Amid the hustle and bustle of the Arts District, Maru is a beautifully minimalist space, perfect for sipping espresso and clearing one’s head.
USC’s BBCM is bright and open, but also has a cozier atmosphere, as it is classily cluttered.
The Buck Truck served simple menu options — bowl or burrito, Tziki or Yaki.
Honeybird’s service, hospitality and scrumptious fried chicken will surely appeal to the masses, and its homemade pie certainly doesn’t hurt.
Overall, USC Village’s new pizzeria is overpriced, but it does offer a fresh take on deep dish pizza with its original topping combinations and chunky tomato sauce.
Kobunga Korean Grill, a fast-food Korean barbecue restaurant, celebrated its grand opening at USC Village on Saturday.
Overall, California Ramen Factory is quite average in price, flavor and ambience for a Koreatown ramen shop.
If Takasan continues its outstanding customer service and expands its menu, the place will surely be packed before long.
The restaurant also offers three breadsticks for just $1.50.
For students, Fundamental DTLA is a perfect spot for a laid-back brunch or an intimate lunch with close friends.