Very few restaurants encapsulate a neighborhood quite like Carousel does with Glendale. This massive Middle Eastern/Armenian restaurant on Brand Ave. is the social center of the whole town. Is the food the best you can find in the area? No. But it doesn’t matter, because you’re sitting at the same table with everyone you love and there’s a hoard of belly dancers headed your way.
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Sushi Nishi-Ya might have a weird location on the Glendale/Burbank border, but this is an omakase experience worth driving for.
Taqueria El Tapatio
Taqueria El Tapatio in Glendale wraps their tacos with American cheese, and yes, it tastes fantastic at 2am.
Mario’s Italian Deli
Mario’s is an old-school Italian deli in Glendale, and your spot for massive cold cut sandwiches at lunch hour.
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Charcoal Grill is a kosher Israeli restaurant in Beverly Grove that serves great grilled meats.
Sunnin Lebanese Cuisine
Sunnin Lebanese is one of the best Lebanese restaurants in LA and an ideal casual lunch spot.
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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.
Kismet, the Mediterranean-Middle Eastern restaurant in Los Feliz, is the kind of restaurant all of LA wants to be hanging out in.
Silverlake serves some of the best ramen in town, but thanks to perpetual lines, we endorse getting it for takeout.
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