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

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.

OPENING TBA --- Chef Daniel Patterson plans to open an LA outpost of his popular SF neighborhood restaurant Alta in West Adams.

Alta Nordic Kitchen
Aquavit alum Christer Larsson's Scandinavian bistro on Melrose.

Fashion District restaurant with a Cal-Italian menu and fairly substantial wine list.

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

OPENING FALL 2018 --- A seafood-focused restaurant at LA's Beverly Center from Saison in San Francisco.

The Arbour
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
Chic branch of the popular Venetian-style wine bar is just what The Americana at Brand needed.

Josef Centeno's culty bäco sandwich stars at this casual Culver City spot.

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

Bar Angeles
Casual dishes and pizzas complement a fairly serious cocktail list alongside craft beers and wine in Sunset Junction.

Barbara Jean
Chef Jason Fullilove presents elevated modern soul food on Melrose Avenue.

OPENING SPRING 2018 --- French-inspired restaurant in West Hollywood.

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

OPENING IN 2018 --- A Middle Eastern restaurant from Ori Menashe and Genevieve Gergis of Bestia.

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

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

Girl Best
A “neighborhood bistro” from chef Michael Cimarusti in Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles.

BIBIBOP Asian Grill
Build your own Asian-inspired rice bowl at this quick-service chain.

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

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.

New American fare and craft cocktails in a sprawling space in DTLA.

Blind Barber
Not only an actual barber shop, Blind Barber is also a bar and lounge turning out gourmet grilled cheese sammies.

Blu Jam Café
Brunch standout café makes a home in DTLA’s Spring Arcade Building.

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.

Bodhi Bowl
Vegan fare ranging from plant-based bowls to panini in DTLA.

The Boiling Crab
Boiled or fried Cajun seafood sided by gumbo and more at this Burbank eatery.

Bone Kettle
Pasadena’s stylish Southeast Asian eatery offers small plates and bone broth noodle soups.

Chic Silver Lake restaurant, bar and market offering contemporary Cal-Med fare, natural wine and craft cocktails.

Bottega Louie
OPENING IN 2018 --- West Hollywood branch of downtown LA’s restaurant, pâtisserie and market.

La Boucherie on 71
This French-inspired steakhouse soars above downtown LA, and offers high-level cuisine to match.

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.

Breakfast by Salt's Cure
Dig into Salt's Cure's oatmeal griddle cakes and more at this breakfast-only spot.

Chef Casey Lane presents Mediterranean-inspired fare at downtown's Hotel Figueroa.

Broken Shaker
Miami's craft cocktail bar has an outpost 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.

Global brunch specialties in downtown LA.

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.

Cafe Bizou
Agoura Hills restaurant turning out French favorites, pastas and more; wines by the glass and bottle, too.

Cal Mare
A casual chic restaurant offering tasty coastal Italian fare.

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

CasaLinda Mexican Grill at Primitivo
A vividly decorated Mexican restaurant on Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice.

The Cat & Fiddle
Beloved The Cat & Fiddle has re-emerged in a new home on Highland Avenue.

It's more about the effervescence than the food at this trendy rooftop seafood spot in West Hollywood.

Chamo Venezuelan Cuisine
Venezuelan cuisine on Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena.

Chaumont Street
Grab a bowl and a “frossant” (organic ice cream in a croissant cone) at this Beverly Drive café.

Chelle's Seafood
Hollywood bar and grill offering seafood ranging from scallops to fish and chips.

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.

Chronic Tacos
Burbank outpost of the popular DIY Mexican chain.

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

Mediterranean fare offered in the restaurant and via room service at The Orlando Hotel.

Cocina Cilantro
Healthy Mexican fare, from gluten-free tacos to ceviche, in Glendale.

COMMERSON Restaurant
Classic --- as well as more unexpected --- bistro fare can be found at this Mid-City spot.

Common Project
Casual spot offering American bistro fare in Hollywood’s Emerson College building.

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

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

Cosa Buona
Italian-American fare from chef Zach Pollack.

Cosme LA
OPENING LATE 2018 --- Haute modern Mexican restaurant from chef Enrique Olvera in DTLA.

Côté Est
Smart French neighborhood bistro on York Boulevard in Highland Park.

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

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

CUT Lounge
Cocktails and an abbreviated menu 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.

Davenport's Restaurant
Ventura Boulevard restaurant offering Prime steaks, a sushi/sashimi menu and an extensive wine list.

Daw Yee Myanmar Corner
Traditional Burmese food in Silver Lake.

International buffet on the 69th floor of InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown.

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse
OPENING NOVEMBER 2018 --- Luxe steakhouse at Westfield Century City.

Tuck Hotel's restaurants puts a spin on Spanish fare in downtown LA's Fashion District.

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

Chef Dave Beran offers an intimate tasting menu experience at The Gallery on Santa Monica's Third Street Promenade.

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

Din Tai Fung
OPENING IN 2018 --- 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.

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.

Eat, drink, shop and learn at this Italian market and food court at Westfield Century City.

Eggslut slings gourmet egg sandwiches in Venice.

Gourmet egg sandwiches near The Americana at Brand in Glendale.

Gourmet egg sandwiches at Beverly Center.

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.

El Zarape
Mexican food offered up all day on Melrose Avenue.

Electric Owl
Casual Cal-Med dishes in Hollywood.

Fresh, creative craft cocktails in Highland Park.

Ever Bar
Pretty place to mix and mingle over craft cocktails at Kimpton Everly Hotel in Hollywood.

The Exchange
Israeli-influenced fare for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner in the Freehand Los Angeles hotel in downtown LA.

Modernist Middle Eastern spot from restaurateur George Abou-Daoud in the heart of Hollywood.

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

Beverly Center restaurant featuring a rotating, seasonal menu.

OPENING TBA --- Farmspoke will offer seasonally-driven California fare from chef Chris Crary.

OPENING TBA --- Elevated Italian fare from chef Michael Schwartz.

Poolside hangout on the 22nd floor of Hollywood Proper Residences.

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

New England-style seafood complemented by beers, wines and saké on Pasadena’s Fair Oaks Avenue.

Forman's Whiskey Tavern
Hunting lodge meets hipster at this Toluca Lake not-so-hidden gem.

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

Fourth and Olive
Genuine Alsatian cuisine provides the culinary framework for one of SoCal’s noblest dining concepts.

Frankland Crab & Co.
OPENING TBA --- Phillip Frankland Lee’s chic seafood shack.

Silver Lake deli with a menu ranging from matzoh ball soup to mutton chop.

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

Friends & Family
East Hollywood spot for standout breakfast and lunch from husband and wife chef team Daniel Mattern and Roxana Jullapat.

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.

The Gables
OPENING APRIL 18 --- Seasonal fare and upscale bakery goods at this all-day eatery in Santa Monica.

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.

Casual, all-day restaurant serving breakfast fare, pizzas and more.

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

Italian restaurant in DTLA offering pizza, pastas and mains, not to mention brunch and a late-night menu.

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

Good Measure
Wine bar and restaurant from Matthew Kaner in Atwater Village.

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

A vegan restaurant in Beverly Hills from the team behind Café Gratitude.

Great Maple
A "modern American eatery” at Pasadena’s Paseo Colorado.

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

Green Zone
Temple City eatery turning out organic Asian cuisine.

eSports/board game lounge serving bar fare, cocktails, beer and wine.

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

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

Harajuku Taproom
One of Japan's most popular izakaya chains lands in Culver City.

Harbor House
Coffee bar, cocktail lounge and restaurant offering California cuisine all at DTLA’s Wedbush Center.

The Hearth & Hound
Chef/restaurateur April Bloomfield has landed in Hollywood.

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.

The W Los Angeles West Beverly Hills adds a new poolside spot.

The Highlight Room
Rooftop lounge and poolside dining at the Dream Hollywood hotel.

HiHo Cheeseburger
Santa Monica spot turning out high-end burgers, shakes and homemade pie.

Himalayan Hut
Find Indian fare, Himalayan/Nepalese dishes and vegetarian options at this Sunset Boulevard spot.

Hock + Hoof
OPENING IN MARCH 2018 --- DTLA restaurant offering a contemporary American menu driven by French technique, Asian ingredients and global inspirations.

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

Southern fried chicken takes center stage in La Cañada.

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

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

New venture from “Top Chef” Michael Voltaggio.

Inko Nito
Sprawling robata eatery in DTLA.

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

OPENING TBA --- Santa Monica location of the New York City ramen restaurant.

Seasonal, modern Israeli cuisine on West Third Street.

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

Jane Q
Kimpton Everly Hotel's stylish, airy restaurant offering elevated all-day dining in Hollywood.

Jean-Georges Beverly Hills Bar
Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten's caviar creations, appetizers, pizzas and desserts are served at this bar adjacent to Jean-Georges Beverly Hills.

In a cathedral-sized restaurant at Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten continues his conquest of the West.

Hip plant-based restaurant in Virgil Village.

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

Taiwanese restaurant from Vivian Ku in Highland Park.

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

Kai Poké
Local, seasonal and sustainable poké bowls in Woodland Hills.

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

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.

Killer Noodle
Spicy Chinese-style dan dan noodles in West LA.

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.

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.

Famed French pastry boutique and tea room expands to Beverly Hills.

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.

Lazer Kat
Two-story bar on the Sunset Strip with a dance floor, video games, pizza and cocktails.

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

LiOrient Asian Bar & Restaurant
Xiao long bao, an express lunch menu and late-night happy hours in DTLA’s U.S. Bank Tower building.

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

Little Ruby
Beachy café offering fresh, seasonal dishes in Santa Monica.

Lobby Lounge
Enjoy afternoon tea or Champagne and caviar in the lounge at the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills.

Lobby Lounge
Vodka bar and light fare in the lobby at InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown.

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.

Tiki spot with an Old Hollywood vibe and iconic rum-focused drinks.

Lost at Sea
A neighborhood seafood spot in Old Pasadena.

Luchini Pizzeria & Bar
TAO Group's hipster-luxe, late-night pizza joint in Hollywood.

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

Chef Raphael Lunetta and the team behind Maple Block Meat Company have opened Lunetta in Santa Monica.

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

Oaxacan cuisine in Old Town Torrance.

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

Mainland Poke Shop
Customizable and signature poke bowls in Beverly Hills.

North Spring
Chef David Chang of Momofuku fame lands in DTLA.

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

Malibu Burger Company
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
Mama Lion in Koreatown aims is to put a contemporary spin on the supper club.

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

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

Marsa Lounge
West LA Med restaurant with a menu that roams from falafel to kebabs.

Mason's Dumpling Shop
OPENING IN 2018 --- Boiled dumplings, soup dumplings and more on Figueroa Street in Highland Park.

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

Meat on Ocean
Steakhouse with an on-site butcher shop in Santa Monica.

Mercado Taqueria
Elevated tacos and tequila and mezcal concoctions in Studio City.

Merci Clement
Beverly Hills eatery offering morning and lunchtime coffees, pastries and sandwiches.

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

Mh Zh
Silver Lake’s hipster Israeli spot buzzes on Sunset Boulevard.

The Mighty
Chefs Quinn and Karen Hatfield have ventured downtown with The Mighty.

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

Milk Bar
OPENING TBA --- Momofuku's sister bakery will expand to Los Angeles.

Mirabelle Wine Bar
Valley Village wine bar with globally sourced wines, beer on tap and bar bites.

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

Mr. Holmes Bakehouse
Larchmont outpost of the San Francisco bakery offering "cruffins" along with donuts, croissants and more.

Moroccan fare from chef Danny Elmaleh in Sherman Oaks.

Modern Times
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.

This Studio City bistro aims to bring a romantic slice of France to the San Fernando Valley.

Chef Travis Lett's California-inflected take on an izakaya in Venice.

The MV Grab and Go
Counter-service café across the street from The Mar Vista.

Chef Nyesha Arrington returns to the LA dining scene with Native restaurant in Santa Monica.

Venice spot for New American cuisine and craft cocktails.

Italian restaurant in Beverly Hills from The Toscana Restaurant Group.

Night + Market Sahm
Thai fare from chef Kris Yenbamroong in Venice.

The Nixon Chops & Whiskey
Modern, upscale steakhouse and whiskey bar in uptown Whittier.

The NoMad
Downtown Los Angeles is home to The NoMad, helmed by chef Daniel Humm and restaurateur Will Guidara.

Northern Cafe
Noodles and dumplings, cumin lamb, Chinese beer and more at this Beverly Boulevard eatery.

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
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.

189 by Dominique Ansel
Chef Dominique Ansel's famed "Cronuts" and more at The Grove in Los Angeles.

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

OOAK Kitchen
OPENING TBA --- Vegetarian Chinese fusion dishes on Washington Boulevard in Culver City.

French bistro fare and a wine bar in Chinatown.

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

Osen Izakaya
Izakaya fare, sushi and sashimi, saké and Japanese beers in Silver Lake.

Customize your bowl of couscous however you like at this downtown LA fast-casual restaurant.

Paloma Hollywood
Tequileria on Hollywood Boulevard with craft cocktails and a menu of Latin-inspired fare.

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.

Charming storefront Romanian restaurant on Highland Park’s York Boulevard.

Contemporary French/Filipino cuisine in Highland Park.

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

Gourmet versions of the classic peanut butter and jelly sandwich at Grand Central Market in downtown LA.

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.

Petite Taqueria
Modern Mexican restaurant with Japanese influence in West Hollywood.

Petros Century City
Westfield Century City restaurant offering upscale Greek cuisine.

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.

Brentwood eatery offering authentic (as well as unexpected) Neapolitan-style pizza.

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

Point Five Espresso Bar
Get your caffeine fix or enjoy a light bite at this Melrose Avenue coffeehouse.

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.

Chef Mark Peel's seafood-focused concept at Grand Central Market.

Pasadena outpost of Mark Peel’s “coastal casual” eatery.

The Proud Bird
Sitting at the end of an LAX runway, The Proud Bird --- still dedicated to aviation heroes and flying aces --- now offers a food hall dining experience.

OPENING TBA --- Mediterranean fare and North African dishes in Santa Monica.

Quick by Katsu-ya
Open hand rolls, ramen and saké are on the menu at this fast-casual spot in Studio City.

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

Rappahannock Oyster Bar
OPENING MARCH 2018 --- West Coast outpost of Rappahannock at ROW DTLA.

Modern, eclectic Asian eatery offering a variety of robata skewers.

Red Herring
American fare in Eagle Rock.

Rhythm Room
Cocktails, beer and wine, along with live music and games, at this revived 1920s speakeasy in DTLA.

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

Rocky’s Food & Beverage
American fare for brunch, lunch and dinner in Culver City.

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

THE rooftop BY JG
A snack over the megalopolis.

A casual, vibrant venue in West Hollywood presenting chef Ricardo Zarate's traditional Peruvian food.

Chef Steve Samson's Italian restaurant in the Fashion District's City Market South redevelopment project.

Route 66 Bar & Lounge
Route 66 Bar & Lounge hosts weekend comedy open mic nights at the Hollywood Hotel.

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

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

Sari Sari Store
A Filipino concept from Margarita Manzke in downtown LA's Grand Central Market.

General store and café offering coffee, sandwiches and more in Silver Lake.

Secret Lasagna
Lasagna and more is sold via this late-night window at Mandarin Plaza in Chinatown.

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.

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

Shin-Sen-Gumi 2GO
Morning, noon and night, get your Japanese food to go at this Gardena eatery.

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.

OPENING IN 2018 --- Chef Jessica Largey (Manresa) will debut her restaurant in LA’s Arts District.

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

Small Batch
Artisanal ice cream shop in Mar Vista offering scoops, milkshakes and more.

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

Globally inspired fare in Sherman Oaks features a raw bar, steaks and seafood, and a unique Spanish gin and tonic menu.

Chefs José Andrés and Aitor Zabala collaborate on this intimate restaurant at SLS Hotel Beverly Hills.

Sushi, sake and Japanese whisky at InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown.

Spire 73
Enjoy signature cocktails, local beers and playful small plates at the rooftop lounge at InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown.

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

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

Square Mixx
Korean food court in Gaju Marketplace.

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.

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.

Nostalgic New American fare in Redondo Beach.

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.

Surfside Venice Bar + Grill
Beach eats and Korean-inspired comfort food just off the Venice Beach Boardwalk.

Sample bone marrow nigiri and other unique bites at chef Phillip Frankland Lee's secret sushi speakeasy in Encino.

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

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

Sweetfin Poké
Tasty Hawaiian raw fish bowls in Larchmont Village.

Sweetfin Poké
Tasty Hawaiian raw fish bowls in Silver Lake.

Culver City outpost of healthy eatery sweetgreen.

Fresh and healthy dining highlighting seasonal salads in DTLA.

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 & Mezcal
Oaxacan cuisine, including specialty tacos de cazuela, in Bell.

Tacos Tu Madre
Nosh on gourmet tacos in Los Feliz.

From the Rustic Canyon crew comes Tallula's in Santa Monica.

TAO Group's Asian bistro is a Hollywood hotspot with impressive décor.

Tarte Tatin Bakery & Cafe
Mediterranean café and bakery on Beverly Drive.

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

Ten Ramen
Late night ramen (until 4 a.m.) plus appetizers and bowls at this K-town eatery.

Terra Cotta
Stylish, Asian-inspired dining option next to the Wiltern Theater in Koreatown.

OPENING TBA --- West Hollywood will be home to a new restaurant from Bill Chait and chef Raphael Francois.

Contemporary Cal-Italian fare in downtown LA.

The Flats
Inventive casual fare in Beverly Hills.

Cutting-edge, contemporary Mexican fare in Silver Lake.

Tocaya Organica
Modern organic Mexican cuisine at Westfield Century City.

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

Trejo's Coffee & Donuts
Actor/restaurateur Danny Trejo's Hollywood spot serves up Mexican-inspired donuts.

Trejo’s Cantina
Mexican restaurant from actor Danny Trejo in Woodland Hills.

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

Small plates and coffee in Echo Park.

Triple Beam Pizza
Roman-style pizza from Nancy Silverton, Matt Molina and Randy Clement in Highland Park.

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

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.

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

Savor Japanese fare, sushi and sashimi on Melrose Avenue.

unity la
L.A.'s diverse neighborhoods inspire the dishes at Hyatt Regency Los Angeles International Airport's restaurant.

Fresh traditional “sfogline” pasta imported from Bologna, along with Italian beer and select wines, on Santa Monica’s 2nd Street.

Chef Jordan Kahn's fine dining destination in Culver City.

Viale Dei Romani
Trattoria helmed by chef Casey Lane in West Hollywood’s Kimpton La Peer Hotel.

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.

This neighborhood restaurant presents Southeast Asian flavors in Venice.

Wanderlust Creamery
Gourmet, handcrafted ice cream in Atwater Village.

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.

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

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.

Xiang Yuan Gourmet
Dim sum, bao and barbecue pork buns at this Temple City spot.

Cal-Asian-influenced eatery and marketplace from chef Michael Hung.

X’tiosu Kitchen
Mexican and Middle Eastern flavors in Boyle Heights.

Yard House
Choose from 130 beers on draft and a wide-ranging menu at this downtown Burbank restaurant.

Yardbird Southern Table & Bar
OPENING SPRING 2018 --- Classic Southern cooking inside the reimagined Beverly Center mall.

The Yardbird
Fire grilled Cornish hens highlight the menu at this Glendale eatery.

Yolk & Flour
Heirloom LA catering partners Matthew Poley and Tara Maxey have opened Yolk & Flour in Cypress Park.


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