New to LA: Tacos and Mediterranean Food Near You

There are plenty of new restaurants near your Downey apartment! Can’t decide where to head for dinner this weekend? Check out one of these new restaurants opened by celebrities.

Little Pine is a fully plant-based restaurant where you can enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner here, seven days a week, in addition to weekend brunch. Opened by the musician Moby, this establishment creates dishes such as broccoli arancini, wild mushroom bruschetta, pumpkin pancakes, and s’mores ganache. You can find this restaurant located at: 2870 Rowena Avenue, Silver Lake, CA. For reservations call:  323-741-8148

Trejo’s Tacos, started by Danny Trejo will have its soft opening next week. Here you can find meaty quesadillas to fried avocado and black pepper tofu tacos. They will also have seasonal aguas frescas, date-sweetened horchata, or Trejo’s own Cerveza, brewed in the downtown Arts District. Even better? All leftovers will be donated to a homeless shelter. Stop by 1048 S La Brea Ave in Los Angeles to try it for yourself.

7 Best Sushi Restaurants in Downey

Been having a craving for sushi as of late?

You’re not alone!

Here are 7 of the best sushi restaurants near your Downey apartment!

  1. Tokyo Garden: This Japanese-fusion spot serves beer, sake and soju in a relaxed dining room. Address: 11946 Paramount Blvd
  2. Kyoto Sushi: This neighborhood eatery serves sushi and other Japanese fare in an cozy space. Address: 8009 E Florence Ave
  3. Starfish Sushi Downey: Try their crunch roll and fire salmon for lunch or dinner. Address: 8244 Firestone Blvd
  4. Maui Sushi & Teriyaki: Must-tries include the Tiffany role,the Big Bear Role, and the Monkey “Brains.” Address: 9230 Lakewood Blvd
  5. Midori: Even if you’re not a fan of raw fish, you’ll love their miso soup! Address: 9952 Lakewood Blvd
  6. Masa Sushi Bonapetite: The Angie and Teresa’s Rolls are customer favorites. Address: 7808 Florence Ave
  7. El Sushi Loco: For a unique flavor combination of Mexican and Japanese, try this restaurant. You’ll love their Oyster Shots and Copa Medina. Address: 11841 Downey Ave