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Old School LA

One of the oldest restaurants in LA, Formosa Café has been an integral part of this city since 1934—and even though it's a bit of a tourist spot, it's still worth swinging by. While it's not the fanciest place in Hollywood, its pedigree is pretty tough to top, so if you're looking for a trip plan full of old Hollywood glitz and glamor, you'll definitely want to swing in. Heck, it's even in LA Confidential! So if you're looking at experiencing this city's history—and maybe some Asain-inspired cuisine–in a way that few other places can even attempt to emulate, head into Formosa Café, and see why this place is such a legend.

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