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Big article in the Washington Post today about the revivial of downtown LA - am visiting my daughter at USC in a week - any recommendations of places downtown since it's fairly close to campus? Beats travelling all the way to Santa Monica or Beverly Hills! Thanks so much.

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  1. I think those "search the old posts" replies can sometimes be a little gruff, but seeing as how we have a "What's good to eat in Downtown?" thread right here on the same page even...

    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/445600

      1. Oops - my bad - sorry!

        1. Close to USC you won't hurt for great Mexican food. La Taquiza is well regarded in addition to the other places located in Mercado La Paloma. Chano's had decent burritos. Click the links to look for previous topics and menus.

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          Chano's
          3000 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90007

          Chichen Itza
          3655 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90007

          Oaxacalifornia
          3655 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90007

          Taqueria Vista Hermosa
          3655 S Grand Ave Ste C5, Los Angeles, CA 90007

          La Taquiza
          3009 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90007

          1. There are plenty of great restaurants downtown. Look into Engine Co. 28 (fire house turned restaurant & very cool!), Roy's BBQ (Hawaiian), Morton's Steak House, Daily Grill, The Standard Hotel restaurant, CPK, and I am positive there are more.