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...
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...
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...
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. ...
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 &...
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....
Rice Bar Downtown Los Angeles

Rice Bar

  Where? 419 7th St, Los Angeles, CA 90014 When? Monday-Friday 11AM-5PM, Saturday 11AM-3PM What? ricebarla.com How? No ...
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...
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...

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...
Howlin Rays Downtown Los Angeles

Howlin’ Ray’s

At Howlin’ Ray's, you’re going to enjoy the pain. After waiting in line for more than an hour in Chinatown, it’s your turn to order hot chic...
Cento Pasta Bar Downtown Los Angeles

Cento Pasta Bar

With Cento Pasta Bar, Avner Lavi created a new restaurant model — but most of all he found the way to serve exceptional pasta for less than ...
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...
Everson Royce Bar Downtown Los Angeles

Everson Royce Bar

  Where? 1936 E 7th St, Los Angeles, CA 90021 When? Monday-Saturday 5PM-2AM, Sunday 5PM-12AM What? erbla.com How? (213)...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
Guerrilla Tacos Food truck Los Angeles

Guerrilla Tacos

In 2012, a small street stand had great ambitions: take tacos out of their straightjacket and treat them with the highest respect... a real ...
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...
Little Sister Downtown Los Angeles

Little Sister

The first thing you’ll notice at Little Sister is the big speakers screaming heavy 90s rap at any time of the day. This will appeal to some,...
Miro Downtown Los Angeles

Miro

At Miro, there’s one dish that will leave you flabbergasted: the squid ink corzetti, hand-made and round-shaped pasta, exquisitely veined to...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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 ...
Sweetfin Poke Santa Monica Los Angeles

Sweetfin Poke

Sweetfin opted for the upscale version of the Hawaiian poke: an interior designer, a celebrity chef, and trendy ingredients. Step 1, choose ...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
Madcapra Downtown Los Angeles

Madcapra

If Grand Central Market is the Mecca of street food, Madcapra is the Kaaba. Without getting lost in the geographical confusions, it is easy ...