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21 Square Bar + Kitchen
Coastal comfort cuisine at this Torrance Marriott Redondo Beach restaurant.

33 Taps
Craft beer and sports bar on Sunset Boulevard in Silver Lake.

The 4262
Unpretentious spot serving up approachable gastropub cuisine for Long Beach’s emerging Bixby Knolls neighborhood.

51 Tavern
Neighborhood gastropub in Highland Park offers small plates and first-rate craft cocktails.

Aburiya Raku
A West Hollywood offshoot of the Japanese izakaya frequented by in-the-know foodies and adventurous chefs in Las Vegas.

Accomplice
Status Kuo has morphed into two separate concepts: Accomplice and Little Fatty.

Afghani Kabob House
Traditional Afghan cuisine in Beverly Hills.

Alfred Tea Room
A rosy tea room on fashionable Melrose Place.

L'Ami
French-Mediterranean restaurant L'Ami replaced The Little Door in Santa Monica.

Angelini Alimentari
Casual breakfast and lunch café from chef Gino Angelini.

AR Cucina
Chef Akasha Richmond transformed her culinary memories of Italy into reality with these tasty, homey dishes.

The Arbour
OPENING SUMMER 2017 --- California fare and craft cocktails on Pasadena’s South Lake Avenue.

Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken
Fried chicken and uniquely flavored donuts in downtown Los Angeles.

Bacari GDL
Fire-roasted and Mediterranean dishes alongside cocktails, beer and wine at Glendale’s The Americana at Brand.

Baldoria Bar + Kitchen
Modern small plates and bottled craft cocktails in Little Tokyo offer casual sophistication; expect what’s maybe the neighborhood's best luxe pizza, too.

Banditos Tacos & Tequila
Sports bar serving up tacos and tequila near the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum stadium.

Bar Angeles
Seasonal casual food, cocktails, craft beers and wine on the Sunset Strip.

Bardonna Silver Lake
All-day breakfast and lunchtime soups, salads and sandwiches at Bardonna’s Silver Lake outpost.

Barrique
Barrique (formerly Ado) presents rustic, high-end Italian cuisine in a charming setting in Venice.

Beauty & Essex
A luxe Los Angeles location of the pawn shop/restaurant/lounge concept that originated in NYC.

Beefsteak
Juices and "plant-based cuisine" from chef Marcel Vigneron.

Belle Belle's Cue
Texas-style BBQ in Chinatown.

Big Gay Ice Cream Shop
OPENING TBA --- New York's popular ice cream shop will expand to Los Angeles.

Birdies
Birdies serves up artisanal donuts, fried chicken and Intelligentsia coffee in DTLA.

Birds & Bees
A subterranean cocktail spot with retro flair in downtown Los Angeles.

The BoardRoom
At DTLA’s Music Center, this lounge boasts a sultry, dim-lit 40’s décor and offers cocktails, bar bites and live music.

Bone Kettle
Pasadena restaurant offering the flavors of Southeast Asia.

Bottega Louie
OPENING IN 2017 --- West Hollywood branch of downtown LA’s restaurant, pâtisserie and market.

Brack Shop Tavern
Nibble on mini falafel wraps or pimento cheese patty melts while imbibing craft beers, sodas or cocktails at this downtown LA bar.

Breva
OPENING SPRING 2017 --- Chef Casey Lane will present Mediterranean-inspired fare at downtown's Figueroa Hotel.

Broken Shaker
OPENING SPRING 2017 --- Miami's craft cocktail bar will take shape on the rooftop of the Freehand Los Angeles hotel.

Brothers BBQ
An à la carte KBBQ experience in Koreatown.

Bru's Wiffle & More
Chicken & waffles, burgers, pizzas, sandwiches and more in Beverly Hills.

BrunchDTLA
Global brunch specialties in downtown LA.

Bukowski's
OPENING TBA --- A cozy Los Feliz bar inspired by the famous author.

Burgers N Brews
Traditional and innovative burgers alongside craft brews in Santa Monica.

The Butcher, The Baker, The Cappuccino Maker
Bright and airy café along the Sunset Strip with a sidewalk patio that's primed for people watching.

by CHLOE.
365 by Whole Foods market in Silver Lake is home to this chic vegan restaurant.

Café Birdie
This stylish and sprawling bistro is one of Highland Park's top dining destinations.

Canela Cocina Latina
Healthy Mexican and Guatemalan specialties for breakfast, lunch and early dinner in Mar Vista.

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.

The Cat & Fiddle
OPENING SPRING 2017 --- Beloved The Cat & Fiddle will re-emerge in a new home on Highland Avenue.

Catch
A West Hollywood location of New York seafood spot Catch.

Chengdu Impression
Six chefs from Chengdu bring authentic Sichuan cooking to Arcadia.

Chicas Tacos
Chicas Tacos serves up made-to-order tacos, salsas and more in downtown Los Angeles.

Citizen
Chef Scott Howard offers eclectic American fare in Beverly Hills.

Cleo
Disruptive Restaurant Group has brought a branch of Mediterranean restaurant Cleo to L.A. LIVE in downtown LA.

COMMERSON Restaurant
Chef Sascha Lyon presents classic --- as well as more unexpected --- bistro fare at this Mid-City spot.

Coral Fish Poke Shop
Build-your-own poke bowls and more in Beverly Grove.

Cordoba
OPENING TBD --- A traditional Argentinean grill in Los Feliz.

Cosa Buona
OPENING TBA --- Italian-American fare from chef Zach Pollack.

Craft Shack
A fast-casual concept in The Point serving pub food inspired by sister establishment Simmzy's.

CREAM
Handcrafted ice cream sandwiches featuring a range of flavor combinations in North Hollywood.

CUT Lounge
CUT Lounge has replaced sidebar, adjacent to Wolfgang Puck's CUT steakhouse at Beverly Wilshire.

Cut 360 American Churrascaria
A different spin on the Brazilian-style churrascaria in Westlake Village.

Da Kikokiko
Hawaiian street food from chef/owners Brooke Williamson and Nick Roberts.

Daw Yee Myanmar Corner
Traditional Burmese food in Silver Lake.

Delilah
This striking, sultry restaurant-lounge in West Hollywood offering luxe supper club fare is a favorite among celebs.

Destroyer
Chef Jordan Kahn's avant-garde breakfast and lunch spot in Culver City offers unique, beautiful creations.

Di Alba
Specialty Roman-style focaccia sandwiches in DTLA’s Arts District.

Din Tai Fung
Get your fill of Taiwanese dumplings at Westfield Santa Anita.

Din Tai Fung
OPENING IN 2017 --- Shanghai-style soup dumplings at Westfield Century City.

The Dog Cafe
Angelenos can sip lattes while petting shelter hounds at The Dog Cafe in Silver Lake.

Doheny Room
Lounge-inspired global menu of shared plates by chef Danny Elmaleh (Cleo, Katsuya).

Doma Kitchen
Doma Kitchen offers Eastern European comfort food in Marina del Rey.

Donny's Breakfast Spot
Southern comfort food, including chicken and waffles, for breakfast and lunch on Ventura Boulevard.

Double Take
Hotel Palomar’s in-house restaurant offers American cuisine, beer, wine and cocktails.

DRAGO RISTORANTE
Celestino Drago (DRAGO Centro) and his brothers/fellow restaurateurs are behind this Italian spot at the Petersen Automotive Museum.

Drink Houz
Wellness-inspired café in Westlake offering a seasonal menu.

Dulan’s Soul Food Kitchen
Century Boulevard outpost of Dulan’s Soul Food Kitchen offering its signature fried chicken, sides and more.

EAK Ramen
“Iekei” style ramen on Melrose Avenue.

Eataly
OPENING IN 2017 --- A Los Angeles branch of Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich’s successful Italian market and food court.

The Edmon
The 1920s-themed Edmon brings Art Deco glamour, elevated American cuisine and first-rate cocktails to the Hollywood Historic Hotel.

Eggslut
Eggslut slings gourmet egg sandwiches in Venice.

Eggslut
Gourmet egg sandwiches near The Americana at Brand in Glendale.

800 Degrees Pizza
This customizable-pizza concept has expanded to Runway Playa Vista.

Eko Eats
A fast-casual spot for Korean fare in downtown L.A.

El Tejano
A Tex-Mex restaurant in the former space of Bow & Truss in North Hollywood.

Electric Owl
Casual Cal-Med dishes in Hollywood.

Erven
This Santa Monica eatery elevates meatless meals to creative and unexpected heights.

ETA
Fresh, creative craft cocktails in Highland Park.

Farida
Modernist Middle Eastern spot from restaurateur George Abou-Daoud.

Farmer Boys
Made-to-order burgers, salads and hearty breakfasts offered in an airy, modern eatery on Hollywood Boulevard.

Farmspoke
OPENING SPRING 2017 --- Lobby restaurant Farmspoke will offer seasonally-driven California fare from chef Chris Crary at The James West Hollywood-Sunset.

Felix
Enjoy homemade pastas and crispy pizzas amid the homey atmosphere of chef Evan Funke's Venice restaurant.

Fi'lia
OPENING IN 2017 --- Elevated Italian fare from chef Michael Schwartz in the James Hotel in West Hollywood.

Firestone Walker Brewing Company
Firestone Walker Brewing Company's restaurant and retail space in Marina Del Rey.

Fleishik's Sandwiches, Nosh & Whiskey
A kosher Jewish eatery from chef Eric Greenspan.

Frankland's Crab & Co.
OPENING TBA --- A "Modern American Crab Shack" in Encino from chef Phillip Frankland Lee.

The Friend
A fun, artsy bar in Silver Lake featuring pinball, craft cocktails and an upscale bar menu from chef Eric Greenspan.

Fritzi Coop
Chef Neal Fraser's fried chicken stand in the Original Farmers Market.

Frozen Fruit Co
Santa Monica's Frozen Fruit Co brings a new type of soft serve (made solely from fruit) to the frozen dessert scene.

Garçons de Café
A French wine bar/boutique in the Spring Arcade in downtown Los Angeles.

The Garden Bar
A sophisticated, luxe day and night cocktail spot at Montage Beverly Hills.

Georgie
New York restaurateur Geoffrey Zakarian's American restaurant at Montage Beverly Hills.

Gingergrass
A modern take on Vietnamese food at this sister location of Gingergrass in Little Tokyo.

Glowing Juices
Cold-pressed juices, smoothies, vegan fare and more in Echo Park.

Granville
Look for American classics and California fare at this expansive, airy restaurant near Cedars Sinai.

Gratitude
OPENING SPRING 2017 --- A vegan restaurant in Beverly Hills from the team behind Café Gratitude.

Great Society Cider & Mead
A deep roster of alternative adult beverages pairs with rather good pub food at this chill Long Beach venue.

Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop
Fast-casual, grab-and-go salads and entrées on Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice.

The Guild
Progressive California cuisine and an extensive wine list in West Hollywood.

Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken
Southern favorite Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken has expanded to Los Angeles.

Gwen
Hollywood's high-end butcher shop and elegant steakhouse from chef Curtis Stone and brother Luke Stone.

Hal's Bar & Grill
Venice neighborhood favorite Hal's Bar & Grill relocated to Runway Playa Vista.

The Halal Guys
NYC's popular food cart continues its Southern California expansion with this Koreatown location.

Helms Bakery
OPENING TBA --- Pastry chef Sherry Yard and chef Sang Yoon are partnering on their own version of Helms Bakery.

Here's Looking At You
Chic, cozy Koreatown spot with progressive fare and cocktails.

Hideout
OPENING IN 2017 --- The W Los Angeles West Beverly Hills adds a new poolside spot.

honey hi
A hipstery spot in Echo Park for breakfast and lunch serves up beautiful, healthful bowls and more.

Honeybird
Southern fried chicken takes center stage in La Cañada.

HopSaint Brewing Company
House-brewed beers and farm-to-table fare in Torrance.

Howlin' Ray's
Nashville hot chicken in Chinatown's Far East Plaza.

Icy Rush Co.
Ice cream "boutique" in Echo Park featuring flavors like Mexican caramel.

Inotheke
Carolos Tomazos pays tribute to his home island of Cyprus at this friendly neighborhood bistro in Santa Monica.

Ippudo
OPENING EARLY 2017 --- First West Coast location of the New York City ramen restaurant.

Jane
Cozy coffee/brunch spot on Highland Park’s York Boulevard.

Jane Q
OPENING MAY 2017 --- Kimpton Everly Hotel restaurant offering all-day dining.

Jean-Georges
OPENING IN JUNE 2017 --- Chef/restaurateur Jean-Georges Vongerichten will open a location of his eponymous fine-dining restaurant at Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills.

Jimmy’s Famous American Tavern
Regional American cuisine with an artisanal touch in Santa Monica.

Kachi Bowls and Grill
Argentinean specialties and healthy bowls in downtown Los Angeles.

Kato
Alma alum Jonathan Yao offers elegant Japanese/Taiwanese tasting menu.

KazuNori
Chef Kazunori Nozawa's sushi concept specializing in hand rolls heads to Westwood.

Kettle Black
Rustic Italian fare, Italian wines, and craft and classic cocktails on Sunset Boulevard in Silver Lake.

Khaosan Thai Street Food
Savor the flavors of Thailand at this Woodland Hills restaurant.

Kismet
Trendy, modern Mideast concept in Los Feliz.

Kogi Taqueria
Kogi Truck's famous Korean/Mexican fusion tacos in a brick-and-mortar spot in Palms.

Kombu Sushi
Sushi, udon and izakaya small plates in Silver Lake.

Krimsey’s Cajun Kitchen
Authentic vegan Cajun food in North Hollywood.

Kukui Hut Cafe
Hawaiian cuisine, from traditional kalua pork and loco moco to shaved ice, in East Hollywood.

La Carmencita Oracular Kitchen
Fresh ceviches, fish tacos and other Mexican seafood specialties in Hollywood.

La Fonda de Los Camperos
Legendary mariachi dinner theater has returned to its former home in the Westlake neighborhood outside of downtown Los Angeles.

Ladurée
The Grove in Los Angeles is home to a location of famed Parisian pastry boutique Ladurée.

Lao Sze Chuan
Chef Tony Hu offers authentic Chinese fare in Glendale.

Lao Tao Taiwanese Street Food
Authentic Taiwanese fare in Chinatown’s Far East Plaza.

Laurel Point
A seafood-focused Studio City spot with sushi, oysters and cocktails with fresh juices.

Liaison Restaurant + Lounge
Dining and cocktails in an open-air garden with fire pits and an indoor lounge.

Little Fatty
Taiwanese fare from chef David Kuo in the former Status Kuo space.

Lobster & Beer
Lobster tacos, quesadillas, grilled cheese and more in Palms.

Local Kitchen + Wine Bar
A hidden gem with serious culinary cred in Santa Monica.

Lost at Sea
A neighborhood seafood spot in Old Pasadena.

Lunetta All Day
Chef Raphael Lunetta offers an all-day menu at his Santa Monica eatery.

Lunetta
OPENING MAY 2017 --- Chef Raphael Lunetta and the team behind Maple Block Meat Company will open Lunetta in Santa Monica.

Madcapra
Brooklyn chefs Sara Kramer and Sarah Hymanson are behind this falafel stand in Grand Central Market.

Magal BBQ
At Magal BBQ, it's the little things that make you want to go back.

Magpies Softserve
Gourmet soft serve ice cream in Silver Lake from a former Patina chef.

Make Out
A vegan café offering juices, smoothies, salads and more in Culver City.

Malibu Burger Company
OPENING TBA --- Healthy gourmet burgers and other casual fare in Malibu.

Mama Chela's Kitchen
Charming Mexican spot in Hollywood for fresh, authentic tacos, burritos and more.

Mama Lion
OPENING SPRING 2017 --- Contemporary fare and elevated cocktails at Western Avenue and 6th Street in Koreatown.

Manuela
Seasonal, "soulful" fare in the Hauser Wirth & Schimmel arts complex in downtown Los Angeles.

Maple
Patina Restaurant Group's elegant brunch restaurant at Descanso Gardens offers upscale classics and garden cocktails.

The Mar Vista
"Progressive Los Angeles cuisine" from executive chef D. Brandon Walker and chef Jill Davie.

Mardi Restaurant
Chef Kris Tominaga presents inventive California fare at the charming courtyard restaurant at Palihouse West Hollywood.

Maré
Eric Greenspan's signature seafood spot in Silver Lake.

Mari Los Angeles
Mari Los Angeles offers California/international cuisine in Century City.

Matthew Kenney NM
Fuel up on vegan food at Matthew Kenney's restaurant at Neiman Marcus in Beverly Hills.

Mezcalero
Destination-worthy mezcal cocktails, sturdy tacos and a hip, south of the border DTLA vibe near Pershing Square.

The Mighty
OPENING SPRING 2017 --- Quinn and Karen Hatfield are venturing downtown with The Mighty.

Mikkeller Bar
Copenhagen-based gypsy brewer Mikkel Borg Bjergsø has brought an ambitious taproom/restaurant in downtown L.A.

miro
Mid-century styled spot in downtown L.A. for modern Cal-Med fare and rare whiskey.

Mizlala
Moroccan fare from chef Danny Elmaleh in Sherman Oaks.

Modern Times
OPENING IN 2017 --- Brewery-restaurant in DTLA offering rotating seasonal brews along with pilot and experimental beers, and a vegan menu, too.

Mon Petit Poulet
French rotisserie chicken chain expands to the United States with this Venice location.

Mr Holmes Bakehouse
San Francisco bakery brings its croissant/muffin "cruffins" to Highland Park.

Nerano
Italian restaurant in Beverly Hills from The Toscana Restaurant Group.

The NoMad
OPENING TBA --- Downtown Los Angeles will be home to The NoMad restaurant, helmed by chef Daniel Humm and restaurateur Will Guidara.

NoMad Truck
This food truck serving up chicken burgers is a forerunner to The NoMad Los Angeles.

Oasis Mediterranean Cuisine
Find signature grill specials in a big golden box at this Mediterranean restaurant on La Cienega Boulevard.

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
A branch of the sophisticated mozzarella bar concept in West Hollywood's Sunset Plaza.

Ombu Grill
KBBQ meets Argentinian asado at stylish Ombu Grill in Koreatown.

118 Degrees
The raw food movement goes gourmet in Tarzana.

O+O Sicilian Kitchen & Bar
Sicilian-style pizzas, meatballs, crudo and more in Santa Monica.

Origin Café
Modern café on Pico Boulevard offers refined kosher breakfast, lunch and brunch with global accents.

Osteria Bigoli
Italian restaurant from chef/owner Claudio Marchesan on Montana Avenue.

Panama Joe's
Expect hacienda-style architecture and traditional Mexican standards at this Long Beach restaurant/bar inspired by Panama and California beach culture.

The Parker Room
Cozy cocktail lounge in Hollywood from the folks behind Peruvian favorite Los Balcones.

Paul Martin's American Grill
Paul Martin’s American Grill outpost in Pasadena’s South Lake Avenue shopping district.

Pearl's Finest Teas
Hip boba tea shop on Fairfax Avenue.

The Peppermint Club
Live music space in West Hollywood with a signature mixology program and a ‘Snacks’ menu.

Petit Trois
OPENING TBA --- A larger location in Sherman Oaks for the French bistro from chefs Ludo Lefebvre, Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo.

The Phoenix
The Phoenix offers a small, steak-driven menu, plus cocktails and an extensive list of scotches, whiskeys, bourbons and cognacs.

Pico House
This gourmet food truck serves up four grain bowls.

Pili Manila Grill
Filipino fare in DTLA’s Little Tokyo.

Pizza Buona
Traditional and specialty pizzas, subs, pastas and more in Echo Park.

Pizzana
San Vicente Boulevard eatery offering authentic Neapolitan-style pizza.

Plan Check Kitchen + Bar
Seafood-focused options join Plan Check's signature burgers at this Santa Monica location.

Poke Bar
A growing chain of build-your-own poke bowls.

Pono Burger
Pono Burger offers its organic, island-inspired burgers to the Sunset Strip.

Pono Burger
Organic, island-inspired burgers at The Frank in Venice.

The Ponte
The tree-shaded patio is a highlight at this rustic Italian restaurant from Stéphane Bombet and chef Scott Conant.

Ramen Champ
Ramen, gyoza and more in Chinatown's Far East Plaza.

Ramen Roll
Sushi hand rolls, customizable ramen and gelato in Culver City.

Red Herring
American fare in Eagle Rock.

Le Relais de l'Entrecôte
A West Hollywood location of the Parisian steak frites chain.

Rock & Brews
American fare and craft beers in Terminal 1 at LAX.

Rock and Reilly's
West Hollywood's Rock and Reilly's Irish pub gets a sister location in DTLA.

Roe Seafood
Colorful Belmont Shore restaurant delivers serious seafood in a breezy atmosphere.

Rosaliné
OPENING IN EARLY 2017 --- 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.

RossoBlù
OPENING IN 2017 --- Chef Steve Samson will bring a new Italian restaurant to the Fashion District's City Market South redevelopment project.

The Rosy Oyster
OPENING MAY 1, 2017 --- Poolside pop-up bar at The Hollywood Roosevelt offering an extensive rosé program and fresh oysters.

Rudy & Hudson California Diner
OPENING TBA --- A casual diner from chef Joe Miller.

Rustic Kitchen Market & Café
A marketplace and seasonal café down the hill from Santa Monica Airport.

Saint & Second
Topnotch libations and a comfortable outdoor patio accompany New American cuisine at this Belmont Shore eatery.

Salt & Straw
The iconic Portland-based ice cream purveyor expands to downtown LA's Arts District.

Sandbox
Arcade games, casual fare and playful brunch cocktails in Mid-City.

Sawyer
Seafood, small plates and compelling craft cocktails charm Silver Lake scenesters.

Serafina
Serafina Restaurant Group brings its Italian concept to the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood.

71Above
Dine high in the sky on the 71st floor of the U.S. Bank Tower in downtown Los Angeles.

Shake Shack
A location of the New York-based burger chain at the Westfield Century City mall.

Shake Shack
A Glendale location of the New York-based burger chain.

The Sherman Restaurant & Bar
Eclectic American fare in Sherman Oaks.

Shibumi
A high-end Japanese restaurant focusing on kappo and kaiseki cuisine in downtown L.A.

SHUHARI Matcha Café
An authentic Japanese green tea café on Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice.

Side Chick
Hainan chicken with rice is the specialty at this Westfield Santa Anita quick-service spot.

The Slanted Door
OPENING IN EARLY 2017 --- An L.A. outpost of the modern Vietnamese restaurant from San Francisco chef Charles Phan.

Smitten Ice Cream
Small-batch, made-to-order seasonal ice creams, sundaes and other treats at The Point in El Segundo.

SOCA
Raw bar offerings and globally inspired fare in Sherman Oaks.

SOL Cocina Playa Vista
Baja-style Mexican food in Playa Vista.

SpireWorks
Quick-service spot in Westwood Village dedicated to global takes on döner (meat cooked and sliced from a vertical rotisserie).

SpireWorks
Quick-service spot in Eagle Rock dedicated to global takes on döner (meat cooked and sliced from a vertical rotisserie).

The Stand
Pasadena eatery offering hot dogs, burgers and more American fare plus beer and wine.

Steven’s Deli
Hot and cold sandwiches, breakfast sammies, burgers and sides at the edge of downtown LA.

THE STREET
OPENING TBA --- Chef/restaurateur Michael Mina's food hall on the eighth level of the Beverly Center.

street level café
Echo Park café serving locally roasted coffees along with breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Suburbia
Nostalgic New American fare in Redondo Beach.

Sugar & Bone
OPENING TBA --- A Highland Park bakery/salumeria/market from Andre Guerrero.

Sunnin Lebanese Cafe
Lebanese cuisine in a more casual, modern and beachy outpost of the popular Westwood original.

Superba Snacks + Coffee
OPENING TBA --- Breads, pastries and sandwiches, and Verve coffee, too, for Pasadenans.

Ginza Onodera
Luxe sushi franchise brings an elevated omakase sushi experience to West Hollywood.

Sushi of Gari Hollywood
Sushi of Gari Hollywood presents an exclusively omakase menu.

Sweet Chick
OPENING IN 2017 --- Fried chicken and waffles concept offering soul food faves, too, on Fairfax Avenue.

Sweetfin Poké
Tasty Hawaiian raw fish bowls in Larchmont Village.

sweetgreen
Culver City outpost of healthy eatery sweetgreen.

Sycamore Tavern
Traditional American fare paired with craft beer and cocktails --- plus 55 flat-screen TVs --- at this Sunset Boulevard spot.

Tabula Rasa Bar
A wine bar from Bestia alums Zach Negin and Daniel Flores.

Tacos Tu Madre
Nosh on gourmet tacos in Los Feliz.

TAO
A Los Angeles location of TAO Group's Asian bistro.

Tartine Manufactory
OPENING TBA --- San Francisco's Tartine Manufactory will open a location in downtown Los Angeles.

Terra Cotta
Stylish upscale Asian dining option next to the Wiltern Theater in Koreatown.

The Flats
Inventive casual fare in Beverly Hills from "Cutthroat Kitchen" star chef Kyle Schutte.

Tintorera
OPENING SUMMER 2017 --- Cutting-edge, contemporary Mexican fare in Silver Lake.

Tower 12
Beach-town casual kitchen and bar with a California-inspired menu.

Trejo's Tacos
OPENING TBA --- Silver Lake-adjacent outpost of actor Danny Trejo’s hipster taco joint.

True Food Kitchen
The health-conscious chain True Food Kitchen expands to Pasadena.

Tsubaki
Echo Park izakaya offering both classic and modern Japanese dishes and a curated saké menu.

The Tuck Room
The Tuck Room offers haute comfort food and cocktails in Westwood.

1212
Global fare in an upscale, two-story restaurant on Santa Monica's Third Street Promenade.

Umeda
Savor Japanese fare, sushi and sashimi on Melrose Avenue.

Verlaine
Contemporary Mexican restaurant from chef Diego Hernandez.

Vespertine
OPENING SPRING 2017 --- Chef Jordan Kahn's fine dining destination in Culver City.

Vinoteca
Italian-inspired wine bar in the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills.

Vito's Pizza
Santa Monica location of the popular pizzeria.

Viva Hollywood
Modern Mexican fare in Hollywood.

Voodoo Doughnut
Portland cult bakery shop Voodoo Doughnut joins Universal CityWalk.

Wallflower
This neighborhood restaurant presents Southeast Asian flavors in Venice.

Wanderlust Creamery
OPENING SPRING 2017 --- Gourmet, handcrafted ice cream in Atwater Village.

Westbound
Westbound makes One Santa Fe a destination for cutting-edge cocktails and exceptional small plates.

Wexler's Deli
A second and more spacious location of Wexler's Deli in Santa Monica

Wild Living Foods
Plant-based restaurant in DTLA’s Fashion District.

Wolf
"Top Chef" alum Marcel Vigneron offers self-described "seasonal Los Angeles cuisine."

Wolfdown
Veggie-focused seasonal California fare and more on Rowena Avenue.

Woodley Proper
A cocktail lounge in Encino from mixologist Devon Espinosa and the Scratch Bar & Kitchen team.

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