In operation since 1961, Mario’s is an Italian deli and grocery and your best bet for some old-school Italian sandwiches and hot plates in the neighborhood. Get there before 11:30am or be prepared to wait. But even if you get stuck behind the rush, it’s worth it. The Bad Boy Sub is their signature sandwich and it’s a monster: your choice of meat (get the pastrami), mustard, mayo, avocado, spicy peppers, and every other fixing available. Cue the midday nap under your desk.
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Massif is a family-run Middle Eastern joint in Glendale and your move for excellent Iraqi home cooking.
Tumanyan Khinkali Factory
Tumanyan Khinkali in Glendale is home to Georgian soup dumplings and a quiet patio for a low-key date night.
Taqueria El Tapatio
Taqueria El Tapatio in Glendale wraps their tacos with American cheese, and yes, it tastes fantastic at 2am.
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Rossoblu is a fancy Italian restaurant in the Fashion District, and one of the best restaurants to open in LA in a long time.
Farfalla is a neighborhood Italian spot in Los Feliz where you go for one thing: pasta.
Pace Joint is the casual second location of the Laurel Canyon classic, and yes, they deliver.
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Bay Cities is a Santa Monica classic that’s been open since 1925. Most importantly, it’s home to The Godmother, Los Angeles’ greatest sandwich.
Canter's is a Los Angeles classic. Come late night for a pastrami reuben and some very entertaining people watching.
Skaf’s Lebanese Cuisine
Skaf’s is an order-at-the-order Glendale joint and serving some of the best chicken shawarma you’ll ever come across.
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