Archive for the ‘05: Silver Lake + Echo Park’ Category

July 12, 2013 1

Guisados (Echo Park)

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Guisados is hands down my favorite “new” restaurant in Los Angeles. This famous taquería originated in Boyle Height, and has since expanded to Echo Park. Watch for another outpost in Downtown LA soon. Guisados serves truly authentic tacos (not Tex-mex, not Cali-mex, it’s authentic flavors you would find in Mexico City) with fresh homemade tortilla. Their Horchata […]

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December 1, 2012 0

O Banh Mi (Silverlake)

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A hard to spot Vietnamese Sandwich shop is tucked behind trees on the hilly Hyperion with no visible sign. They open at Noon – 3pm everyday. The Deli (Cold Cut) Sandwich is unconventional: instead of the usual pickled carrot and daikon radish garnishes, it’s pan fried dried orange daylily and carrot in a limey fish […]

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February 10, 2011 3

Forage (Silver lake)

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It’s nice to be back at Forage (see our old review of Forage here). I’ve got to rave about the cheesecake , it is so amazing! Both the cream and the cake were incredibly light. Unlike the dense texture most cheesecakes have, I really appreciate fluffy cheesecake like this.  So airy and fresh. Flavors were […]

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July 20, 2010 2

Allston Yacht Club (Echo Park)

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My friend recommended this new-ish small plate place called Allston Yacht Club in Echo Park. I tried to go there before for brunch but it wasn’t open despite it says so on their website. Went back another night with a few friends. With a fun and bright logo, the interior is more slick than I […]

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April 28, 2010 3

Canelé (Atwater Village)

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Canale is a small neigbourhood restaurant in the cozy Atwater Village. We had dinner there years ago and for the longest time I didn’t know they open for brunch on the weekends. I was delighted to see that their brunch menu looks interesting and is different from the usual LA breakfast flare (i.e. egg benedict, […]

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