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...
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...
Georgie Beverly Hills Los Angeles

Georgie

Have you ever heard of Cali-French cuisine? Wilfrid Hocquet, a South of France chef trained in Michelin-starred brigades (Alain Ducasse, Dan...
Eggslut Downtown Los Angeles

Eggslut

Welcome to the temple of food porn. The place where you get your fingers dirty, and you enjoy it, especially when it is captured on camera. ...
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...
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...

The Exchange Restaurant

  Where? 416 W. 8th St, Los Angeles, CA 90014 When? Monday-Sunday 7-11AM, 11:30-3PM and 5:30-11PM What? freehandhotels.com...
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 ...
Guelaguetza Koreatown Los Angeles

Guelaguetza

Very fun fact: the URL of Guelaguetza’s website is "i love mole dot com ". Before even setting foot in this Mexican temple of Koreatown, we’...
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:...
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...
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...
Dune Atwater Village Los Angeles

Dune

Fun fact: falafel means "little ball" in Arabic. Real fact: Dune has some of the best falafels in LA, and they are curled up in soft thick p...
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...
Polo Lounge Beverly Hills Los Angeles

The Polo Lounge

Like Nobu Malibu or the Chateau Marmont, the Polo Lounge’s patio is a gastronomic myth: a checkbox on the bucket list of any self-respecting...
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...
Jon and Vinnys West Hollywood Los Angeles

Jon & Vinny’s

We don’t know why we always come back to Jon & Vinny's. For the pretty faces of their staff, where any killer smile almost makes us chok...
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...
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...
Daily Dose Cafe Downtown Los Angeles

Daily Dose Cafe

Daily Dose Café is a little corner of paradise. Hidden away in the Arts Districts, between two large industrial buildings, a narrow alley wi...
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 ...
Wexler's Deli Santa Monica Los Angeles

Wexler’s Deli

Whether you’re team Lox Bagel or Pastrami Sandwich, Wexler's Deli is here to save Santa Monica from the lack of cool lunch spots that are no...
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...
La Casita Mexicana Bell Los Angeles

La Casita Mexicana

Don’t go looking for Tacos in Bell: at La Casita Mexicana, mole rules. After driving East for more than an hour (channeling your inner Jonat...
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...
Milo and Olive Santa Monica Los Angeles

Milo and Olive

No need to beat around the bush, Milo and Olive knows its pizza. Skip the salads and pastas, and order pizzas to share. Make sure you get a ...
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...
Paley Hollywood Los Angeles

Paley

Paley is a tribute. A tribute to the Golden Age of Hollywood, located on Columbia Square right across from NeueHouse. Its name is a respec...
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...
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...
Cecconi's West Hollywood Los Angeles

Cecconi’s

If you want to experience a real West Hollywood breakfast, sipping a mimosa between two business men and two power-moms wearing yoga pants a...
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...
Backyard Bowls West Hollywood Los Angeles

Backyard Bowls

Backyard Bowls is a place like no other. A parallel world where people are beautiful, young, and tanned, but especially where the dress code...
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 ...
Gjelina Venice Los Angeles

Gjelina

Everything has already been written about Gjelina. The delicacy of their mozzarella and orange-tinted cherry tomatoes pizza, its refined dec...
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...
Trois Familia Silverlake Los Angeles

Trois Familia

It could have been called Trois Mex, and we would have had a good laugh. Trois Familia is the third enfant terrible by Ludo Lefebvre (Trois ...