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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 [...]

 
Cities adds international variety to its menu

Cities adds international variety to its menu

By Daniella Molina New taste has been added to the city of East los Angeles. A two minute drive from East Los Angeles College, Cities Restaurant has a very different menu from Taco Bell, Carls Jr., or any other restaurant located on Avenida Cesar Chavez. Matter of Fact, they like to change their menu every [...]

 
Duck House serves delicious duckmeals

Duck House serves delicious duckmeals

  By Eduardo Preciado  Numerous restaurants in the San Gabriel Valley area serve duck every day, either shredded, stuffed, roasted, glazed, sautéed or curried. Eating duck is very common across all Asia. Luckily for those that want to know what all the fuss is about, eating duck is just a few blocks away from ELAC. [...]

 
Shop revolutionizes fruit

Shop revolutionizes fruit

  By Jamie Lopez Fruit Revolution is known for their delicious, fresh, and natural smoothies, subs, crepes, raspados (shaved ice), bionicos (spanish for fruit salads with yogurt) and espressos. Capturing the feel of an old school cafe, this small shop is decorated with colorful fruit paintings all around the inside. It has seating inside and [...]