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Make your way through the 101 Best Restaurants list at these affordable places to eat

Bill Addison, Patricia Escárcega • Los Angeles Times • December 20, 2019

Tauger / Los Angeles Times) Chichen Itza/Holbox (36) At lunchtime, every office worker within a five-mile radius seems to be gathered inside the Mercado La Paloma complex near USC. The most coveted seat inside the busy food court is the chef’s counter at

Holbox, the broadly Yucatán-style marisqueria from Gilberto Cetina Jr. The menu teems with fresh, exquisitely prepared seafood: yellowtail-uni ceviche; griddled scallop tacos with chile morita; smoked fish tostadas with an arbol-peanut soy sauce. The

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Ready to eat inside a restaurant again?

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • March 13, 2021

receiving their shots. One happy example from yesterday morning: I DM’d Holbox, the wondrous Mexican seafood counter inside Mercado La Paloma in Historic South-Central, to see if they had transitioned from the strictly to-go menu they have had since fall

Baja California blood clams on the half shell from Holbox. (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times) Almost as good: The $1.9 trillion economic relief package that President Biden signed on Thursday includes a $28.6 billion relief fund aimed at independent

Jonathan Gold's 10 best dishes of 2017

Jonathan Gold • Los Angeles Times • December 15, 2017

., Los Angeles, (323) 409-0404, www.kismetlosangeles.com. Blood clams Blood clams are on chef Gilberto Cetina’s Yucatan seafood menu at Holbox in the Mercado La Paloma in south Los Angeles. Myung J. Chun / Los Angeles Times Holbox does its best to please

anyone in the mood for seafood, and you will probably be as happy with the fried-shrimp tortas, the fish tacos and the little empanadas stuffed with dogfish as you will at its sister restaurant Chichén Itzá a few yards away. But Holbox, also run by

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A New Series of Books Is Helping Beloved L.A. Restaurants Raise Much-Needed Funds

Liz Ohanesian • Los Angeles Magazine • January 4, 2021

their stories in ways that they’ve not been able to do otherwise,” says Davis. The first two titles—focusing on West L.A.’s Kato and downtown’s Sonoratown—were successfully funded in November. Bub & Grandma’s Bread, Porridge + Puffs, Holbox, and Hop Woo

4 Ways to Get Your Fish Taco Fix in L.A.

Sarah Davidson • Los Angeles Magazine • August 14, 2019

From the best batter this side of Baja to branzino, these fresh takes on an L.A. staple tip the scales. Baja Fish Taco at Holbox View this post on Instagram A post shared by Holbox Los Angeles (@holboxlosangeles) on Nov 6, 2018 at 11:14am PST For

Jonathan Gold tastes transcendent Mexican seafood tostadas at Holbox, a sister stand to Chichen Itza

Jonathan Gold • Los Angeles Times • March 30, 2017

Holbox’s Gilberto Cetina will demonstrate how to buy and butcher fresh fish at the restaurant May 18 as part of the Los Angeles Times Food Bowl. For a full schedule of the month-long festival’s events, click here. Below is The Times restaurant

uni at Holbox. Holbox, travelers tell you, is the next Tulum, a sleepy, bird-rich island off the Yucatán Peninsula, where the threat of golf courses and high-rise resorts seems to loom just past every promontory. It is probably known for its

Here's all the great Mexican food from the 2019 101 Best Restaurants in Los Angeles list

Patricia Escárcega, Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • December 16, 2019

, brokenspanish.com Chicharron with elephant garlic mojo, radish sprouts and herbs. (Silvia Razgova / For The Times) Chichen Itza & Holbox (36) At lunchtime, every office worker within a five-mile radius seems to be gathered inside the Mercado La Paloma complex near

USC. The most coveted seat inside the busy food court is the chef’s counter at Holbox, the broadly Yucatán-style marisqueria from Gilberto Cetina Jr. The menu teems with fresh, exquisitely prepared seafood: yellowtail-uni ceviche; griddled scallop

Exclusive first look at Socalo, Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger's new restaurant in Santa Monica

Jenn Harris • Los Angeles Times • November 28, 2019

celebrating regional Mexican cooking in the 1980s, much has changed since. Los Angeles is now home to many outstanding regional Mexican restaurants — there is exceptional Yucatan cooking at Holbox and Chichén Itzá, Oaxacan at Guelaguetza, coastal Nayarit at

The best Mexican restaurants from The Los Angeles Times' 101: 2020 edition

Bill Addison, Patricia Escárcega • Los Angeles Times • December 18, 2020

clams prepared by Gilberto Cetina Jr. at his destination seafood stand live up to their name: They look mortally wounded, though their flavor, teased out by a few drops of lime juice, tastes only lightly, crisply briny. A place at Holbox’s 10-seat

Wolfgang Puck will receive The Times' first Gold Award

Jonathan Gold • Los Angeles Times • April 4, 2017

follows the ‘Snook Whisperer’ legend to four restaurants At Manuela in DTLA, Jonathan Gold enjoys a ‘Redneck’ platter surrounded by fine art Jonathan Gold tastes transcendent Mexican seafood tostadas at Holbox, a sister stand to Chichen Itza