Why locals love it
Mexican food is a huge Southern California staple, and Mexikosher's Jewish-friendly twist is completely unique. The restaurant functions almost like a Chipotle, but with much more unique toppings to pick for your burritos, tacos, or nachos. Their salsa bar includes classic Mexican salsas, as well cactus and pickled onion.
Why you should visit it
Aside from the fact that the food is amazing, the chef and owner of Mexikosher is somewhat of a celebrity in the foodie community. He's a winner of the Food Network show Chopped, and has also been prominently featured on Bravo's Top Chef.
They also have a special Kosher Burger on the menu that is delicious.