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Delicious Spree LA to Z...E is for Empanada's Place

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LAist is going on a delicious spree around LA from A to Z. This week, we are on E, and today, E is for Empanada's Place.

Every culture has it’s version of a dumpling. The Chinese eat wontons, the Japanese have gyoza, and Koreans call it mahn doo. In europe, Italians have the calzone, and the Polish have their pierogis, which the Russians translate to pirozhki. in Latin America, specifically Argentina, it’s the empanada.

LAist got to try some empanadas for lunch from a tiny little Argentinean restaurant, Empanada’s Place. Although the menu has a few South American inspired sandwiches (grilled skirt steak, beef milanese, chicken chimichurri) as well as argentinean tamales, it would be a crime not to order one of the 16 different empandas.