Ricardo Zarate has moved Mo-Chica. What was once a modest lunch counter east of USC is now a stylish eatery in downtown Los Angeles, but the deconstructed Peruvian dishes remain artful.
514 W. Seventh St., Los Angeles, (213) 622-3744, mo-chica.com.
Small plates, $7-$18; desserts, $6-$7.
Open Monday to Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to midnight. Credit cards accepted. Valet parking after 7 p.m.