A restaurant devoted to mole, Rocio's treats the sauce as an art form. And don't forget the cactus tortillas.
8255 Sunland Blvd., Sun Valley, (818) 252-6415, rociosmoledelosdioses.com.
Main courses, $16.99-$20.99.
Open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday. Credit cards accepted. Beer and wine. Lot parking. Takeout.
Also at 6242 Maywood Ave., Bell, (323) 588-5536. Open 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Credit cards accepted. No alcohol. Lot parking across the street. Takeout. Main courses, $12.95-$13.95.