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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Joon Shabu Shabu
Joon is a very good shabu shabu joint in Glendale, and your move when you feeling like cooking meat yourself tonight.
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.
The San Fernando
San Fernando Bar, a modern space with friendly bartenders and nightly live music, is the weird bar Glendale didn’t know it needed.
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Raffi's is an institution and the perfect place for a massive group dinner in Glendale.
Massif is a family-run Middle Eastern joint in Glendale and your move for excellent Iraqi home cooking.
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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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