Pine and Crane benefits from several things. For one, its Sunset Junction location couldn’t be better located if it tried. Secondly, the service is quick and the order-at-the-counter setup will get you in and out in a half hour if you want. But most importantly, this modern Taiwanese/Chinese spot serves food that’s delicious and affordable.
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We have no idea why nobody’s talking about Bowery Bungalow, because this is Mediterranean fusion food at its finest.
Wax Paper is a tiny sandwich counter in a shipping container by the LA river, and yes - it’s as cool as that sounds.
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Tasty Zone is a Sichuan restaurant in San Gabriel with deep-fried shrimp skewers you’ll be thinking about for a while.
Dongpo is a great Chinese restaurant in the Santa Anita Westfield. You’re here for the duck.
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Lunasia’s Alhambra location serves the best dim sum in Los Angeles, and is always worth the hours-long wait.
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