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Paolo Cesaro and chef Antonio Mure (Ado, Casa Ado) have branched out to Brentwood.

California-influenced, seasonal fare in Santa Monica.

Al Bacio Ristorante
Authentic Italian fare in West Hollywood, and a sweet sidewalk patio.

Zach Pollack's Silver Lake ode to regional Italian specialties.

Atwater Village’s chic Italian spot for cocktails, wine and a market-driven menu.

The Anchor
A casual, friendly spot for sipping, socializing and seafood in Venice Beach.

The Argyle
A Gatsby-themed nightclub and cocktail den in Hollywood.

Aro Latin
Aro Latin brings Latin fusion flair to South Pasadena.

The Arthur J
OPENING IN 2015 --- A third culinary collaboration from chef David LeFevre and the Simms Restaurant Group in Manhattan Beach.

Art's Table
An American menu ranges from slow-roasted pork belly to lobster Benedict at this Santa Monica restaurant.

Asa Meza
Chic Hollywood Asian-Latin restaurant featuring a large, leafy lantern-lit patio.

Ashland Hill
Wine and beer garden with a patio --- gourmet bites and entrées, too --- in Santa Monica.

The steak frites and its secret sauce is king.

Bacari PDR
A sibling of Bacaro L.A., this Playa Del Rey spot serves Mediterranean-inspired small plates and interesting wines.

Bar 20
The Grafton on Sunset's lounge features a selection of craft cocktails, microbrews and California wines.

Bar Verde
A full-service restaurant/bar in Nordstrom at The Grove.

Bardot replaces the long-running Harvard Square in Claremont Village.

Barrel & Ashes
Haute barbecue in Studio City.

Barrel Down
OPENING APRIL 2015 --- Modern takes on "Americana food" plus cocktails and 40 taps of craft beers in downtown Los Angeles.

Barton G. The Restaurant
Be prepared for a whimsical evening but also one filled with engaging American cuisine.

Beelman's Pub
High-end, European-inspired cocktails and elevated pub fare in downtown L.A.

Belcampo Farm Kitchen
OPENING TBA --- Belcampo Meat Co. will open its second Los Angeles area location in Santa Monica.

Belcampo Meat Co.
In addition to operating a butcher shop, Belcampo Meat Co. in Grand Central Market serves soups, sandwiches, burgers and stews.

BierBeisl Imbiss
OPENING TBA --- Chef Bernhard Mairinger will offer Austrian street food in downtown Los Angeles.

Big Bear Lake Brewing Company
Microbrewery with gourmet pub fare in Big Bear Lake.

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

Chef Brendan Collins presents a menu of rotating small plates in Hollywood.

Blue C Sushi
A wide selection of innovative sushi is delivered via conveyor belt.

Blue Plate Oysterette
A second location of the Santa Monica Blue Plate's seafood-focused spot.

Bluewater Avalon
A reliable seafood grill with simple but effective entrées on the Avalon Bay waterfront.

BO-beau kitchen + rooftap
Cal-French cuisine served up in a sprawling two-level restaurant on lively Pine Avenue in Long Beach.

A quick-service spot from chef Mark Peel in Grand Central Market.

Bourbon Steak
Chef Michael Mina has brought his steakhouse to The Americana at Brand in Glendale.

Bowery Bungalow
George Abou-Daoud's Silver Lake restaurant serves farm-to-table cuisine inspired by the flavors of the Middle East, North Africa and Mediterranean.

Brand 158
Brand 158 features an approachable menu from chef Peter Roelant.

Brickworks Roasthouse & Grill
Wood-fire grilled fare in the South Bay shopping destination of Manhattan Village Mall.

Brilliantshine offers craft cocktails and small plates in a 1920s downtown Santa Monica house.

Broken Spanish
OPENING TBA --- Latin American fare from chef Ray Garcia in the former Rivera space in downtown Los Angeles.

Brouwerij West
OPENING SUMMER 2015 --- Brouwerij West's new space will encompass a restaurant, bottle shop, coffee bar, retail outlet and more.

B.S. Taqueria
OPENING TBA --- A taqueria from chef Ray Garcia in the former Mo-Chica space in downtown Los Angeles.

Chef Evan Funke brings homemade pastas and breads to the Helms Bakery complex in Culver City.

Burger Lounge
This Southern California burger chain has set up shop in Larchmont Village.

Butchers & Barbers
A classic bistro in a historic building on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Chef Kris Tominaga presents an homage to rural French dining in a chic, romantic Santa Monica space.

Cafe Rockenwagner
The latest venture from chef Hans Röckenwagner.

Contemporary Indian cuisine with dishes representing every region of the country.

Carvery Kitchen
Traditional deli fare with a healthy, farmers' market twist in Santa Monica.

Cassell's Hamburgers
Iconic burger joint is back, this time in the Hotel Normandie in Koreatown.

Cast & Plow
Chef Umit Kaygusuz brings in local farm-to-table ingredients to prepare bistro fare in an elegant dining room by the marina.

Global fare from executive chef Tony DiSalvo at the Viceroy Santa Monica.

Catalina Bistro and Express Grill
Waterside dining and express meals served at the Catalina Express Sea and Air Terminal in San Pedro.

Catch & Release
OPENING TBA --- A seafood restaurant from chef Jason Neroni in the former Paiche space in Marina del Rey.

Elegant California cuisine in this almost-secret restaurant on bustling Sunset Boulevard.

Euro-Asian fare and sushi in the Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX.

Chengdu Taste
Chengdu Taste draws big crowds with authentic Sichuan cuisine.

Chez Antoine
Sweet and savory crêpes plus French classics in Highland Park.

Chianina Steakhouse
A boutique steakhouse from Michael's Restaurant Group featuring Chianina beef in Long Beach's Naples area.

Restaurateur Adam Fleischman is behind this concept offering fried chicken infused with chocolate.

OPENING SPRING 2015 --- A Santa Monica location of Adam Fleischman's chocolate-infused fried chicken restaurant.

The Church Key
A dining experience grounded in contrast makes chef Steven Fretz’s restaurant an exciting destination.

Ciao Cristina
Venetian chef Cristina Formenton serves food just like back home.

A fast-casual gourmet delicatessen from the Piccolo Group.

The owners of Golden State present Cofax, a neighborhood coffeehouse.

Colonia Taco Lounge
Chef Ricardo Diaz's vibrant La Puente spot for tacos with a gourmet twist, plus craft cocktails.

Chef Roy Choi's market-centric restaurant inhabits a poolside greenhouse at The Line Los Angeles in Koreatown.

Commonwealth offers an eclectic menu of small plates at great prices.

Contemporary fare with global influences in Burbank.

Cookie Casa Bakery
Cakes, cookies, cupcakes, pies and more.

OPENING TBD --- This West Hollywood gastropub from sbe and David Cooley will feature a large patio.

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

Crossings provides a touch of elegance in South Pasadena.

Del Rey Kitchen
The dream restaurant of childhood friends Satoru Yokomori and Michael Yee, Del Rey Kitchen serves hearty Japanese comfort cuisine.

DeSano Pizza Bakery
Authentic Neapolitan pizza in East Hollywood.

The District by Hannah An
Chic French colonial décor and a Vietnamese menu accented by Californian, French and Japanese flavors.

Ditmas Kitchen & Cocktails
Vibrant kosher American cuisine from chef Alex Reznik.

Dockside Seafood Restaurant
Seafood fare at Playa Provisions, the multi-purpose establishment from chef/owners Brooke Williamson and Nick Roberts.

Dough Pizzeria & Bar
Find gourmet pizza, craft cocktails and some ambitious dishes at this rocking trattoria on the Sunset Strip.

Eagle Rock Brewery Public House
Small plates and craft beers from Eagle Rock Brewery.

East Borough
Vietnamese cuisine by chef Chloe Tran in a casual ambience.

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

Gourmet egg sandwiches are served at this former food truck's permanent spot within Grand Central Market.

800 Degrees Pizza
Chef Anthony Carron's pizzeria expands to Santa Monica.

800 Degrees Pizza
Build your own thin-crust pizza at this Pasadena location of chef Anthony Carron's pizzeria.

El Condor
Well-crafted Mexican food and a curated tequila list uplift this attractive, lively Silver Lake spot.

Elaine’s Bakery & Cafe
Casual Elaine’s Bakery & Café offers wholesome, organic fare.

E.P. & L.P.
OPENING TBA --- Rooftop supper club with Fijian, Chinese and Indian influences in West Hollywood.

Escuela Taqueria
Restaurateur Steven Arroyo's Escuela Taqueria offers tacos with diverse, quality fillings.

F Grill
Burgers and American fare, along with a few French classics, in Manhattan Beach.

The Factory Kitchen
Rustic Italian fare in downtown's Arts District.

Faith & Flower
Globally influenced California cuisine in a sophisticated space in downtown L.A.

Fala Bar
A falafel and salad bar with an all-vegan (and mostly gluten-free) menu.

Field Trip at the Farmers Kitchen
Seasonal fare for brunch and lunch in the heart of Hollywood.

Asian fusion cuisine lands on Washington Boulevard in Culver City.

A fast-casual ode to crisp-fried Mexican rolled tacos in Baldwin Hills Crenshaw.

Flyin Fin
Creative takes on sushi and seafood in South Bay's Riviera Village.

Ford's Filling Station
American gastropub fare in Delta Terminal 5 at LAX.

Ford's Filling Station
Chef Ben Ford's gastropub at JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. Live.

Fork in the Road
This Santa Monica spot offers globally inspired California cuisine made with farmers market ingredients.

Chic spot atop Barneys New York serves up New York classics and contemporary California fare.

The Gadarene Swine
Chef Phillip Frankland Lee presents innovative vegetarian fare in Studio City.

Gentaro Soba
Japanese-based noodle shop at FIGat7th dishes up fresh soba.

Former “Top Chef” contestant CJ Jacobson crafts inventive, seasonal California cuisine in Studio City.

Chef-owner Travis Lett's (Gjelina) Gjusta is a gorgeous gourmet deli/bakery in Venice.

Glazed Donut Bistro
Gourmet donut shop in West Hollywood offers creative flavors and Stumptown coffee.

Good Times at Davey Wayne's
This 70's-themed bar will make you think you stepped back in time --- and into someone's living room.

Gracias Madre
Vegan Mexican fare from the team behind Café Gratitude.

Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop
A full bar program and patio are highlights at this Hollywood branch of the salad-centric mini-chain.

Greenspan's Grilled Cheese
Grilled cheese sandwiches from chef Eric Greenspan.

The Greyhound Bar & Grill
The Greyhound Bar & Grill is a good place to refuel in gentrifying Highland Park.

Grimaldi's Coal Brick-Oven Pizzeria
Brick-oven pizzas and calzones in El Segundo.

A "24-hour Tea Lab/Bakery/Workspace/Hangout" in Venice.

Craft cocktails and bar bites by Eric Greenspan amid hip, Art Deco-style décor.

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

Chef Brian Malarkey has brought Herringbone to Los Angeles.

The Hollywood Way
Easy-access San Fernando Valley sports bar featuring solid eats, generous drinks and plenty of TV screens.

A Santa Monica spot for barbecue styles from all around the United States.

The Horn
Steakhouse and bar in WeHo spotlighting game and craft cocktails.

Horse Thief
Central Texas-style barbecue at downtown L.A.’s Grand Central Market.

Hutchinson Cocktails & Grill
Enjoy the cuisine of Indonesia right on La Cienega Boulevard.

HYDE Sunset Kitchen + Cocktails
Glamorous Hollywood nightlife spot from sbe features California cuisine from "Top Chef" alum Chris Crary.

OPENING TBA --- An ice cream, doughnut and coffee shop from Neal and Amy Knoll Fraser, along with pastry chef Mariah Swan.

Ice-Cream Lab
Made-to-order liquid nitrogen ice cream containing organic, kosher and locally sourced ingredients.

Idle Hour
Classic cocktails and comfort food in a space shaped like a giant whiskey barrel.

800 Degrees
Thin-crust pizzas in the Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX.

Il Piccolo Verde
A neighborhood restaurant serving Italian fare and health-conscious options in Brentwood Village.

The Independence
A modern tavern in Santa Monica.

Creative sandwiches from chef Michael Voltaggio at Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX.

James' Beach
A branch of the Venice Beach restaurant now at the Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX.

James Republic
A stylish, coastal setting with an airy dining room, hopping bar scene and a well-executed menu of New American cuisine.

JJ's Bistro
Fans of “Preachers of L.A.” will recognize this Inglewood restaurant from Loretta Jones and Bishop Noel Jones.

Joan's on Third
Joan McNamara's spot for comfort food and gourmet goodies comes to Studio City.

Jon & Vinny's
OPENING IN 2015 --- Restaurateur/chef partners Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo (Animal, Son of a Gun) have another Fairfax restaurant coming down the pike.

Justice Urban Tavern
Modern gastropub fare, local craft beers and specialty cocktails in Little Tokyo.

Kinjiro offers a high-end izakaya menu in Little Tokyo's Honda Plaza.

Kush Sake Bar
Local izakaya in Echo Park serves up sake and small plates.

La Boulange
This Los Angeles branch of the San Francisco/Bay Area café chain serves breakfast (all day), salads, sandwiches and more.

LA Chapter
The hotel restaurant at the Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles.

Ladies' Gunboat Society at Flores
This relaunch of Flores features a Southern-inspired menu from chef Brian Dunsmoor.

Le Comptoir
An intimate space offering a tasting menu from chef Gary Menes.

Le Relais De l'Entrecôte
OPENING SPRING 2015 --- A West Hollywood location of the Parisian steak frites chain.

This high-ceilinged downtown dining room offers American bistro fare from chef/restaurateur Josef Centeno.

The popular Southern California cafeteria-style eatery in Toluca Lake.

The Little Door
The Mediterranean-inspired hideaway now has a sister location in Santa Monica.

Little Sheep
Mongolian hot pot cookery in Torrance.

Little Sister
Southeast Asian cuisine in a casual setting in downtown Manhattan Beach.

Live Basil Pizza
Signature pizzas made with organic ingredients, including gluten-free and vegan choices.

Lobsta Shack
Brick and mortar location of the Lobsta Truck offering an expanded lobster-centric menu and more.

Local Table
A casual downtown L.A. spot for breakfast, sandwiches, salads and mains made with local, sustainable ingredients.

The Lost Knight
British gastropub in Echo Park serving traditional and ambitious British fare, alongside many draught beers.

Loteria Grill
Fresh regional Mexican cuisine at TASTE at FIGat7th in downtown Los Angeles.

The Lounge 22
Inviting lounge/bistro with small plates from a Patina Group alum.

Love & Salt
Chef Michael Fiorelli helms the kitchen at this Italian-inspired restaurant in Manhattan Beach.

L'Scorpion West
Hollywood's L'Scorpion tequila bar has a clubby sister spot in WeHo.

Lucky Duck by Square One
A chic neighborhood spot in Silver Lake with a seasonally changing menu.

M Cafe
Contemporary macrobiotic fare for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Malibu Pier Restaurant & Bar
Seafood-centric fare on the Malibu Pier.

An Italian countryside eatery serving wood fire pizzas, casual Italian fare, wine and cocktails in Malibu.

Maple Block Meat Company
OPENING TBA --- Texas barbecue in Culver City.

Parisian ambience and classic fare at this French bistro on Beverly Boulevard.

Mastro's Ocean Club
Seafood and steaks in a prime Malibu location perched over the beach.

"Take Home Chef" host Curtis Stone's first restaurant.

Meizhou Dongpo
A sleek, chic Sichuan restaurant at Westfield Century City.

Melrose Umbrella Company
Stylish craft cocktails made with home-made tinctures, syrups and tonics from seasonal ingredients.

Start with a drink before moving on to chef Jose Acevedo’s Mexican cuisine at Mercado’s Hollywood outpost.

Authentic, creative Mexican dishes and cocktails from chefs Ramiro Arvizu and Jaime Martin Del Campo in Baldwin Hills.

Mud Hen Tavern
Gastropub fare from chef Susan Feniger and Kajsa Alger in the space that previously housed Susan Feniger's STREET.

Sherman Oaks gastropub offers craft cocktails and beer and a high-end bar menu.

Napoleon & Josephine
The only Corsican restaurant in Los Angeles offering authentic dishes and regional wines.

Nest at WP24
Wolfgang Puck's casual restaurant and lounge in The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles offers views, craft cocktails and signature Asian dishes.

An Italian-influenced restaurant/lounge in West Hollywood from (Bootsy Bellows, Hooray Henry's, SHOREbar).

Nick's Manhattan Beach
A Manhattan Beach location of the Southern California chain specializing in American fare.

Night + Market Song
Night + Market has brought its authentic Northern Thai fare to Silver Lake.

Noodles Station
Noodles Station (formerly @ Bangkok, and The King & I before that) serves up Thai food in Beverly Hills.

The Normandie Club
New takes on classic cocktails at Hotel Normandie in Koreatown.

Ocean Prime
Modern supper club Ocean Prime has branched out to Beverly Hills.

Odys & Penelope
A meat-centric concept from Quinn and Karen Hatfield (Hatfield's, The Sycamore Kitchen).

The Oinkster
Chef Andre Guerrero is going casual with The Oinkster, an Eagle Rock favorite, that has a sibling in Hollywood.

Oliver's Prime Steakhouse
Chef Greg Elkin is in charge of the kitchen of this sleek steakhouse in The Grafton on Sunset in West Hollywood.

Open Sesame
Authentic Lebanese cuisine in the former Eva Restaurant space.

The Original Farmers Market
A variety of food vendors, restaurants and shops makes LAX’s Farmers Market outpost a destination for travelers.

Orsa & Winston
Ambitious, multi-cultural dining concept from prolific downtown chef/restaurateur Josef Centeno.

The Oyster Gourmet
Christophe Happillon's oyster outpost at Grand Central Market.

Pacific Plate Brewing Co.
Microbrewery pouring unique brews in Monrovia.

The Palm
The Palm steakhouse has brought a branch to Beverly Hills.

Panini Cosmopolitan Café
This Westwood restaurant features dishes inspired by Mexico’s Cabo coast and the Mediterranean sea.

Paninoteca by Scarpetta
Scarpetta's weekday sandwich concept offers upscale lunch items.

Pearl's Liquor Bar
Glamorous 1920’s-themed bar and restaurant on Hollywood's Sunset Strip, with a dashing rooftop bar.

Peking Tavern
Handcrafted cocktails and Beijing-style street food in Chinatown.

Petit Trois
Enjoy classic French fare at this tiny bistro envisioned by chef Ludo Lefebvre.

Petrossian Caviar & Champagne Bar
Indulge in Champagne, caviar and vodka in the Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX.

Pez Cantina
Downtown L.A. destination for Mexican cuisine from a Patina alum showcasing sustainable seafood.

Fashionable Chinese restaurant Philippe resurfaces in Beverly Hills.

Craft beers on tap and hand-made sausages in Pasadena.

Pier 76 Fish Grill
Classic, seasonal American seafood in the historic Cooper Arms building in downtown Long Beach.

Pine & Crane
Find authentic Taiwanese/Chinese dishes at this casual and popular Silver Lake spot.

Chef Vic Casanova (Gusto) and Seth Glassman are behind this stylish, cosmopolitan steakhouse with a strong Italian accent.

Pitfire Artisan Pizza
Pitfire Artisan Pizza brings its wood-fired offerings to Pasadena.

Plan Check Kitchen + Bar
Modern takes on American comfort food, plus craft beers and innovative crop-to-cup cocktails.

Plan Check Kitchen + Bar
Ernesto Uchimura’s gastropub fare features signature burgers, and there’s a large happy hour menu, too, all in the Wilshire corridor of downtown’s City West district.

Plant Food and Wine
OPENING IN 2015 --- Locally sourced, plant-based fare on Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice.

Pok Pok Phat Thai
Andy Ricker brings a branch of his Thai restaurant to Chinatown in Los Angeles.

Modern Korean food stylings from chef Roy Choi in Koreatown.

Prime Steakhouse
Agoura Hills steakhouse offers plenty of meat along with worthy alternatives in an elegant setting.

Prova Pizzeria
Gourmet pizza from a 100-year-old family recipe.

PUMP Lounge
Lisa Vanderpump Todd's beautiful restaurant in the middle of West Hollywood.

Pure by Michèle La Porta
OPENING APRIL 2015 --- A quick option for healthy fare in Beverly Hills.

Purgatory at the Junction
Specialty pizzas, salads, sandwiches, pastas and brunch on Sunset Boulevard in Silver Lake.

Bakery and ice cream parlor with unique offerings like caramelized pineapple and mocha almond fudge.

Frank Pellegrino's Los Angeles location of famed New York Rao's Italian restaurant.

A fun but sophisticated project from Neal Fraser at the historic Cathedral of Saint Vibiana in downtown Los Angeles.

Hipster late-night coffeehouse in Hollywood.

Ristorante al Mare
Pleasant Italian cuisine right on the Santa Monica Pier.

Roadhouse LA
Upscale global barbecue from Umami Restaurant Group.

Rock & Brews PCH
Loud and proud of it, this rollicking spot has a long list of artisan beers and typical bar eats.

Rock & Brews
A rock-themed restaurant at LAX serving American fare and craft beers.

OPENING TBA --- Teppanyaki and more from Innovative Dining Group in West Hollywood.

The Roost at LA Farm
Seasonal American cuisine at LA Farm in Santa Monica.

Ruth's Chris Steak House
The New Orleans-born steakhouse chain continues its worldwide expansion with this location in Marina del Rey.

Saint Martha
Saint Martha offers exciting, ambitious fare in the unassuming setting of a Koreatown strip mall.

Salt & Straw
Larchmont Village outpost of Portland's "farm-to-cone" ice cream company.

SALT Restaurant & Bar
Chef Mark Gold presents seasonally inspired California cuisine at the Marina Del Rey Hotel.

OPENING TBA --- Cal-Indian from chef Akasha Richmond (Akasha).

Innovative vegan Thai cuisine in Santa Monica.

Scopa Italian Roots
A new venture from former "Top Chef" contestant Antonia Lofaso.

Contemporary American cooking, a handsome dining room and pleasant patio on Lake Avenue.

Settebello Pizzeria Napoletana
Authentic Neapolitan pizza in Marina del Rey.

SHAN Social House
Japanese-style chukka cuisine and Wagyu beef specialties in a dramatic setting in Beverly Hills.

SHIKI Beverly Hills
Authentic Japanese cuisine made with fresh ingredients sourced locally and from Japan.

A nondescript building on the very west side of Culver City is home to elegant vegan cuisine with a Japanese influence.

Shophouse Southeast Asian Kitchen
Asian-inspired fast food at Santa Monica's Third Street Promenade.

A Burbank location of the gastropub concept from the Simms brothers.

643 North
Stylish Italian restaurant with a custom cocktail program in Chinatown.

"Smashed," seared and seasoned-to-order hamburgers at L.A. Live.

At smoke.oil.salt., chef Perfecto Rocher presents authentic Catalan flavors

solita Tacos & Margaritas
Baja-inspired Mexican cuisine at the Westfield Valencia Town Center.

South End
Italian wine bar/café on Abbot Kinney Boulevard dishes up rustic pizza from a Mozza alum.

Spaghettini & the Dave Koz Lounge
Refined California-inspired Italian cuisine in a state-of-the-art music venue.

Spare Tire Kitchen & Tavern
Gastropub with gourmet grub from chef Gavin Mills, and 120 whiskies.

Spin The Bottle Wine Studio
Retail wine shop and wine bar in Toluca Lake.

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.

Status Kuo
Rotisserie meats (plus vegan and vegetarian options) in Mar Vista.

Steak & Whisky
Chef Tin Vuong's modern American steakhouse in Hermosa Beach.

Stir Market
Beverly Boulevard food hall for eat-in or takeaway dining.

SunCafe Organic Cuisine
Studio City café serving organic, raw and vegan dishes.

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

Sushi Akatora
Sushi and izakaya-inspired fare in Manhattan Beach.

Sushi Tsujita
Upscale classic Japanese omakase, with Edomae-style sushi, in West L.A.

Sushi Zo
Culver City's Sushi Zo branches out into downtown L.A.

Sweetfin Poké
OPENING TBA --- Hawaiian raw fish bowls from chef Dakota Weiss.

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.

Tanzy Restaurant
Quality pasta turned out by chef Bryan Podgorski at this sprawling Italian restaurant in Westwood.

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.

Tender Greens
Local, sustainable fare with Italian and American influences in downtown Los Angeles.

This café and lounge offers a market-driven menu in Casa del Mar.

More than just duplicating a brasserie, Terrine deftly tweaks the standards.

Varied pastas and 30 pizzas offered in an architectural landmark in downtown L.A.

III Forks
An outpost of the Texas-based steakhouse chain in the Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX.

Tipple & Brine
Sustainable seafood and classic cocktails are served at this modern-rustic establishment in Sherman Oaks.

Tipsy Cow
Sherman Oaks eatery specializing in freshly-ground burgers and craft beer.

Tom's Urban
Tom's Urban at L.A. Live offers a casual menu with dishes ranging from Xiangxiang crispy duck wings to cheeseburger sliders to pizzas.

Top Round Roast Beef
New York-style roast beef sandwiches in Mid-City.

Torta Co.
Mexican-style sandwiches adjacent to Loteria Grill at FIGat7th in downtown Los Angeles.

Trejo's Tacos
OPENING SPRING 2015 --- A modern Mexican cantina and restaurant from actor Danny Trejo.

Tuning Fork
San Fernando Valley gastropub offers seasonal comfort food in a cozy setting.

Umami Burger
Umami's meat-based burgers, plus specialties like an ahi burger and a full bar, are offered in a sleek space in Old Pasadena.

Bruce Kalman helms the kitchen at Cal-Ital Union in Old Pasadena.

Urban Garden
Vegan-friendly Lebanese fare is served up at this café from restaurateur George Abou-Daoud.

Australian-inspired pub features New American/Australian fare and a $10,000 martini.

Venice Whaler
Drinks and good reinvented casual food at a quintessential Los Angeles location right by the Venice pier.

OPENING TBA --- A makeover and name change for Larchmont Village trattoria Girasole.

Vitello's Restaurant
Sleek renovation adds pizzazz to this Studio City Italian stalwart.

V's Restaurant + Bar
A comfortable space with a neighborhood appeal in downtown Malibu, serving flavorful though predictable New American cuisine.

The Wallace
The Wallace in downtown Culver City offers California cuisine with an emphasis on locally sourced ingredients.

Wally's Vinoteca
The wine and spirits shop Wally's has expanded with this Beverly Hills restaurant.

A swanky bar/lounge/nightclub in Hollywood that offers “tableside cocktail service” with fresh juices and premium spirits.

Water Grill
A Santa Monica branch of downtown L.A.'s iconic seafood restaurant, now with a more democratic approach to the menu.

Wexler's Deli
Micah Wexler debuts his downtown deli at Grand Central Market.

Koreatown spot for a taste of Philly.

Wise Barbecue Co.
This Los Angeles food truck serves up "Texas cowboy" barbecue.

Yellowtail Japanese Restaurant & Lounge
Sushi and Japanese cuisine from chef Akira Back on the Sunset Strip.

Stylish bar with a big patio offering craft cocktails and select contemporary bites.


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