole. Southern homestyle cooking isn’t easy to come by in Los Angeles so whether you’re treating yourself or the whole family - let Cracker Barrel bring homestyle comfort food to your door.

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