A West Hollywood offshoot of the Japanese izakaya frequented by in-the-know foodies and adventurous chefs in Las Vegas.
This Bay Area import offers a luxurious dining experience in a modern setting along Pasadena's Plaza Las Fuentes.
Alfred Tea Room
A rosy tea room on fashionable Melrose Place.
Alma at The Standard
Chef Ari Taymor presents Alma at The Standard through May 2016.
Amelia Bakery and Cafe
All-day café fare and specialty baked goods from an Eataly alum.
French-Mediterranean restaurant L'Ami replaced The Little Door in Santa Monica.
The Annex Kitchen
Fresno foodies appreciate The Annex Kitchen for its house-made pastas, wood-fired pizzas and rustic main dishes.
The Arthur J
A mid-century modern steakhouse from chef David LeFevre and the Simms Restaurant Group in downtown Manhattan Beach.
Arts District Brewing Company
This downtown brewpub features a rooftop area and Skee-Ball.
Au Fudge Los Angeles
Actress Jessica Biel is part of the team behind this unique, kid-friendly (yet chic) restaurant in West Hollywood.
This Sherman Oaks wine bar features a selection of rare wines and seasonal pan-European cuisine.
A modern French bistro at L'Ermitage Beverly Hills.
Baldoria Bar + Kitchen
Modern small plates and bottled craft cocktails in Little Tokyo.
Baltaire invokes "warrior and strength" in Celtic, but this contemporary steakhouse is actually chic and sophisticated.
OPENING TBA --- Moorish-influenced kebabs in downtown's Grand Central Market.
A taste of Argentina in a casual atmosphere in downtown Los Angeles.
Craft beers and modern takes on "Americana food" in downtown Los Angeles.
Barrique (formerly Ado) presents rustic, high-end Italian cuisine in a charming setting in Venice.
OPENING TBA --- Juices and "plant-based cuisine" from chef Marcel Vigneron.
Belcampo Farm Kitchen
Belcampo Meat Co.'s second Los Angeles area location in Santa Monica.
Bella Julia Cafe & Bakery
This family-owned spot in Hollywood makes an effort to source local ingredients.
Seasonal California cuisine is prepared in an open kitchen at this Studio City restaurant.
Mediterranean-inspired fare from executive chef David Codney at The Peninsula Beverly Hills.
Big Gay Ice Cream Shop
OPENING TBA --- New York's popular ice cream shop will expand to Los Angeles.
Bigmista’s Morning Wood
Barbecue mecca Bigmista's breakfast and lunch outpost.
Birch is a home run for talented chef Brendan Collins.
Birdies serves up artisanal donuts, fried chicken and Intelligentsia coffee in DTLA.
Blind Weasel serves up a variety of bar snacks, flatbreads, burgers and pastas.
Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill
A long list of sushi and sashimi, along with signature dishes that are not to be missed.
Blue Star Donuts
Portland's Blue Star Donuts expands its gourmet doughnut empire to Los Angeles.
A quick-service spot from chef Mark Peel in Grand Central Market.
Progressive Mexican fare from chef Ray Garcia in the former Rivera space in downtown Los Angeles.
An à la carte KBBQ experience in Koreatown.
Brouwerij West's craft brewery and tasting room in San Pedro.
Bru's Wiffle & More
Chicken & waffles, burgers, pizzas, sandwiches and more in Beverly Hills.
A taqueria from chef Ray Garcia in downtown Los Angeles.
OPENING TBA --- A cozy Los Feliz bar inspired by the famous author.
Vintage video games, local craft beer and Asian-fusion fare are the hallmarks of this trendy Echo Park spot.
OPENING SUMMER 2016 --- A stylish and sprawling bistro in Highland Park.
The Cannibal Beer & Butcher
A butcher shop and restaurant at Platform, a retail and dining destination in Culver City.
CasaLinda Mexican Grill at Primitivo
A vividly decorated Mexican restaurant on Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice.
A Southeast Asian brasserie in downtown Santa Monica.
OPENING IN 2016 --- A West Hollywood location of New York seafood spot Catch.
Casual Long Beach restaurant creates modern Latin American fare inspired by various countries.
Fire pit-grilled cuisine from chef Josiah Citrin in Venice.
Chavela Comida y Sangria
Vegan, organic Latin-inspired dishes and Peruvian-style sangria in Hollywood.
The Cheesecake Factory
Shoppers at Santa Monica Place can nosh on burgers, salads, pizza, pasta, cheesecake and more.
OPENING MAY 30, 2016 --- Chicas Tacos will serve up made-to-order tacos, salsas and more in downtown Los Angeles.
OPENING SUMMER 2016 --- Chef Scott Howard will offer eclectic American fare in the former space of Spaghettini & the Dave Koz Lounge in Beverly Hills.
OPENING TBA --- Chef Daniel Elmaleh will create exclusive new Mediterranean menu items for this L.A. LIVE location of Cleo.
This 80-year-old Broadway icon dishes up cafeteria comfort classics and cocktails on three floors.
A Cali-Mex barbecue restaurant in Venice.
A colorful mezcalaria with upscale Mexican street food in Studio City.
A casual café serving wholesome food that won't weigh you down.
Coral Fish Poke Shop
Build-your-own poke bowls and more in Beverly Grove.
OPENING TBD --- A traditional Argentinean grill in Los Feliz.
OPENING TBA --- A fast-casual concept in The Point serving pub food inspired by sister establishment Simmzy's.
Crawfish on Fire
Eagle Rock denizens can peel and eat shrimp and crawfish by the pound at this Cajun spot.
Chef Josiah Citrin brings a branch of the Arizona-based hot dog stand to Staples Center.
Demitasse Roastery & Kitchen
The Hollywood location of this coffeehouse mini-chain also serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
The Detour Bistro Bar
A bistro and bar in Culver City where the cuisine is inspired by different European countries.
The Dog Cafe
Angelenos can sip lattes while petting shelter hounds at The Dog Cafe in Silver Lake.
Lounge-inspired global menu of shared plates by chef Danny Elmaleh (Cleo, Katsuya).
A charming bistro in Manhattan Beach offering Eastern European comfort food.
OPENING SPRING 2016 --- A new DRAGO restaurant at the Petersen Automotive Museum on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles.
Chef Jesse Barber delivers artisanal goods and a refined American menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner in Venice.
A Mediterranean counter service spot (with sidewalk seating) in Atwater Village.
OPENING IN 2017 --- A Los Angeles branch of Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich’s successful Italian market and food court.
A healthy fast food concept at The Village at Westfield Topanga in Woodland Hills.
800 Degrees Pizza
OPENING SPRING 2016 --- This customizable-pizza concept will expand to Runway Playa Vista.
A fast-casual spot for Korean fare in downtown L.A.
Well-crafted Mexican food and a curated tequila list uplift this attractive, lively Silver Lake spot.
OPENING TBA --- A Tex-Mex restaurant in the former space of Bow & Truss in North Hollywood.
eLOVate Vegan Kitchen & Juicery
Chef Roberto Martin offers organic, vegan fare and farm-to-glass juices and cocktails at this airy Santa Monica spot.
E.P. & L.P.
Rooftop lounge and second-floor restaurant with Fijian, Chinese and Indian influences in West Hollywood.
Esters Wine Shop & Bar
From the Rustic Canyon family of restaurants comes this wine shop, bar and marketplace in downtown Santa Monica.
Creative California cuisine from chef Dakota Weiss in a bohemian setting on the Sunset Strip.
Fresh, creative craft cocktails in Highland Park.
Everson Royce Bar
A fashionable downtown bar with comfort food from chef Matt Molina.
OPENING SUMMER 2016 --- Chef Evan Funke's modern Italian restaurant in the former Joe's space in Venice.
Fin and Fire
OPENING IN 2016 --- Chef Steven Fretz will present seafood-focused fare in downtown L.A.'s Arts District.
Firestone Walker Brewing Company
Firestone Walker Brewing Company's restaurant and retail space in Marina Del Rey.
The Fiscal Agent
Barrel & Ashes chef Michael Kahikina creates the small plates at this classy upstairs bar in Studio City.
Forma Restaurant & Cheese Bar
Santa Monica Italian restaurant specializes in dalla forma pasta preparation, where dishes are finished inside giant wheels of cheese.
A sister restaurant to chef Neal Fraser's Fritzi Dog next to the Arts District Brewing Company in downtown L.A.
The Front Yard
The Front Yard, which resides in front of The Garland hotel in North Hollywood, serves farm-fresh seasonal dishes.
Garçons de Café
A French wine bar/boutique in the Spring Arcade in downtown Los Angeles.
The Garden Bar
OPENING TBA --- A lounge from New York restaurateur Geoffrey Zakarian at Montage Beverly Hills.
Chef/owner Steve Brown offers an American farm-to-table menu in this West Hollywood space, which was a former Red Car trolley stop location.
OPENING TBA --- New York restaurateur Geoffrey Zakarian's American restaurant at Montage Beverly Hills.
OPENING TBA --- Expect a similarly modern take on Vietnamese food at this sister location of Gingergrass in Little Tokyo.
OPENING IN 2016 --- Luxe sushu franchise Ginza Onodera will be bringing an elevated omakase sushi experience to West Hollywood.
Golden Road Grand Central Market
Golden Road Brewing's tasting bar at downtown's Grand Central Market.
Good Greek Grill
Casual Greek spot next to the Los Feliz Cinema.
The Greenhaus Cafe & Bakery
A sandwich, salad and pasta option in San Gabriel, on a stretch that's otherwise dominated by Asian restaurants.
Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop
Fast-casual, grab-and-go salads and entrées on Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice.
Italian gelato at the Hollywood & Highland Center.
Progressive California cuisine and an extensive wine list in West Hollywood.
Silver Lake's self-proclaimed "New Age burger stand."
Hal's Bar & Grill
OPENING IN 2016 --- Venice neighborhood favorite Hal's Bar & Grill will relocate to Runway Playa Vista.
Two restaurant pros take Korean barbecue and make it hip.
Hansol Noodle in Koreatown specializes in naengmyeon ("cold noodles").
A rustic American restaurant with great fare in Culver City West.
OPENING TBA --- Pastry chef Sherry Yard and chef Sang Yoon are partnering on their own version of Helms Bakery.
Chef Brian Malarkey brings his "coastal cuisine" to The Seychelle in Santa Monica.
OPENING IN 2016 --- The W Los Angeles West Beverly Hills adds a new poolside spot.
Southern fried chicken takes center stage in La Cañada.
Burgers made with humanely raised USDA lean beef, locally sourced produce and freshly baked bread.
Hopdoddy Burger Bar
Burgers and local craft brews at The Point in El Segundo.
HopSaint Brewing Company
House-brewed beers and farm-to-table fare in Torrance.
House of Macau
A sprawling, sexy Asian-fusion restaurant and lounge in the heart of Hollywood nightlife.
Nashville hot chicken in Chinatown's Far East Plaza.
An ice cream, doughnut and coffee shop from Neal and Amy Knoll Fraser, along with pastry chef Mariah Swan.
Made-to-order liquid nitrogen ice cream in Westlake Village.
Icy Rush Co.
Ice cream "boutique" in Echo Park featuring flavors like Mexican caramel.
Carolos Tomazos pays tribute to his home island of Cyprus at this friendly neighborhood bistro in Santa Monica.
Chef Brian Malarkey designed the menu of this new dining concept at the Mondrian Los Angeles.
Jeannine's Gourmet Food Hall
Jeannine's Gourmet Food Hall offers a varied menu for breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch in the Shoppes at Westlake Village.
JOEY Woodland Hills
A Canadian chain restaurant with an eclectic menu.
Jon & Vinny's
A modern osteria in the Fairfax District serving up whole pizzas, house-made pastas and more.
Thoughtful and creative American fare in an approachable setting.
OPENING IN 2016 --- Chef Kazunori Nozawa's sushi concept specializing in hand rolls heads to Westwood.
Khaosan Thai Street Food
Savor the flavors of Thailand at this Woodland Hills restaurant.
Kihon Sushi + Japanese Tapas
Solid Japanese cuisine at an unassuming Naples Island sushi joint.
Knead & Co. Pasta Bar + Market
Chef Bruce Kalman (Union) is behind this spot at Grand Central Market, which serves more than pasta.
Knuckle & Claw
Silver Lake's popular lobster shack expands to Santa Monica.
Kogi Truck's famous Korean/Mexican fusion tacos in a brick-and-mortar spot in Palms.
La Fonda de Los Camperos
Legendary mariachi dinner theater has returned to its former home in the Westlake neighborhood outside of downtown Los Angeles.
Lao Sze Chuan
Chef Tony Hu offers authentic Chinese fare in Glendale.
OPENING TBA --- A seafood-focused Studio City spot with sushi, oysters and cocktails with fresh juices.
Le Relais de l'Entrecôte
A West Hollywood location of the Parisian steak frites chain.
Former "Top Chef" contestant Nyesha Arrington puts her own twist on each dish at this Venice restaurant.
A vegan bistro from musician/DJ Moby along Rowena Boulevard's funky strip of shops and cafes in Silver Lake.
Manhattan Beach's Southeast Asian spot expands to downtown Los Angeles.
Local Kitchen + Wine Bar
A hidden gem with serious culinary cred in Santa Monica.
Roy Choi and Daniel Patterson are behind this wholesome fast food spot in Watts.
Lodge Bread Co.
Naturally leavened loaves and more can be found at this West L.A. bakery.
Brooklyn chefs Sara Kramer and Sarah Hymanson are behind this falafel stand in Grand Central Market.
At Magal BBQ, it's the little things that make you want to go back.
Craft cocktails and small plates are served up in a 1912 craftsman bungalow in Pasadena.
Chic Sunset Strip spot with a large patio and romantic atmosphere offers an Asian-fusion menu and tasty cocktails.
Mainland Poke Shop
A takeout spot for Hawaii's iconic marinated raw fish dish.
A vegan café offering juices, smoothies, salads and more in Culver City.
Malibu Burger Company
OPENING SUMMER 2016 --- Healthy gourmet burgers and other casual fare in Malibu.
Malibu Farm Restaurant & Bar
California fare complemented by ocean views on the Malibu Pier.
This restaurant at the Mama Shelter Los Angeles hotel serves up American comfort food.
Chef Diana Stavaridis presents seasonal fare in Manhattan Beach.
Maple Block Meat Company
Texas barbecue in Culver City.
A Brentwood location of Studio City's Mexican seafood restaurant Maradentro.
Elevated Mexican coastal seafood and chic craft cocktails in Studio City.
Mari Los Angeles
Mari Los Angeles offers California/international cuisine in Century City.
El Segundo branch of the Southern California mini-chain of sandwich shops.
Westlake Village branch of the Southern California mini-chain of sandwich shops.
OPENING TBA --- Copenhagen-based gypsy brewer Mikkel Borg Bjergsø is opening an ambitious taproom/restaurant in downtown L.A.
Indian cuisine is offered at this colorful east Pasadena restaurant.
Mid-century styled spot in downtown L.A. for modern Cal-Med fare and rare whiskey.
A Spanish restaurant in the former Short Order space at The Original Farmers Market.
New School Kitchen
A takeout shop for dim sum in West L.A.
A contemporary American restaurant with a Southern accent in West Hollywood.
House-made pastas, pizzas and other Italian fare at The Point in El Segundo.
Obicà Mozzarella Bar, Pizza e Cucina
Mozzarella abounds along with regional Italian cuisine and pizze, all offered in a modern setting in Santa Monica.
Obicà Mozzarella Bar, Pizza e Cucina
OPENING TBA --- The sophisticated mozzarella bar concept will bring a location to West Hollywood's Sunset Plaza.
Italian fare in downtown Los Angeles.
Oh Man! Ramen
OPENING SUMMER 2016 --- Phillip Frankland Lee teams up with Luke Reyes on this ramen spot in Encino.
Ohana Poké Co.
Poké bowls made with sustainably sourced seafood.
Olio e Limone Ristorante
A Westlake Village branch of Alberto and Elaine Morello's trattoria.
Pizzeria and enoteca in the Shoppes at Westlake Village.
KBBQ meets Argentinian asado at stylish Ombu Grill in Koreatown.
The raw food movement goes gourmet in Tarzana.
Osso in downtown Los Angeles offers a compact menu ranging from fried chicken to a rye brownie.
Wood-fired fare from chef Timothy Hollingsworth on Bunker Hill.
Ox & Son
Executive chef/partner Brad Miller presents American food with a twist on Santa Monica's posh Montana Avenue.
Ozu Kitchen East
Contemporary, cozy spot for ramen in Atwater Village.
Chef Frank DeLoach creates innovative Latin American cuisine in a funky Long Beach building.
Local and seasonal California fare in a mid-century-styled space in Hollywood.
Expect hacienda-style architecture and traditional Mexican standards at this Long Beach restaurant/bar inspired by Panama and California beach culture.
New Mexican cuisine and more at this neighborhood eatery in Long Beach.
Paul Martin's American Grill
Paul Martin’s American Grill outpost in Pasadena’s South Lake Avenue shopping district.
The eclectic menu at this Westlake Village restaurant draws inspiration from around the globe.
Le Petit Paris
French restaurateurs Fanny and David Rolland bring French cuisine to downtown Los Angeles in a grand décor.
An upscale cafeteria-style spot in Culver City.
Regional French pastries and more are featured at this downtown bakery.
Plant Food and Wine
Locally sourced, plant-based fare on Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice.
Chef Thomas Ortega’s quasi-hidden Mexican eatery garners plenty of attention through its modern Mexican cuisine.
Pok Pok LA
Chef Andy Ricker presents his signature Northern Thai specialties in Chinatown.
A growing chain of build-your-own poke bowls.
OPENING IN 2016 --- Pono Burger will bring its organic, island-inspired burgers to the Sunset Strip.
A cozy spot for brunch and comfort food in Beverly Hills.
Purgatory at the Junction
Specialty pizzas, salads, sandwiches, pastas and brunch on Sunset Boulevard in Silver Lake.
Ramen, rice bowls and more in Chinatown.
Former Patina chef offers fine New American cuisine in Highland Park.
Dine with a backdrop of palm trees and the ocean at this Santa Monica location of chef Rick Bayless’s modern Mexican restaurant.
A fun but sophisticated project from Neal Fraser at the historic Cathedral of Saint Vibiana in downtown Los Angeles.
Patina alum's cozy spot in downtown Los Angeles offers heirloom rice bowls and authentic Filipino specialties.
Hipster late-night coffeehouse in Hollywood.
Ristorante al Mare
Pleasant Italian cuisine right on the Santa Monica Pier.
RIZE Thai & Sushi Infusion
A rustic-styled spot for Thai fare and sushi in Santa Monica.
Rock & Brews PCH
Loud and proud of it, this rollicking spot has a long list of artisan beers and typical bar eats.
Rock & Brews
American fare and craft beers in Terminal 1 at LAX.
Sushi, Teppanyaki and more from Innovative Dining Group in West Hollywood.
Rori's Artisanal Creamery
This scoop shop serves up organic ice cream on a posh stretch of Santa Monica's Montana Avenue.
OPENING SUMMER 2016 --- Chef Ricardo Zarate's new Peruvian restaurant in West Hollywood.
The Rose Cafe
Venice's long-beloved neighborhood café is back and better than ever.
OPENING IN 2016 --- Chef Steve Samson will bring a new Italian restaurant to the Fashion District's City Market South redevelopment project.
Rustic Kitchen Market & Café
A marketplace and seasonal café down the hill from Santa Monica Airport.
Ruth's Chris Steak House
The New Orleans-born steakhouse chain continues its worldwide expansion with this location in Marina del Rey.
Michael Voltaggio's sandwich spot (formerly ink.sack) on Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood.
Saint & Second
Topnotch libations and a comfortable outdoor patio accompany New American cuisine at this Belmont Shore eatery.
OPENING MAY 26, 2016 --- Enjoy real-deal carne asada tacos on house-made tortillas in Frogtown.
Salt's Cure has relocated to the former Ammo space in Hollywood.
Chef Akasha Richmond channeled her global travels and 20 years of studying Indian cuisine into this Culver City restaurant.
Sangers & Joe
This Pasadena café serves up breakfast, lunch and brunch.
"Nuevo rancho cuisine" from chef Anne Conness in El Segundo.
Scratch Bar & Kitchen
Chef Phillip Frankland Lee offers a fun culinary experience at this cozy little spot in Encino.
Contemporary American cooking, a handsome dining room and pleasant patio on Lake Avenue.
OPENING IN SPRING 2016 --- Dine high in the sky on the 71st floor of the U.S. Bank Tower in downtown Los Angeles.
OPENING TBA --- A location of the New York-based burger chain at the Westfield Century City mall.
OPENING IN 2016 --- A Glendale location of the New York-based burger chain.
New York-based burger chain Shake Shack sets up shop in West Hollywood.
SHAN Social House
Japanese-style chukka cuisine and Wagyu beef specialties in a dramatic setting in Beverly Hills.
Dim sum along with other traditional Chinese dishes in Studio City.
The Sherman Restaurant & Bar
Eclectic American fare in Sherman Oaks.
OPENING IN 2016 --- A high-end Japanese restaurant focusing on kappo and kaiseki cuisine in downtown L.A.
SHIKI Beverly Hills
Authentic Japanese cuisine made with fresh ingredients sourced locally and from Japan.
ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen
Asian-inspired fast food at The Point, a shopping, dining and entertainment hub in El Segundo.
SHUHARI Matcha Café
OPENING SUMMER 2016 --- An authentic Japanese green tea café on Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice.
Sidecar Doughnuts serves seasonal flavors like Huckleberry Glaze at its Santa Monica shop.
Chef-owner Shawn Pham presents Southeast Asian fare in Little Tokyo.
A Burbank location of the gastropub concept from the Simms brothers.
Stylish Italian restaurant with a custom cocktail program in Chinatown.
The Slanted Door
OPENING IN 2016 --- An L.A. outpost of the modern Vietnamese restaurant from San Francisco chef Charles Phan.
The Slaw Dogs
Innovative hot dogs at The Village at Westfield Topanga in Woodland Hills.
Smitten Ice Cream
Small-batch, made-to-order seasonal ice creams, sundaes and other treats at The Point in El Segundo.
A quaint seafood spot with outdoor dining in downtown Santa Monica.
SOL Cocina Playa Vista
Baja-style Mexican food in Playa Vista.
solita Tacos & Margaritas
Chef Deborah Schneider delivers Baja-inspired Mexican cuisine at the Westfield Valencia Town Center.
Seasonal Cal-Italian fare from chef/owner Stephen Kalt makes this one of Melrose Avenue’s best dining options.
Indian cuisine with a modern California twist on La Cienega, Beverly Hills' Restaurant Row.
Spin The Bottle Wine Studio
This modern retail wine shop and wine bar from Wood & Vine owner Scott Kay resides in Toluca Lake.
An elegant culinary trip to the cuisine of Southern France at this downtown L.A. restaurant by chef Tony Esnault.
Stafford + Mathis Kitchen
A dual menu concept offering both traditional and more adventurous fare.
Stamp Proper Foods
Stamp Proper Foods caters to healthy living.
The Standing Room
Burgers and sandwiches with a Korean twist in Hermosa Beach.
Steak & Whisky
A modern American steakhouse in an organic setting in Hermosa Beach.
Stumptown Coffee drinks and grab-and-go food items at Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village.
OPENING TBA --- Chef/restaurateur Michael Mina's food hall on the eighth level of the Beverly Center.
Sugar & Bone
OPENING TBA --- A Highland Park bakery/salumeria/market from Andre Guerrero.
Superba Food + Bread
A second location of Paul Hibler's Superba Food + Bread, located in the The Point in El Segundo.
Superba Snacks + Coffee
OPENING TBA --- Breads, pastries and sandwiches, and Verve coffee, too, for Pasadenans.
Culver City's Sushi Zo branches out into downtown L.A.
Sweet Rose Creamery
Enjoy flavors such as chocolate mint or summer corn at the Pacific Palisades branch of the small-batch ice cream shop.
Sweet Rose Creamery
A Studio City location of the mini-chain of small-batch ice cream shops.
Tasty Hawaiian raw fish bowls to spot on the spot or to go.
OPENING TBA --- Tasty Hawaiian raw fish bowls in Larchmont Village.
Seasonal salads and grain bowls are featured at this quick-service spot.
Tacos Tu Madre
Find gourmet tacos aplenty at Westwood's artsy Tacos Tu Madre.
Tacos Tu Madre
Nosh on gourmet tacos in Los Feliz.
Casual contemporary Mexican fare from Ricardo Diaz pairs with mezcal cocktails in a hip Santa Monica setting.
Small, charming neighborhood sushi bar with quality that exceeds the prices.
An upscale Mediterranean alternative in an area known almost exclusively for Japanese restaurants.
Tara's Himalayan Cuisine
Himalayan restaurant offering distinctive Tibetan/Nepalese dishes, including sustainable yak.
Traditional multi-course tasting menus of Kyoto style tempura in Beverly Hills.
This café and lounge offers a market-driven menu in Casa del Mar.
Varied pastas and 30 pizzas offered in an architectural landmark in downtown L.A.
The Halal Guys
Fast-casual Mediterranean and Middle Eastern fare in Long Beach.
An outpost of the Texas-based steakhouse chain in the Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX.
Tifa Chocolate & Gelato
Artisanal chocolate and gelato in the Shoppes at Westlake Village.
This Sherman Oaks gastropub specializes in fresh-ground burgers and craft beer.
Mexican shared plates and craft cocktails at this upscale modern cantina.
Tom's Urban at L.A. Live offers a casual menu with dishes ranging from Xiangxiang crispy duck wings to cheeseburger sliders to pizzas.
Mexican-style sandwiches adjacent to Loteria Grill at FIGat7th in downtown Los Angeles.
A modern and casual Mexican restaurant specializing in tacos --- including vegan-friendly --- from actor Danny Trejo.
Chefs Ludo Lefebvre, Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo bring this brunch-only spot to Silver Lake.
True Food Kitchen
OPENING JULY 2016 --- The health-conscious chain True Food Kitchen will expand to Pasadena.
True Food Kitchen
The Point in El Segundo includes a branch of this casual eatery with healthful cuisine.
The Tuck Room
The Tuck Room offers haute comfort food and cocktails in Westwood.
This Studio City gastropub offers seasonal comfort food in a cozy Ventura Place setting.
Umami's meat-based burgers, plus specialties like an ahi burger and a full bar, are offered in a sleek space in Old Pasadena.
Enjoy contemporary cuisine and pick up provisions at this quaint corner bistro-style restaurant and marketplace in Belmont Shore.
Grass-fed burgers are served up from this kitchen inside Ramirez Beverage Center in Boyle Heights.
Australian-inspired pub features New American/Australian fare and a $10,000 martini.
Vegetarian café from chef Jerry Yu in Studio City with a rustic, playful setting.
Chef Steve Vernetti dishes up Italian-American classics in Larchmont Village.
Italian fare adjacent to The Broad museum in downtown Los Angeles on Bunker Hill.
Sleek renovation adds pizzazz to this Studio City Italian stalwart.
OPENING SUMMER 2016 --- This Santa Monica location of the popular pizzeria will also serve liquor.
Continental cuisine from chef Michael Hung at Avalon Hotel Beverly Hills.
The Walker Inn
A speakeasy-style bar and lounge accessed through a secret door in The Normandie Club in Koreatown.
This neighborhood restaurant presents Southeast Asian flavors in Venice.
Ice cream with global inspiration and local ingredients.
Westbound brings cocktails from around the world and elevated bar snacks to the One Santa Fe mixed-use complex in the Arts District.
A sleek spot in Echo Park for contemporary American fare.
Wise Barbecue Co.
This Los Angeles food truck serves up "Texas cowboy" barbecue.
"Top Chef" alum Marcel Vigneron offers self-described "seasonal Los Angeles cuisine."
Working Class Kitchen
A butcher and sandwich shop in Long Beach from the team behind Michael's on Naples Ristorante and Chianina Steakhouse.
Mediterranean cuisine utilizing locally sourced produce, hormone-free and responsibly raised meats, and wild-caught fish.