Andrew learns that some of the best foods in Los Angeles are hiding in neighborhoods where outsiders rarely go! From pig head tamales in Watts to steamed chicken embryo in Long Beach, Andrew tastes it all.Go to Episode
At Aji Ichiban some Japanese-inspired snacks aren't to everyone's taste, especially since some of them have a face! But the dried Japanese river crab, salted with sesame may be worth a taste.
140 W Valley Blvd # 109, San Gabriel, CA
Sleep where Hollywood’s biggest stars sleep and shop where they shop, steps away on Rodeo Drive.
9500 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Happy Garden in Alhambra, CA, is known for its Hakka cuisine. The Hakka are China's nomads who have settled around the world. Ask for the jiangsi chao dachang -- pig intestine blanched in water and seasoned with vinegar.
1277 E Valley Blvd Alhambra, CA 91801
One of the toughest corners in Watts is one of the best places to get a burger. Hawkins House of Burgers serves the Whipper Burger, a behemoth of a burger with 2 patties, topped with hotlinks and loads of pastrami.
11603 Slater St Los Angeles, CA 90059
Hunan Mao Restaurant
Some like it hot, and the Hunan Mao Restaurant serves everything hot. The "hot over spicy" is a stir-fry made with pork, leeks and over a dozen other hot ingredients. But the carp head cooked with chilies and chili is a must.
8728 Valley Blvd #101, Rosemead, CA 91770
Larry's is a casual gastropub a stone's throw from Venice Beach. Try the smoked ox tongue terrine with pickled carrots and sweet and sour chili relish. They may even serve up deep-fried whole grunion.
24 Windward Ave, Venice, CA 90291
Los Angeles International Airport
Also known as LAX, the Los Angeles International Airport is a global hub minutes away from Marina del Rey and Venice Beach.
1 World Way, Los Angeles, CA 90045
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