Cosa Buona Echo Park Los Angeles

Cosa Buona

LA isn’t lacking in high-end pizza (Pizzeria Mozza, Sotto, Pizzana...), but Cosa Buona is the casual red sauce joint we desperately needed. ...
Dialogue Santa Monica Los Angeles

Dialogue

The 3rd Street Promenade is not where we expected Dave Beran, the James Beard Award winning chef from Alinea and Next, to open his highly an...
Shibumi Downtown Los Angeles

Shibumi

It’s not hard to find a great sushi spot in Los Angeles, but finding a restaurant that specializes in Kappo cuisine is another matter altoge...
Cassia Santa Monica Los Angeles

Cassia

Josh Loeb and Zoe Nathan are no strangers when it comes to making outstanding restaurants (Rustic Canyon, Milo & Olive, Huckleberry) and...
Hayden Culver City Los Angeles

Hayden

What happens when you team up a James Beard semi-finalist and a wine genius? Meet Hayden. Located inside Platform, this too-cool-to-be-true ...
Mh Zh Silverlake Los Angeles

Mh Zh

Mh Zh stands for mah zeh, Hebrew for ‘what is that?’, but it could easily be a play on words on mezze, Middle-Eastern tapas. Order as many s...
Broken Spanish Downtown Los Angeles

Broken Spanish

Downtown LA hasn’t always been a dining hotspot, but thriving places like Bestia, Shibumi, Otium and recently Broken Spanish, are rapidly ma...
Vespertine Culver City Los Angeles

Vespertine

You just might have heard of Vespertine, from online media and friends who loved it or hated it. It’s “a gastronomical experiment seeking to...
MTN Venice Los Angeles

MTN

Nine years ago, Gjelina could have been MTN. When Fran Camaj had secured the space on Abbot Kinney, the chef and co-founder Travis Lett sugg...
Felix Trattoria Venice Los Angeles

Felix Trattoria

With the exception of the six-week wait to get a table, Felix has everything of an Italian trattoria. A green wallpaper completes the warm d...
Papilles Hollywood Los Angeles

Papilles

“Under the radar”, “hidden gem”, “underrated”... Papilles is certainly not the pretentious and overpriced French restaurant you typically fi...
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...
Sapp Coffee Shop East Hollywood Los Angeles

Sapp Coffee Shop

Sapp Coffee Shop should be called Sapp Noodle Shop. You want to come here for their jade noodles: green vermicelli with crab, duck and caram...
Maple Block Meat Co Culver City Los Angeles

Maple Block Meat Co.

Los Angeles has never been known for its barbecues. But that was before Maple Block and its brisket. Daniel Vaughn, the BBQ editor at Texas ...
Leo's Tacos Truck Los Angeles

Leo’s Tacos Truck

Leo’s Tacos Truck is a place where fine dining chefs, college students, and perhaps even their parents end up after a long night out. The li...
Matsumoto West Hollywood Los Angeles

Matsumoto

Matsumoto is the kind of secret you’ll never want to share. The atmosphere is soft, warmer than other sushi restaurants. The service is atte...
We Have Noodles Silverlake Los Angeles

We Have Noodles

It may say ‘We Have Noodles’ on the front door, but don’t sleep on the appetizers. These chicken and truffle dumplings in brodo probably fel...
Rossoblu Downtown Los Angeles

Rossoblu

Rossoblu is an ode to the "cucina della nonna" of Emilia Romagna (the region of Bologna, renowned for its fresh pasta), and in particular St...
Guisados Echo Park Los Angeles

Guisados

Guisados is a family affair: Armando De La Torre Sr. takes orders, his son is in the kitchen, and her grandchildren at the tables. And their...
Belle Vie Brentwood West Los Angeles

Belle Vie

It is difficult to find a decent French restaurant in Los Angeles, except for the tourist traps. Belle Vie is a UFO on Wilshire Blvd, where ...
Angelini Osteria West Hollywood Los Angeles

Angelini Osteria

If we had to elect the best Italian restaurant in Los Angeles, it would have to be Angelini Osteria. For its oldie-but-goodie look that we l...
Plant Food Wine Venice

Plant Food + Wine

  Where? 1009 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291 When? Monday-Friday 12-4PM and 5-10PM, Saturday-Sunday 11-4PM and 5-10PM ...
Petit Trois Hollywood Los Angeles

Petit Trois

"The cheapest ticket to France” could have been the slogan at Petit Trois. While its older brother Trois Mec is doing acrobatic somersaults ...
Taco Maria Costa Mesa Los Angeles

Taco Maria

What if the best restaurant in Los Angeles restaurant was not actually in Los Angeles? It’s not really our style to play favorites, but the ...
Sushi Park West Hollywood Los Angeles

Sushi Park

  Where? 8539 Sunset Blvd #20, West Hollywood, CA 90069 When? Monday-Friday 12-1:45PM and 6-9PM How? (310) 652-0523 ...

Sushi Gen

  Where? 422 E 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90012 When? Tuesday-Friday 11:15AM-2PM and 5:30-9:30PM, Saturday 5:30-9:30PM What? ...
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...
Afghani Kabob House Beverly Hills Los Angeles

Afghani Kabob House

Lost in the heart of Beverly Hills, Afghani Kabob House contrasts with the neighborhood: a quiet terrace, affordable prices, warm service an...
N:Naka Culver City Los Angeles

N/Naka

  Where? 3455 Overland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90034 When? Wednesday-Saturday 6-9PM What? n-naka.com How? (310) 836-6252 o...
Feu Pho Studio City Los Angeles

Feu Pho Kitchen

  Where? 11310 Ventura Blvd, Studio City, CA 91604 When? Tuesday-Sunday 11:30AM-9PM What? feuphokitchen.com How? No res...
Ta-Eem Grill West Hollywood Los Angeles

Ta-Eem Grill

  Where? 7422 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046 When? Sunday-Thursday 11AM-10PM, Friday 11AM-4PM What? ta-eemgrillinc.com...
Tallula's Santa Monica Los Angeles

Tallula’s

  Where? 118 Entrada Dr, Santa Monica, CA 90402 When? Monday-Sunday 4-10:30PM What? tallulasrestaurant.com How? (310) 5...
Coni's Seafood Inglewood Los Angeles

Coni’ Seafood

  Where? 3544 W Imperial Hwy, Inglewood, CA 90303 When? Sunday-Thursday 10AM-8PM, Friday-Saturday 10AM-9PM What? Coni’ Sea...
Pa Ord East Hollywood Los Angeles

Pa Ord

  Where? 5301 Sunset Blvd #8, Los Angeles, CA 90027 When? Monday-Sunday 11AM-12AM What? paordnoodle.com How? No reserva...
Sticky Rice Downtown Los Angeles

Sticky Rice

  Where? 317 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90013 When? Monday-Sunday 8AM-10PM What? grandcentralmarket.com How? No reserv...
PYT Downtown Los Angeles

P.Y.T.

Where? 400 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90013 When? Monday 11:30AM-2:30PM, Tuesday-Friday 11:30AM-2:30PM and 5:30-10PM, Saturday 10AM-3...
Kazunori Santa Monica Los Angeles

KazuNori

  Where? 120 Broadway #104, Santa Monica, CA 90401 When? Monday-Saturday 11:30AM-11PM, Sunday 12-10PM What? kazunorisushi....
Lasa Downtown Chinatown Los Angeles

Lasa

  Where? 727 N Broadway #120, Los Angeles, CA 90012 When? Tuesday-Sunday 11AM-3PM and 6-10PM What? lasa-la.com How? (21...
Pizzana Brentwood Los Angeles

Pizzana

  Where? 11712 San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049 When? Monday-Sunday 11AM-10PM What? pizzana.com How? (310) 481-7...
Blossom Downtown Los Angeles

Blossom

You’ll like Blossom for its food, but you’ll love it for its owner, Duc Pham. Duc is a Swiss knife at Blossom, bouncing from chef, bartender...
Botanica Silverlake Los Angeles

Botanica

  Where? 1620 Silver Lake Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026 When? Wednesday-Sunday 9AM-2PM and 5:30-9PM (11PM on Fridays and Saturd...
Jinpachi West Hollywood Los Angeles

Jinpachi

  Where? 8711 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069 When? Tuesday-Friday 12-2:30PM and 6-10:30PM, Monday and Saturday 6...
Marvin West Hollywood Los Angeles

Marvin

Where? 8114 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048 When? Tuesday-Sunday 6-11PM What? chezmarvin.com How? (323) 655-5553 or Resy ...

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...
Otium Downtown Los Angeles

Otium

    Where? 222 S Hope, Los Angeles, CA 90012 When? Tuesday-Friday 11:30AM-10PM, Saturday-Sunday 11AM-10PM What? ot...
Lalibela Little Ethiopia Los Angeles

Lalibela

Lalibela is a tiny haven in Little Ethiopia: a charming outdoor terrace, an entire family managing the front and back of house, and a lack o...
Parks BBQ Koreatown Los Angeles

Parks BBQ

  Where? 955 S Vermont Ave G, Los Angeles, CA 90006 When? Monday-Sunday 11AM-11PM What? parksbbq.com How? No reservatio...
Al-Noor Lawndale LAX Los Angeles

Al Noor

  Where? 15112 S Inglewood Ave, Lawndale, CA 90260 When? Tuesday-Sunday 11AM-9:30PM What? alnoor-restaurant.net How? No...
Chi Spacca Hollywood Los Angeles

Chi Spacca

  Where? 6610 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038 When? Monday-Sunday 6-10PM What? chispacca.com How? (323) 297-1133 or ...
Shunji Santa Monica Los Angeles

Shunji

  Where? 12244 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064 When? Tuesday-Friday 12-2PM and 6-10PM, Saturday-Sunday 6-10PM How? (310...
Trois Mec Hollywood Los Angeles

Trois Mec

"This is the story of a guy ..." said Coluche, but here they are three. One is called Ludo Lefebvre, trained by Passard, Meneau, Gagnaire, b...
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’...
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...
Pho Cafe Silverlake Los Angeles

Pho Cafe

  Where? 2841 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026 When? Monday-Sunday 11AM-midnight How? No reservations   S...
Luv2Eat Thai Bistro Hollywood Los Angeles

Luv2Eat Thai Bistro

If you allow yourself to be discouraged by the ridiculous name, or by its strip-mall location (between a 7-Eleven, a Subway, and a Pizza Hut...
Bestia Downtown Los Angeles

Bestia

Slow and steady may win the race, but at Bestia you must run fast to snap a table. More like trying to book three months in advance for a ta...
Nong La West Hollywood Los Angeles

Nong La

Can’t get enough of these buns! Rice vermicelli served with cucumber, carrots, daikon, bean sprouts, cilantro and peanuts — sprinkled with s...
Ruen Pair East Hollywood Los Angeles

Ruen Pair

Two words: Morning Glory. It’s the first dish you should order at Ruen Pair, right when you sit down, before even opening the menu. If you’r...
Badmaash Downtown Los Angeles

Badmaash

Badmaash is nothing like your typical Indian restaurant — quite the opposite. Bollywood films projected on its walls, an gigantic Andy Warho...
Taylor's Steakhouse Koreatown Los Angeles

Taylor’s Steakhouse

  Where? 3361 W 8th St, Los Angeles, CA 90005 When? Monday-Friday 11:30AM-9:30PM, Saturday-Sunday 4-9:30PM What? taylorsst...