Chinese Restaurants Taste Authentic and Exceptional

By Yuan Wei Mama Lu’s Dumpling House has some of the best juicy pork dumplings in the Los Angeles & San Gabriel Valley area. Chengdu Taste is another popular chinese restaurant that has the traditional Chongqing flavor. There are certain foods and restaurants that gain almost legendary status. Buzz picks up about them, food blogs and TV shows highlight them, and whispers among friends continue. When it comes to Chinese…

December 13, 2017

A local Chinese restaurant hit in South Gate

By: Diana Garcia Dragon Loco, a Chinese restaurant tucked into the corner of Long Beach, in South Gate, has both great service and mouth watering dishes. Although it is a small restaurant,the workers and the amazing food are enough to please any customer. Crispy, bone-in wings, topped with spicy, green jalapenos and followed by a side of delicious white fried rice may be the perfect meal to ease off after…

May 19, 2017

Former ELAC student opens restaurant

May 10, 2017

By Maria Isabel Cubillo Former East Los Angeles College student Josefina Lopez opened Casa Fina Restaurant and Cantina in Boyle Heights on Friday. Free tacos, aguas frescas and cake were served from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. “The food was so delicious. Everyone was really nice and kind,” said Lizette Palominos, a resident of Boyle Heights.The restaurant will host stand-up comedy nights, open mic nights, bohemian nights, and karaoke nights….


New coffee shop offers distinct taste

By Christian Horta B Twentyfour is a new coffee shop that offers a wide selection of coffee, tea and food. The Affogato is a scoop of vanilla ice cream. It may seem plain and simple, but once it’s served with a warm espresso shot on the side, it changes the dish. It creates a distinct flare to the taste buds. If the Affogato is consumed with espresso over the ice…

March 8, 2017

Restaurant serves up Asian-Italian infusion

February 15, 2017

By Christian Horta  Savoy is where customers receive an adequate amount of food at an affordable price.  It is a great introduction because it’s Asian food but does not feel Asian.  The spot feels like something that could be on the westside of Los Angeles.  The hole-in-the-wall restaurant features Asian food with an Italian twist. Savoy is best known for their Hainan chicken dish.  It is served over rice and…


Brazilian buffet offers diverse foods

By Jordan Elias  There are many places to go to eat dinner on the weekend, but there is one place in particular, named the By Brazil, that serves many unique and delicious foods. The restaurant is a Brazilian Restaurant located in Torrance, 30 minutes away from East Los Angeles College. The restaurant presents a buffet-style taste of dishes from Brazil. People pay approximately $30  each, and eat whatever they want…

November 3, 2016

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 pizza size. The pizza is so big that the crust sticks out of the delivery…

June 1, 2015

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 with tables that resemble barrels and the walls are also wooden. The lights are dimmed…

June 1, 2015

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 something delicious, free of any animal products. Vegan food refrains from using any animal products,…

May 7, 2015

Szechuan Impression stands out from the rest

December 10, 2014

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 and chili peppers. The restaurant opened in September and has generated a lot of buzz…