Bukkake Noodles at O-Udon; Bun Noodles and Birria Unite at Xoia

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Cafecito Organico: Affordable "single-origin, Central American coffees" and bison sandwiches. 710 N. Heliotrope Drive. [L.A. Times]

El Meson Criollo: Colombian comfort food and baked goods, including "patacon pisao" a pizza-style dish with a plantain crust. 15713 Vanowen St. Van Nuys. [L.A. Times]

Fiesta Brava: Good Mexican standards and fish tacos in Venice, with chile rellenos that sell out in no-time. 423 Rose Ave. Venice. [Eater]

Golfo de Fonseca: Five-dollar guisado de pollo and pupusas for only 99 cents every Friday and Monday. 1618 W. 6th St. Westlake [L.A. Weekly]

O-Udon: "Excellent" Bukkake noodles (yes, for real) with a "salty, slightly sour" sauce. 17870 Newhope St. #102, Fountain Valley. [O.C. Weekly]

Rincon Chileno: Chilean sandwiches, fresh empanadas, baked goods, and "half-drink, half-snack" mote con huesillos at the adjoining delicatessen. 4354 W. Melrose, Hollywood. [Midtown Lunch]

Xoia: The Echo park restaurant is introducing Bunnria, birra-style marinated beef with bun noodles and beef broth. 801 West Sunset Blve. Echo Park. [Eastside Food Bites]