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Where to eat in Leimert Park

Ackee Bamboo serves up delicious Jamaican food in a cozy diner atmosphere. Cafe Soul fries some of the best catfish in town. Mama’s House for catfish, smothered meats, greens, and chicken wings the size of bats. M&Ms Soul Food a … Continue reading

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4th of July in Leimert Park

4th of July the parking lot behind Vision Theater was home to Leimert park’s annual jazz festival. Music, dancing, and shopping were main attractions. But the real question was – what was there to eat? Marilyn’s had a stand there, … Continue reading

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Leimert Park Eats: Mama’s House

I think I have found it. I have found The One. True, I have not eaten at every soul food restaurant in LA (yet), but if I had to pick the one to settle down with, Mama’s House would be … Continue reading

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Leimert Park Eats: Shabazz Good Foods

It may look like your average, everyday taco truck, but the Shabazz Good Foods truck is not slinging the usual carnitas. Every Sunday, you can find their truck parked on 43rd and Crenshaw at Leimert Plaza Park. They sell not … Continue reading

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Leimert Park Eats: Ackee Bamboo

A favorite of locals and a darling of restaurant reviewers, Ackee Bamboo on Degnan helps to alleviate LA’s need for some good Jamaican food. Kingston-born proprietress Marlene Sinclair and her husband Delroy serve up generous portions to the hungry customers … Continue reading

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