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The Find: El Bolivar in Chatsworth

July 21, 2010 |  9:37 am


El Bolivar is an unusual place. It's smack-dab in the middle of the Valley, basically in the middle of suburban nowhere. It's a small, neat, nice-looking place, fancier than most Central American restaurants in L.A. It's also a little more expensive than you might expect for Colombian food, but this is a higher level of Central American cuisine than we're used to getting. Read on.

Photo: Bandeja Paisa, a dish made up of fried pork, sausage, egg, fried plantains and avocado is on the menu at El Bolivar. Credit: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times