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. ...
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 ...
Papilles Hollywood Los Angeles

Papilles

“Under the radar”, “hidden gem”, “underrated”... Papilles is certainly not the pretentious and overpriced French restaurant you typically fi...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...

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? ...
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...
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...
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...

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 ...
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...
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:...
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...
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,...
Pizzeria Mozza Hollywood Los Angeles

Pizzeria Mozza

People debate about Pizzeria Mozza being the best pizza in Los Angeles, and it's a close call. The dough is thin, irregular as it should be ...
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...
Night Market West Hollywood Los Angeles

Night + Market

Let's play a game: Song, WeHo, or Both? The goal is to better describe the differences and similarities between the two restaurants owned by...
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...
Osawa Pasadena Los Angeles

Osawa

The best Japanese restaurants in Los Angeles are hard to find, and Osawa is no exception: hidden away in Pasadena, like Katsu-ya in the Vall...
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...
Connie & Ted's West Hollywood Los Angeles

Connie & Ted’s

If you’ve never set foot at Connie & Ted's, cancel your Saturday plans immediately, and pick up your phone to book a table for brunch. Y...
Din Tai Fung Glendale Los Angeles

Din Tai Fung

In the same way that a tourist can not spend a week in Los Angeles without trying In-N-Out, no self-respecting Angeleno should ignore Din Ta...
Meals by Genet Little Ethiopia Los Angeles

Meals by Genet

You could think you just walked in a French bistro, with white tablecloths and dimmed lighting, but Meals by Genet is in the heart of vibran...
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,...
Cape Seafood & Provisions West Hollywood Los Angeles

Cape Seafood and Provisions

When you read Cape Seafood and Provisions’ pedigree, you’re already convinced: after Providence (#1 on Jonathan Gold's list for years) and C...
Lukshon Culver City Los Angeles

Lukshon

Chef Sang Yoon, after a few years at Michael's, is famous for having launched the gourmet burger trend when he was at Father's Office. He al...
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 ...
Union Pasadena Los Angeles

Union

One must deserve a dinner Union, mainly by booking it days in advance. These squid-ink garganelli with lobster, fennel, Meyer lemon and truf...
Nomad Truck Food Truck Los Angeles

NoMad Truck

While the entire town is waiting for Daniel Humm’s restaurant to open Downtown, the NoMad Truck drives around LA to feed foodies and novices...
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...
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 ...
Father's Office Santa Monica Los Angeles

Father’s Office

There are a few must-eat dishes in Los Angeles: Bay Cities’ Godmother, Sqirl's ricotta tartine, Langer's #19 and Father's Office burger. It'...
The Cannibal Culver City Los Angeles

The Cannibal

Los Angeles isn’t famous for happy hour, but The Cannibal is here to change that. Created by bike aficionados (the name itself is inspired b...
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...
Sotto West LA Los Angeles

Sotto

Sotto reigns over the gastronomic man's land that is Beverlywood. If the restaurant had opened Downtown, it may have gone unnoticed; but in ...
Malibu Farm Malibu Los Angeles

Malibu Farm

It’s not a restaurant, it's a postcard. A white wooden hut nestled at the end of a pontoon, floating above the Pacific Ocean on the Malibu b...
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...
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...
Hanjip Culver City Los Angeles

Hanjip

Hanjip is a Korean barbecue, but at the same time it is not. Nestled in the heart of Culver City, it is (with Genwa) the only KBBQ spot West...
Katsuya Studio City Los Angeles

Katsu-ya

If a friend suggest a dinner at Katsu-ya, be very strict about it: it’s either Studio City or nothing. You might sound like a sushi nazi, an...
Speranza Silverlake Los Angeles

Speranza

For some people, Speranza doesn’t exist. It’s a small undercover restaurant, hidden on Hyperion Avenue behind plastic tarps. There is almost...
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...
Son of a Gun West Hollywood Los Angeles

Son of a gun

In Jon & Vinny’s restaurants family, I ask for the second son, the one who gave up meat and spends his days fishing with his grandfather...
Gracias Madre West Hollywood Los Angeles

Gracias Madre

The time you go to Gracias Madre will determine your impression of the place. At 1PM, you may feel like the butternut squash quesadilla is a...
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 ...