116 "Serious Take-Out Operation" restaurants in Los Angeles.
Biryani House is a very good Indian restaurant in Hawthorne where the chicken biryani is a must-order.
Annapurna is a tremendous all-vegetarian Indian restaurant in Culver City.
Come to Grand Bawarchi in Canoga Park for the biryani, stay for everything else.
Brandoni Pepperoni is a West Hollywood pizza pop-up with fine-dining roots, and incredible pies to show for it.
Galleria Market on Olympic Blvd. is one of LA’s biggest (and best) Korean markets. The one on Western’s not too bad, either.
Marukai Market is a one-stop-shop for any Japanese groceries, snacks, and sushi that won’t make you sad.
Temple Seafood Market is a mini grocery store in Historic Filipinotown and a treasure trove of things to eat.
Dubbed the “Costco of Thai Food,” LAX-C is massive warehouse of Thai goods on the edge of Chinatown.
HK Market isn’t the flashiest Korean grocery store around, but they make up for it with excellent pre-made banchan and kimbap.
Perilla is a Ktown pop-up where banchan takes center stage, with incredible results.
DTLA pop-up Dough Daddy doesn’t make it easy to order their Detroit-style pies, but this pizza is worth the extra effort.
Amboy Quality Meats is an outstanding burger stand and butcher shop in Chinatown that secretly serves the best fries in Los Angeles.
Qin West is an LA mini-chain serving excellent bowls of noodle soups.