Mashti Malone Hollywood Los Angeles

Mashti Malone

Don’t be a killjoy: at Mashti Malone, you don’t want to order a vanilla and chocolate ice cream. It would be a shame to miss out on perfumes...
Friends and Family East Hollywood Los Angeles

Friends & Family

Los Angeles has waited and waited for chef Daniel Mattern and baker Roxana Jullapat (formerly at Campanile, A.O.C., and Cooks County) to ope...
The Juice Atwater Village Los Angeles

The Juice

There's something about "The Juice". You instantly want to like it, just like "The Dude". And then you find out there are even more reasons ...
Chaumont Bakery Beverly Hills Los Angeles

Chaumont Bakery

The key to a great croissant lies in its lamination. Frederic and Laila Laski, the French husband-and-wife team behind Chaumont Bakery, know...
Van Leeuwen Culver City Los Angeles

Van Leeuwen

It took a New Yorker to create the most Californian ice cream: vegan scoops with raw cocoa, cashew milk, matcha... or even turmeric! The non...
Salt & Straw Larchmont Los Angeles

Salt & Straw

L.A. no longer needs to envy Portland, the hipster-foodie capital of the West Coast: we now have Stumptown, Blue Star Donuts, and Salt &...
Jeni's Ice Cream Los Feliz Los Angeles

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams

It’s always hotter on the East Side. And when it's hot, all you need is candied ginger ice cream, right? This microclimate might be the reas...
Lodge Bread Co Culver City Los Angeles

Lodge Bread Co

"NO BAD VIBES!" says proudly (and loudly) the slate on Lodge Bread Co’s main wall. Only good vibrations for these Culver City Beach Boys who...
Saffron & Rose Ice Cream Westwood Los Angeles

Saffron & Rose

On this busy stretch of Little Tehran, you’ll find rose ice cream made with fresh organic whole milk and thousands of rose petals distilled ...
Proof Bakery Atwater Village Los Angeles

Proof

"The proof is in the pudding", they say. Well it is also in this financier which is a big as a fist, if a fist could have such a good butter...
Sweet Rose Creamery Brentwood Los Angeles

Sweet Rose Creamery

Ranking #2 after the Smurf flavor (which can be found in the best gelaterias in Rome), the mint flavor is probably the most hazardous choice...
Sweet Nuns_Mid-City_Los Angeles

The Sweet Nuns

When the French feel homesick in Los Angeles, the remedies are few: Petit Trois’ omelette, Republique's baguette, raw milk cheese from DTLA ...
Angelini Alimentari West Hollywood Los Angeles

Angelini Alimentari

Gino and his team have kept only the best of the best Italian restaurant in Los Angeles (Angelini Osteria) to create a small canteen right n...
Valerie Confections Echo Park Los Angeles

Valerie Confections

Like Jessica Koslow and her Sqirl jams, Valerie Gordon built her empire on her sweet tooth. In 2013, she began making toffees with her beau,...
Kismet Los Feliz Los Angeles

Kismet

While the Israeli trend is already feeding hungry souls in New York City, Philadelphia and New Orleans (with Zahav, Dizengoff, Shaya...), Lo...
The Sycamore Kitchen West Hollywood Los Angeles

The Sycamore Kitchen

On La Brea, a small brick patio hides an excellent pastry shop. Don’t be fooled by all the young ladies flocking to The Sycamore Kitchen for...
Gjusta Venice Los Angeles

Gjusta

If the early bird catches the worm, it would certainly catch Gjusta’s baklava croissant as well. A perfect puffer, a buttery taste which can...
Falafel Arax East Hollywood Los Angeles

Falafel Arax

The name is misleading: at Falafel Arax, treat yourself to the kebab rather than the falafels. Don’t get us wrong, they’re the best in the n...
Go Get Em Tiger Los Feliz Los Angeles

Go Get Em Tiger

Being called “The best iced latte in America" by the New York Times’ Oliver Strand, that sets the bar high. Charles Babinski and Kyle Glanvi...
Cofax West Hollywood Los Angeles

Cofax

Everyone runs to Cofax for their breakfast burrito (don’t get us wrong, they’re incredible), but we’re all about Nicole Rucker’s donuts. Thi...
Lincoln Pasadena Los Angeles

Lincoln

Sometimes you get up way too late with a strong breakfast urge. But time is running out and most of the restaurants will have already switch...
Huckleberry Santa Monica Los Angeles

Huckleberry

Some love the smell of napalm in the morning, we’re much more into croissants. And God knows a good croissant is hard to find in LA. Rustic ...
Republique West Hollywood Los Angeles

Republique

If you ask us what we miss the most from France, the answer is simple: the rotisserie chicken we’d get from the butcher shop down the street...
Superba Venice Los Angeles

Superba Food + Bread

Superba is a large restaurant open all day, but you’ll want to go there around pastry time. The patio and large wooden tables welcome all th...
La Chouquette West Hollywood Los Angeles

La Chouquette

On a corner of Melrose Avenue, you would think you are in France: bistro tables, expressos, crumbs of a freshly-devoured croissant, and even...
The Pie Hole Downtown Los Angeles

The Pie Hole

Pie is the magic number. A warm cup of coffee and a slice of bluebarb (blueberries and rhubarb tart), and suddenly the Arts District turns i...
Matcha Box West Hollywood Los Angeles

Matcha Box

Matcha Box is LA's first "matcha-teria", a miniature zen tea shop right opposite SweetGreen, for your double shot of healthy stuff. The menu...
Mr Holmes Bakehouse Highland Park Los Angeles

Mr Holmes Bakehouse

Cruffin: a hybrid of a croissant and muffin, created and trademarked by Mr. Holmes Bakehouse in San Francisco, and which requires an hour wa...

McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams

Everyone boasts about knowing the best pizza or the best tacos in Los Angeles, but no one ever has the same address. As far as ice cream is ...
Sidecar Doughnuts Santa Monica Los Angeles

Sidecar Doughnuts

If you like to call yourself a doughnut aficionado, Sidecar is going to be your Holy Grail. Prepared on-site with a borderline-OCD precautio...
Fonuts West Hollywood Los Angeles

Fonuts

Disclaimer: The diehard doughnut aficionados should not proceed reading this post. However, any gluten and/or lactose intolerants will be ha...
Milkjar Cookies Mid-City Los Angeles

Milkjar Cookies

After sampling every cookie in Los Angeles (wishing it were the new Californian diet), Milk Jar deserves to be on the podium. A stone's thro...
Carmela West Hollywood Los Angeles

Carmela

Two words for you (well, three): ice cream sandwich. A scoop of ice cream between two cookies, a delicious ménage à trois. The Carmela found...
Homeboy Bakery Downtown Los Angeles

Homeboy Bakery

Homeboy Bakery is one of LA’s most beautiful fairy tales. Founded in 1992 by Father Gregory Boyle, this bakery welcomes former gang members ...
Blue Star Donut Venice Los Angeles

Blue Star Donuts

In the ultra competitive world of artisan donuts, only one superstar can brag about having been the face of Bon Appétit's May issue. Put you...
Kogi Food truck Los Angeles

Kogi

I inspired Jon Favreau’s movie Chef, I have 5 food trucks and 147K followers on Twitter ... who am I? Roy Choi, who else! It’s impossible to...
Twenty40 Los Feliz Los Angeles

Twenty40

Slowly and quietly, Nathan McCall and Karen Yoo set up camp on the other side of Hillhurst Avenue to open a small coffee shop that serves th...
Tacos Tu Madre Los Feliz Los Angeles

Tacos Tu Madre

In a social network era, Tacos Tu Madre has found the key to success: a pop-colored calavera mural by "The Art of Chase", i.e. the perfect b...
Dinette Echo Park Los Angeles

Dinette

With its perfectly manicured decor, Dinette seems a little uncomfortable between a 99 Cents Store and an old tattoo artist. Yet this glaring...
Joan's on Third West Hollywood Los Angeles

Joan’s on Third

Is there a more place more deli-cious on West Hollywood’s 3rd Street than Joan's on Third? The cheese selection is mesmerizing, as soon as y...
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...
Sprinkles ATM Beverly Hills Los Angeles

Sprinkles ATM

If you’re walking down Rodeo Drive and want regain strength, or are in a desperate need to post something on Instagram, Sprinkles ATM awaits...
Chicas Tacos Downtown Los Angeles

Chicas Tacos

On a former parking in Downtown LA, a few chicos are doing very good tacos: organic, local, GMO-free, and sustainable. You order them in the...