Sqirl Silverlake Los Angeles

Sqirl

Who could have predicted one day that a jam jar would conquer the world? With Jessica Koslow, we're almost there. The young chef had origina...
Gjelina Take Away Venice Los Angeles

Gjelina Take Away

Take a slice of lightly toasted farmhouse bread. With a mandolin (and without losing a finger), slice an heirloom beefsteak tomato, pickled ...
Destroyer Culver City Los Angeles

Destroyer

"At Destroyer, the food are so beautiful you don’t even want to eat it!" Is that a good or a bad thing though? Would you say that a song is ...
71above Downtown Los Angeles

71above

It would be understandable to fear that a restaurant with stunning views might be a tourist trap (R.I.P. Yamashiro). 71above, the highest re...
Hatchet Hall Culver City Los Angeles

Hatchet Hall

Hatchet Hall is a masterpiece of the Dada movement. Lost in the middle of nowhere, in a part of Los Angeles that everyone ignores — except p...
Erven Santa Monica Los Angeles

Erven

The best vegans restaurants are surely those where you don’t even realize it. At Erven, you’ll rejoice about the ingredients chosen, without...
Winsome Echo Park Los Angeles

Winsome

Winsome has a bipolar effect on people. For lunch, you may not be a huge fan; but for pastries, you'll never want to leave. Go for the aguas...
Ink West Hollywood Los Angeles

Ink.

Opened in 2011 with tremendous success, Michael Voltaggio’s (ex Top Chef) molecular restaurant is still packed every night. To avoid the c...
Rustic Canyon Santa Monica Los Angeles

Rustic Canyon

Rustic Canyon Wine Bar & Seasonal Kitchen started more than ten years ago, when Josh Loeb held dinner series at his family’s tree house ...
The Butcher's Daughter Venice Los Angeles

The Butcher’s Daughter

As the name does not suggest, The Butcher's Daughter is a vegan canteen. From their first shop in Nolita, they kept the most popular dishes:...
Hinoki and the bird Culver City Los Angeles

Hinoki & the bird

When CAA (the most prestigious talent agency in Los Angeles, and therefore the world) announced their new “culinary" division, we secretly w...
Kali Larchmont Los Angeles

Kali

“Pretty much ever critic loves Kali on Melrose” says Eater, and we can’t agree more. Run by two former high-end  kitchen veterans (the chef ...
The Bellwether Studio City Los Angeles

The Bellwether

One might have doubts about The Bellwether (the neighborhood, the logo, the TV above the bar...), but they all vanish at first bite. Ted Hop...
Kali Larchmont Los Angeles

Kali

“Pretty much ever critic loves Kali on Melrose” says Eater, and we can’t agree more. Run by two former high-end  kitchen veterans (the chef ...
Hatchet Hall Culver City Los Angeles

Hatchet Hall

Hatchet Hall is a masterpiece of the Dada movement. Lost in the middle of nowhere, in a part of Los Angeles that everyone ignores — except p...
AOC West Hollywood Los Angeles

A.O.C.

Suzanne Goin is a visionary: a decade before everyone else, she understood the importance of biodynamic wines, small plates and Mediterranea...
Lucques West Hollywood Los Angeles

Lucques

In a town where restaurants come and go quicker than a Snapchat post, Lucques is an exception. Back in 1998, Suzanne Goin and her partner-an...
Honey Hi Echo Park Los Angeles

Honey Hi

There are restaurants that pretend to be healthy, and there's Honey Hi. Owned by two resplendent healthy gals (one of which is a nutritionis...
Here's Looking at You Koreatown Los Angeles

Here’s Looking At You

When a former Animal chef opens a restaurant, that's excellent news. But when he partners with another Animal alum, you immediately pick up ...
Rustic Canyon Santa Monica Los Angeles

Rustic Canyon

Rustic Canyon Wine Bar & Seasonal Kitchen started more than ten years ago, when Josh Loeb held dinner series at his family’s tree house ...
Erven Santa Monica Los Angeles

Erven

The best vegans restaurants are surely those where you don’t even realize it. At Erven, you’ll rejoice about the ingredients chosen, without...
Hinoki and the bird Culver City Los Angeles

Hinoki & the bird

When CAA (the most prestigious talent agency in Los Angeles, and therefore the world) announced their new “culinary" division, we secretly w...
Spago Beverly Hills Los Angeles

Spago

Spago is the epitome of fine dining in Los Angeles, perhaps neck-and-neck with Providence.Those who mourn the departure of the Red Guide als...
Cafe Gratitude Venice Downtown Larchmont Los Angeles

Cafe Gratitude

Cafe gratitude is the kind of place where you meet a chia pudding named “I am free”, tacos dubbed “I am transformed” or a pad thai which bra...