Inka Deli long ago impressed Chowhounds with Peruvian dishes like lomo saltado (pictured), rotisserie chicken, garlic rice, and addictive aji. It has a new name—El Huarique —and it’s moved from Mar Vista to an unexpected locale: a food court just off of the bustling Venice Boardwalk. You eat at the high counter or get it to go.
“It is serious cooking in [a] most unexpected place,” says jaykayen on Chowhound. Ceviche with fresh mussels, octopus, sea bass, and shrimp is impressive. So is the chicha morada, juice made from purple corn, seasoned with cinnamon.
Photo of lomo saltado from El Huarique