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Food & Living
Iconic Neighborhood Restaurants
Whether they produce legendary burgers, crunchy tacos, or masterful flapjacks, these five restaurants all had one thing in common — a birthplace in Southern California.
Driving down Long Beach Boulevard, on the corner of Bixby Road, one cannot miss SteelCraft. The open-air style urban eatery, built entirely of repurposed shipping containers from the nearby ports, is both colorful and inviting.
Tucked on the far side of the 110 from USC in the Figueroa Corridor, Mercado La Paloma is a vibrant treasure trove of internationally eclectic food stalls, artisanal crafts and a thriving community that supports nonprofits and first-time business owners.
Necco, a small and stylishly bohemian restaurant in West L.A., offers innovative spins on traditional Japanese dishes that vibrantly showcase SoCal produce with healthful dishes.
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