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Susan Park is a writer, historian, and chef. She collects vintage French purses, practices Tiger Crane kung fu, and occasionally long board surfs.

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Iconic Neighborhood Restaurants: Koreatown

This neighborhood is home to the most neon signs, densely packed strip malls, valet parkers, and Korean restaurants in all of L.A. County.
Photo: Susan Park
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Iconic Neighborhood Restaurants: Thai Town

Over the course of decades, sun-bleached facades gave way to a palette of pastels as Thai businesses opened in strip malls along Hollywood and Sunset Boulevards.
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Iconic Neighborhood Restaurants: East Hollywood & Little Armenia

The people in this neighborhood represent upheavals in practically every part of the world in the last century.
Photo: Susan Park
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Iconic Neighborhood Restaurants: Montebello & Commerce

This area can feel like a restaurant no man's land to the uninitiated.
All photos: Susan Park
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Iconic Neighborhood Restaurants: Glendale

While Glendale isn't known as a hotbed for dining, it's home to several legendary restaurants.
Seree's Coffee Shop | Photos: Susan Park
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Iconic Neighborhood Restaurants: Historic South-Central

The cultural life that once thrived in Historic South-Central may have disappeared, but the food tells a story about the community that still exists here.
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