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Food Lover's Guide to Los Angeles

Food Lover's Guide to Los Angeles

Los Angeles is truly a melting pot when it comes to food. With strong Latin American and Asian influences, as well as its own signature specialties, the city offers a delicious smorgasbord of accessible eats in addition to buzzy celebrity hangouts and fine-dining restaurants. Here are some dishes you won’t want to miss.

Must-Try Dishes

Thanks to Mexico’s strong influence on the Southern California food scene, authentictacos, freshly made tortilla chips with salsa, andagua frescas have become staple foods throughout L.A.. Also popular are some South American dishes, like***pupusas***, thick cornmeal flatbreads stuffed with cheese,chicharron (fried pig skin), or refried beans. Food joints in neighborhoods like East L.A. and Boyle Heights also serve uptamales, tres leches cake, goat stew, and more.

Los Angeles is also home to large groups of Asian-Americans who have made foods like Korean barbecue and***galbi jjim***—a bowl of braised short ribs—local staples. You can also find lots of Vietnamese street food, especially,***banh mi***sandwiches, which are traditionally filled with meat, such as pork sausage, cucumber, pickled carrots and daikon, and cilantro and topped with jalapeno slices.

But not all foods in L.A  are borrowed from somewhere else; theFrench dip sandwichwas born right here in downtown L.A.. It is made with roast beef and cheese and served on a French roll, which you dip in beef juices. When you order ask for a “single dip,” “double dip,” or “wet.”

Must-Do Experiences

  • Visit the Los Angeles Farmers Market (a.k.a. the Original Farmers Market) and browse the food stalls selling fresh produce and goodies.
  • Order a French dip sandwich at Philippe the Original and grab a seat at the communal table.
  • Head to L.A.’s popular fast food joint In-N-Out and ask for your burger and fries “animal style” with melted cheese, grilled onions, and Thousand Island sauce.
  • Travel to Malibu to visit boutique wineries in the Santa Monica Mountains.
  • Get the signature dish at Roscoe’s House of Chicken and Waffles.
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Downtown Los Angeles Food Tour

Downtown Los Angeles Food Tour

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Tasting some of the best food in Los Angeles isn't just about experiencing the local cuisine, but learning about the dynamic food culture that's emerging in Downtown LA. On this foodie-friendly walking tour, you taste creations at a few standout downtown eateries. Start walking from Pershing Square, enjoy your guide's live narration about LA and Hollywood history, and hear about the local food scene while you explore.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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The Private Malibu Wine Tour

The Private Malibu Wine Tour

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Travel with a professional guide on a 5-hour Malibu wine tour and tasting. This private excursion whisks you along the magnificent coastline to three tasting rooms, such as SIP Malibu Grapes. Sample fine wines paired with a picnic of cheeses, fruit and bread amid pretty vineyards while you listen to insightful commentary about this up-and-coming wine region. Leave the driving to your guide, with pickup and drop-off from Los Angeles hotels included upon request.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Secret Food Tour of Venice Beach, Los Angeles w/ Private Tour Option

Secret Food Tour of Venice Beach, Los Angeles w/ Private Tour Option

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Satisfy your taste buds on a food and walking tour of Venice Beach, an easy day trip for visitors staying in Los Angeles. In addition to sharing trivia and stories about the area’s history, your guide brings you to popular food stands as well as hidden gems loved by locals. A small group size ensures intimate food tastings, from poke and tacos to crostini and local wine.
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  • 3 hours
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Full-Day Los Angeles Tour with Cupcake Tasting and Museum Trip

Full-Day Los Angeles Tour with Cupcake Tasting and Museum Trip

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Want to cover a lot of ground in one day in Los Angeles? This comprehensive tour provides the perfect overview. Search for Hollywood stars on a guided walk, hop on a public bus to the Farmers Market and Beverly Hills, and bicycle to Venice Beach from Santa Monica. Your sightseeing itinerary includes admission to the Paley Center for Media plus insightful commentary on LA's major landmarks and lesser-known gems, from UCLA to Rodeo Drive. Get a feel for local life on this small-group tour, limited to 12 people.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood

Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood

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Experience Hollywood’s rock and roll side with a 2- or 3-course meal at the Hard Rock Cafe. Enjoy a high energy atmosphere and an unbeatable soundtrack as you dine, and choose a menu theme to match your favorite tunes. A drink and dessert are included, and Hard Rock’s menu is diverse enough to suit all tastes, with options that range from barbecued pulled pork to a grilled Norwegian salmon with seasonal vegetables.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Los Angeles: Ethnic Food, Drink and Culture Tour (Small Group)

Los Angeles: Ethnic Food, Drink and Culture Tour (Small Group)

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Follow your taste buds ‘off the beaten path’ during this food exploration tour of the incredible ethnic eats in Los Angeles. Learn why this southern California city’s astounding mix of Korean barbecue joints, late-night taco trucks, and strip-mall Vietnamese are what truly put the ‘City of Angels’ in a league of its own. Snack your way through a mix of casual restaurants, bakeries, ethnic markets, and more, learning about some of L.A.’s lesser-known culture as you eat. A guide, a variety of tastings, non-alcoholic drinks, and public transit fare are included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Tour: Malibu Wine Tasting for Two by Limousine from Los Angeles

Private Tour: Malibu Wine Tasting for Two by Limousine from Los Angeles

Create a memorable wine-tasting experience for two in Malibu on this private tour by stretch limousine. Your personal guide escorts you to three boutique wineries, such as Malibu Family Winery, nestled in the Santa Monica Mountains or scenically situated along the Pacific Coast Highway. Complement a charcuterie, bread and cheese picnic lunch with Champagne and exquisite chocolates. Hotel pickup and drop-off from Los Angeles are included on this 6-hour excursion.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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