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Gina’s Pizzeria serves up delicious Italian cuisine

By Bryce Ronquillo Since 1984, Gina’s Pizzeria, located in Montebello, has prided itself on using only the freshest ingredients and family recipes to serve Italian favorites at an affordable price. Gina’s is notorious for its big pizza servings. Ranging from prices of $16.05 to $23.50, depending on a person’s choice of toppings, is the giant [...]

 

Tea Barrel offers affordable treats

By Jane Fernandez There are many tea places students can go hang out at, but there are not many boba tea bars like Tea Barrel. As the name describes it, tea barrel is a small family-owned restaurant that will make customers feel like they are inside of a pirates’ ship. The small space is decorated [...]

 

Doomie’s takes vegan approach to fast-food

By Megan G. Razzetti Doomie’s Home Cookin gives a true comfort food experience through classic vegan recipes. Located in Hollywood, this restaurant gives a unique blend of vegan and vegetarian options that anyone would enjoy. The menu includes anything from traditional cheeseburgers to seafood dishes, giving even the pickiest of eaters a chance to order [...]

 
Szechuan Impression stands out from the rest

Szechuan Impression stands out from the rest

By Cortez Cruz Serrato Located in the city of Alhambra, Szechuan Impression serves up Chinese cuisine that firmly separates itself from other restaurants in the area. Szechuan food is a style of Chinese cuisine that comes from the province of Sichuan in China. Szechuan cuisine is known for using an abundant amount of garlic, spices [...]

 
Rancho Grande delivers a taste of Mexican cuisine

Rancho Grande delivers a taste of Mexican cuisine

By Jade Inglada Hidden at the end of a small shopping center stands Rancho Grande, a family-owned Mexican restaurant that’s been serving its community since the early 1970s. Upon entering the restaurant, the entire menu, as well as photos of some of its popular dishes, are posted on the left wall. Rancho Grande has a [...]

 

Greek grill offers less than extraordinary dishes

By Amanda Rodarte Less than a twenty minute drive from East Los Angeles College, and located at one of the latest sites in downtown Los Angeles; George’s Greek Grill offers “fast, fresh, food” at a decent price. The restaurant is located at the newest shopping center in downtown. Located at the first level of the shopping [...]

 

Asian Fusion serves up great deals

By Desiree Lopez  Located in south side Montebello, The Chicken Bowl Asian Fusion is true to its motto “no MSG,” giving its customers a meal with no regrets. “MSG,” Monosodium glutamate is a non-essential amino acid, also known as a flavor enhancer. Although the Food and Drug Administration has recognized MSG as “generally safe,” it [...]

 
The Sandwich Smith sells overpriced simplicity

The Sandwich Smith sells overpriced simplicity

By Mannie Miguel Despite the freshness and simplicity of their sandwiches, The Sandwich Smith does not give the customer the “bang for their buck” with their overpriced sandwiches. About 6.5 Miles from East Los Angeles College, it sits in the heart of Little Tokyo and is a place that diners can grab a nice, simple [...]

 
Armando’s Restaurant delivers traditional taste

Armando’s Restaurant delivers traditional taste

  By Max Perez   Armando’s Mexican Restaurant is a great place to eat Mexican cuisine. It is traditional Mexican food made at its finest. The restaurant holds a maximum capacity of about 35 to 40 people. There are two entrances designated on the side and front of the restaurant. On weekends they have homemade [...]

 
Japanese restaurant gets an “A” for food

Japanese restaurant gets an “A” for food

  By Max Perez   The food will grab your attention more than the intimate setting that is the first thing noticed from the second customers arrive at the Open Door Japanese Izakaya restaurant. Upon entering the restaurant, traditional Japanese art is the first thing that catches the eye. A large wall painting covers one entire side. It depicts [...]