Posts Tagged ‘Oaxacan’

October 9, 2006 3

Guelaguetza Restaurant (Olympic)

By in 07: Mid-Wilshire

I had a wonderful lunch at the Oaxacan restaurant Guelaguetza Palms so I always wanted to try the more acclaimed one in Koreatown. Half of the restaurant is a mini-market selling lots of Oaxacan chocolates, spices, candles, mezcal, etc. Red Mole Pork, tender and tasty, though it got a bit boring halfway (wished there’re some […]

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October 2, 2006 1

Monte Alban (West LA)

By in 11: West LA

Horchata con Nieve with red cactus fruits (Jiotilla) and their signature dish: Chicken Mole Negro. Monte Alban is another Oaxacan restaurant on the Westside, many foodies argued it being better than Guelaguetza Palms Restaurant (or not as good). So I ordered their most basic dish. Their mole is very chocolatety and very sweet…in fact a […]

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July 31, 2006 4

Guelaguetza Palms Restaurant (Palms)

By in 11: West LA, Favorite Food Entries

My foodie friend David recommended this Oaxacan restaurant Guelaguetza, he said it’s a LA foodie favorite! And I can see why. Oaxacan is a regional Southern Mexican state and their food seems spice centric, the aroma, color, and diverse flavors are AMAZNG! A special Horchata con Tuna y Nuez: Sweet rice drink with chopped walnut, […]

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