The Peruvian Guy was originally known as a local food stand but they have since moved to a food truck and can be found charming locals with delicious food in Studio City and North Hollywood. The food truck is ran by a wife and husband duo from Peru with a passion to share their culture and love of their country through making tasty Peruvian-inspired dishes. A few of the most popular items on the menu include the lomo saltado, tallarin saltado, arroz chaufa, and the breakfast burritos. The Peruvian Guy is most commonly found in North Hollywood and Studio City, but keep up to date with them by following on Instagram @theperuvianguyla and check ahead!
Oy Bar brings the beauty of both Asian and Jewish cuisine together to create one-of-a-kind dishes. The vibe of the restaurant is casual yet trendy - the perfect spot for a night to catch up with friends over a drink and some flavorful food. While they do have a rotating menu, some of the previous popular options have been the matzoball ramen soup, smoked salmon everything yaki onigiri (a japanese grilled rice ball with everything seasoning and lox), and a juicy oybar burger. To drink, they have signature cocktails like the 165 Mulberry which is Oy Bar’s take on the classic Manhattan cocktail. Located in Studio City, Oy Bar is stepping into the restaurant and bar scene with unique takes on iconic drinks and dishes.
Modern design, tasty food, and great service - what more could you ask for? HiHo Cheeseburger has just opened up in Studio City and locals are already raving about the new location. Some of the most popular items that folks are talking about are the HiHo double cheeseburger (100% grass-fed wagyu beef, cheese, ketchup, mustard, onion jam, lettuce, house-made pickles), the willie mae fried chicken tender sandwich (fried chicken, pickles, honey, slaw sauce & purple cabbage), and the chocolate shake! The significance of the willie mae sandwich is that it is in collaboration with the famed Willie Mae’s Scotch House of New Orleans - “The idea of doing something together has been kicked around for a while. A chicken sandwich using Willie Mae’s Scotch House James Beard award fried chicken was the answer,” says the HiHo team. Come by and treat your taste buds to a mouthwatering hamburger or a crispy fried chicken sandwich!
“Sushi, rolls, oysters, y mas!” Fiesta Sushi brings a fun twist to sushi with items like their japanese salsa as a way to incorporate japanese and latin culture. Some of their most popular dishes include the spicy edamame in truffle sauce, blue fin sushi, oysters, and salmon sushi. If you’re someone who loves trying unique combinations like sushi rolls paired with a spicy michelada to drink, Fiesta Sushi is the spot for you. Their outdoor patio has gained traction for its busy atmosphere, yet exclusive secret garden feel. Gather a group of friends and head to this lively hidden gem in Studio City.
Bring on the burgers! Easy Street Burgers is officially open and these mouthwatering smash burgers are a treat you have to try. Located on Lankershim Blvd and Aqua Vista St, Easy Street Burgers was previously known as a popular pop-up stand so its no secret that locals are excited about this new permanent location. The restaurant’s most popular menu item is the double smash burger (created with two smashed 100% pure beef patties, American cheese, a potato roll and topped with pickle, chopped onions, ketchup, mustard, and their signature wild sauce.) and their filthy fries (grilled onions, cheese, wild sauce, and a smashed patty.) If you’re looking to fulfill any savory cravings, Easy Street Burgers is the place to go.
Located on Ventura Blvd and Coldwater Canyon Ave, Uovo Pasta opened its doors to Studio City. This pasta spot is gaining popularity for its modern style, and of course, the food. The style of this restaurant is a contemporary and rustic blend. Locals are talking about a few dishes in particular like the ragú bolognese pasta, lasagna, cacio e pepe, and the carbonara. To pair with dinner, you can order a glass (or select bottles) of red or white wine and beer. The casual yet sophisticated vibe of Uovo makes it perfect for a date night in Studio City.
Tacos 1986, featured in our “Taco Spots You Must Try in LA”, started out as a stand on Hollywood Blvd and was loved by many tourists and locals. It wasn’t until 2019 that Tacos 1986 opened up their first store in Downtown Los Angeles - since then, they’ve only grown more. With almost 6 locations, Tacos 1986 has been gaining popularity for its tijuana-style tacos, reasonable prices, and concise menu. Some of the local favorites include carne asada tacos, mushroom tacos,and adobada quesadilla paired with a mexican coke or horchata. This new location can be found on Ventura Blvd and Eureka Dr in May 2022.
La Mer says to “expect an elegant and artistic dining experience.” Studio City has a new fine dining sushi restaurant ‘La Mer Sushi’ with omakase-style dining. Locals are raving about the quality of the dishes, the presentation, and overall service experience. From the omakase menu, some of the most loved items include the halibut, oyster shooter, seared duck skewer, agemono tempura and cheesecake for dessert. With fresh ingredients, and detailed presentation, this 6-8 course dining experience curated by Chef Kimura is one you will not want to miss.
It started as a food truck in Baton Rouge, and ended up with 2 Los Angeles storefront locations in Studio City and Glendale - plus a couple more food trucks for events! Locals say that there are 3 options for the beignets: regular size box of beignets, the box of beignet bites, or the beignet sundae (beignets and two scoops of ice cream topped with chocolate or caramel syrup!) To pair with your sugary treat, you can also try some of the crowd favorites like the iced latte, a regular cup of jo, or a lemonade! The interior of this spot is open and airy with natural lighting and a french cafe aesthetic. If you’re a fan of the traditional Louisiana beignets (or even if you’ve always wanted to try them!), be sure to check out Beignet Box to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Grab your friends, enjoy some tacos and watch your favorite sports teams at Banditos in Studio City. This spot is located on Ventura Blvd and Colfax Ave and is attracting locals for its food, drinks, music, and busy atmosphere. While cheering on your sports team, order some of the menu favorites like the short rib taco, skirt steak carne asada taco, and smoked pork chorizo taco. If you’re looking to grab a drink, the classic margarita, smokey and the gin (bruxo x mezcal, gin, aperol, oj, red and green jalapeño muddled), or an ice-cold beer on tap are some of most popular orders at this Mexican sports bar. There are plenty of reasons to visit Banditos, so whether it's the sports, the tacos, or the Mexican cocktails - you’re guaranteed a good time at this hot spot in Studio City.