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. ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Pho Cafe Silverlake Los Angeles

Pho Cafe

  Where? 2841 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026 When? Monday-Sunday 11AM-midnight How? No reservations   S...
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,...
Pine and Crane Silverlake Los Angeles

Pine & Crane

Pine & Crane is a polarizing restaurant: adored by some, misunderstood by others — it leaves no hipster indifferent. Always packed durin...
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...
Alimento Silverlake Los Angeles

Alimento

If you’ve never watched Chef's Table, you are not allowed to go out tonight. Stop reading right now and run (don’t walk!) on Netflix to unde...
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...
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 ...
Cliff's Edge Silverlake Los Angeles

Cliff’s Edge

Behind a nameless door on a corner of Sunset Boulevard, you’ll find the Jungle Book. After a cute bric-a-brac bar, there’s a small rainfores...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...