Bella Pita is a UCLA staple and home to something called the Wowshi, which is essentially a Mediterranean calzone. Open super-late every day of the week, Bella Pita is where you go when you aren’t feeling late-night pizza at Lamonica’s and In-N-Out is an absolute zoo. Our move is always the Chicken Wowshi with falafel, and all the hummus we can pump from the condiment bar.
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The Apple Pan is an LA institution serving up no-frills, old school burgers in the best space in town to eat them.
One of the oldest Indonesian restaurants in LA, Ramayani is a Westwood staple with a huge menu that’s both overwhelming and delicious.
Taste Of Tehran
Taste of Tehran in Westwood is one of the best spots in town for quick, affordable Iranian food.
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Madera Kitchen in Hollywood has the makings of a neighborhood go-to, but the food is disappointing.
Mh Zh is a Mediterranean spot in Sunset Junction and home to some of the prettiest (and most delicious) food you’ll find on the Eastside.
Bar Avalon is an all-day wine bar/restaurant in Echo Park that’s one of the best-kept secrets in town.
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Kismet, the Mediterranean-Middle Eastern restaurant in Los Feliz, is the kind of restaurant all of LA wants to be hanging out in.
Mizlala is a casual Mediterranean spot in Sherman Oaks that works for just about any occasion.
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