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

June 1, 2015
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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
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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
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Szechuan Impression stands out from the rest

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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…

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Rancho Grande delivers a taste of Mexican cuisine

The carne asada combo plate, which includes 10 ozs. of marinated steak, seasoned rice, guacamole, beans with cheese, pico de gallo and the customer’s choice of corn or flour tortillas wrapped in foil. CN/JADE INGLADA
October 8, 2014

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 variety of options available on its menu from burritos and tacos, to heaping portions of…

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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 center, George’s Grill creates a very fresh and clean feel environment with its impeccably clean…

May 8, 2014
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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 is still question. The Chicken Bowl Asian Fusion offers a great variety on their menu,…

May 7, 2014
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The Sandwich Smith sells overpriced simplicity

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October 30, 2013

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 sandwich with the freshest ingredients. Upon entry, diners will notice vast amounts of natural lighting…

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Armando’s Restaurant delivers traditional taste

RISE AND SHINE-Armando's Mexican Restaurant serves up delicious breakfast plates such as with eggs, bacon, beans and cheese with a side of tortillas. CN/Max Perez
October 24, 2012

  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 tortillas and pozole. Their breakfast deals are amazing. For only $5 a meal includes your…

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