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The establishments below are presented in alphabetical order.


République – Los Angeles, Mid-City

République - Walter Manzke | Los Angeles

Chef Walter Manzke finally opens his own restaurant: a French bistro.
Recommended dishGrass-fed beef tartare, tarragon aioli, pickled red onion, potato chips.

Full review and rating of République restaurant in Mid-City, Los Angeles.



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West Hollywood

RivaBella - Gino Angelini | West Hollywood

Chef Gino Angelini (Angelini Osteria) and Innovative Dining Group teamed up for this Italian restaurant in West Hollywood.
Recommended dish:  Lasagne Nonna Elvira.

Full review and rating of RivaBella restaurant in West Hollywood.



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Thé Cool @ Berri’s Café
 – Los Angeles, Mid-City
Editor’s Note: as Thé Cool was a pop-up @ Berri’s Café , it is no longer in operation.

Thé Cool at Berri's Café - Michèle La Porta | Los Angeles

A Parisian café from Michèle La Porta for a healthy lunch break.
Recommended dish: Zucchini spaghetti.

Full review and rating of Thé Cool at Berri’s Café in Mid-City, Los Angeles.




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Water Grill
Santa Monica

Water Grill | Santa Monica

A Santa Monica branch of downtown L.A.’s iconic seafood restaurant, now with a more democratic approach to the menu.
Recommended dishLoup de mer ceviche special.

Full review and rating of Water Grill Santa Monica restaurant in Santa Monica.




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Willie Jane

Willie Jane - Govind Armstrong | Venice

Chef Govind Armstrong presents an approachable and well-executed take on Southern cuisine.
Recommended dish: Fried chicken.

Full review and rating of Willie Jane restaurant in Venice.
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1 Comment »

  1. Why is it always that these lists that come out about great restaurants in LA, they’re all located on the west side of LA. there are great restaurants north/south/east of LA. these lists needs to cover a broad spectrum of LA to show off what makes LA great, it’s diversity.

    Comment by Jason — May 30, 2014 @ 3:08 pm

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