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Recession Obsession: Eating On The Red Line

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The Official Recession has been upon us for thirteen official months. It’s still not a reason we can’t enjoy life. This is LA -- we’ve got plenty of cheap options! We last enjoyed our pick of big plates of Korean food at the Koreatown Galleria Food Court.

Those who bemoan Los Angeles' lack of underground transportation haven't discovered the Red Line. Metro's Downtown-to-North-Hollywood (and back) line stops at a variety of wonderful places. It's also clean, fast, and runs shockingly close to schedule.

A Red Line ride adds up to zero parking-induced headaches, and interesting dining options -- it traverses below a landscape that features, perhaps, speakers of a hundred languages. There's plenty of this grub doesn't cost much. The only expense is more shoe leather than you'd spend in your Prius. That's why Eating On The Red Line is LAist's latest Recession Obsession. Expect $5-$10/person meals, along with your $1.50 fare.

Red Line Dating

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The jazzy alt-marching band Killsonic, will play the Red Line on Saturday January 31st. If you mix this performance with a meal from one of the below eateries (listed according to station,) you'll have a recession-friendly date which won't soon be forgotten. Catch Killsonic from 4pm to 10pm.