Where to Eat This Weekend in Los Angeles: Mo Chica

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Mo Chica’s Alpaca Burger
Photo Credit: Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times / July 6, 2012

This week Jonathan Gold visits the new incarnation of Mo Chica, a Peruvian small plates restaurant in Downtown LA. Formerly the restaurant was housed in a casual food court near USC, but it closed that operation and opened a much more glamorous storefront on 7th Street near Grand Avenue. Jonathan recommends the papa a la huancaina, aji de gallina, cau cau, alpaca stew and the paiche.

Mo Chica
514 W 7th St
(213) 622-3744

You can find all of Jonathan’s restaurant suggestions on the Good Food restaurant map.